Volunteers needed to collect food donations on Dec. 19

   December 8, 2014 4:18 pm

Erie-area Tops Markets and the Second Harvest Food Bank are teaming up again for the Food 4 Families Food Drive on Friday, Dec. 19. Volunteers are needed at each Erie Tops Markets location to help pass out flyers and to help collect donations. Shifts are available as follows: Tops store at 1702 E. 38th St., 3…

Erie City Mission seeks volunteers for holiday meals

   November 10, 2014 5:00 am

Erie City Mission will be hosting numerous meals, including breakfasts, lunches and dinners, between now and the beginning of the New Year, and is looking for volunteers — both individuals and community and service groups — to help staff the preparation and service of those meals. In particular, groups experienced with meal preparation and service…

Fun ways to help animal rescue groups this weekend

   October 3, 2014 10:25 am

This weekend offers multiple opportunities to help Erie-area animal rescue groups — and have fun at the same time. Start the weekend with a 3-mile charity walk for the Erie Animal Network’s Community Cat Fund on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Community Cat Fund pays for spays, neuters, vaccinations, shelters and food for stray cats in…

Volunteers needed to help at BYC Walk for Small Animals

   September 3, 2014 12:05 pm

Because You Care’s 19th annual Walk for Small Animals is set for Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Liberty Park on Erie’s Bayfront. The animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to assist with setup starting at 11 a.m.; registration (from noon to 1 p.m.);  serving plates of food from 2 to 3 p.m.;  packing…

Volunteer to help at Camp Sherwin’s Apple Fest

   August 12, 2014 5:00 am

Camp Sherwin, 8600 West Lake Road, Lake City, is looking for numerous volunteers to help at the 2014 Apple Fest, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18. Volunteer jobs available include: On Friday, Oct. 17: Painting lines for the parking lot on Friday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Setting up the concession area and…

Second Harvest Food Bank seeks volunteers for this weekend

   August 6, 2014 8:53 am

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania, 1507 Grimm Drive, is seeking volunteers to help this Saturday with sorting groceries and/or labeling products. Volunteer shifts are available from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1  to 3 p.m. If you are available to help, please call Amanda at 459-3663, Ext. 106.

Volunteers needed to help at Zabawa

   July 14, 2014 1:00 am

Looking for an opportunity to help out over the summer and be involved in one of the Erie Diocese’s most well attended events?   Holy Trinity’s Zabawa — the annual Polish Heritage Festival — is the place for you. The festival organizers are actively looking for help in serving the food to the large crowd of…

Fun fair/carnival today to benefit Erie Animal Network

   June 8, 2014 1:00 am

Bring the family for some good old-fashioned carnival-type fun at the Erie Animal Network Carnival and Fun Fair today, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Sparrow Pond Campground, 11103 Rte 19 N., in Waterford. Admission to the fair is free, and there will be food — including carnival-type snacks — to purchase, plus games, music,…

Benefit Sunday to help defray Erie resident’s kidney transplant costs

   June 7, 2014 1:00 am

A benefit Sunday, from noon to 6 p.m., at Shades Beach, 7000 East Lake Road, Harborcreek, will help defray the costs of a kidney transplant for Meagan Leamer, age 21. Leamer has been living with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) – a scar tissue formed in parts of the kidney — since she was 3 years old….

Volunteers needed for Kori’s Kritters fundraiser

   June 5, 2014 5:00 am

The third annual Kori B. Durkin Foundation Kori’s Kritters benefit in Support of Animal Rescue will be held Saturday, July 12, 5 to 11 p.m., at the Colony Pub &  Grille, 2670 W. Eighth St. Many volunteers are needed to help put on this event, which will benefit Because You Care, a local animal rescue…