Posts tagged fundraiser

Weeklong fundraiser underway for Erie boy

By | July 26, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

More than 15 Erie businesses have joined forces to raise money for the family of Jax Stone, a 9-year-old boy who was diagnosed with a brainstem glioma, a rare malignant tumor. Each day during the week starting today, these businesses will be donating part of their sales to Jax’s family. Businesses include Ye Old Sweet… View Article

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Hunt for bargains at Orphan Angels’ rummage sale this weekend

By | July 18, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. Stop by to find bargains on clothing, pet items, household goods, books, toys and more.  For more information, call 790-4067. In addition, the shelter staff are seeking volunteers to… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help at Zabawa

By | July 14, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Cat shelter seeks items, storage space for garage sale

By | July 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. All proceeds will go toward taking care of the cats at the shelter. The organizers are seeking donations of items for the… View Article

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Saturday concert to benefit Erie veterans group

By | July 4, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Composer, guitarist and harp guitarist Muriel Anderson will perform a benefit concert for Erie’s Music for Veterans program on Saturday, at 8 p.m., at the Erie Art Museum, 20 E. Fifth St. Vinny Stefanelli, also a guitarist, started Music for Veterans as a way to reintegrate veterans into civilian society after their service to their country. Participating… View Article

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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

By | July 2, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Because You Care animal rescue organization recently opened a cat adoption center at 6041 West Road, McKean. A dog kennel is set to open this summer. Volunteers are needed to help in numerous roles, including cleaning and scooping litter, feeding the animals, socializing animals, answering the telephone, selling merchandise to members of the public, and… View Article

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Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

By | July 1, 2014 6:23 am | 0 Comments

 

Not ready for the Beast on the Bay — a “grueling 10-mile obstacle course”  at Presque Isle State Park? Why not consider volunteering to help out instead? You’ll get a front-row seat for this unique event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6. The Barber National Institute is expecting more than 1,000 participants for this year’s event,… View Article

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Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

By | June 24, 2014 1:03 am | 0 Comments

 

Join Cody’s Ride of Hope on Sunday at Presque Isle State Park, and help brighten the lives of sick children. The event is a bike ride to benefit Cody’s Wheels Of Hope, a nonprofit organization that accepts donations in order to buy bicycles, riding toys and safety helmets for children with life-threatening diseases. The ride… View Article

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Help make this year’s Discover Presque Isle a success

By | June 22, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Discover Presque Isle is a three-day event held every year to raise funds for improvements to Presque Isle State Park. It takes nearly 200 volunteers to make the event a success. This year’s festival is set for July 25-27. As always, there will be a variety of family-oriented fun, including live music, a large children’s festival, art and craft vendors,… View Article

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2-day bicycle fundraiser seeks volunteers

By | June 17, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

VeloSano is a cycling fundraiser to benefit cancer research at the Cleveland Clinic, and it will pass through Erie on July 19 and 20. Event organizers are expecting approximately 200 riders to make the  173- or 230-mile circuits from Cleveland to Erie and back. Those riders, who will each be raising at least $2,000 for… View Article

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