Posts tagged fundraising

Cat shelter needs volunteers to help clean, more

   June 21, 2014 1:00 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center, a no-kill cat and kitten shelter at 5439 West Lake Road, needs adult volunteers to clean cages and floors, as well as to help with fundraising events, writing grants and spending  time socializing the cats at the center. Opportunities are available to accommodate every schedule, no  matter how much or…


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Art & Sole 5K, Highmark Walk set for Saturday

   June 6, 2014 5:00 am    0

Lace up your sneakers tomorrow and get outside for some exercise for a good cause. You can choose between the 9th annual Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, which benefits 28 Erie-area health and human service groups, and the Art & Sole 5K, which raises funds to underwrite free art classes for at-risk children at…


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Erie’s Mercy Center for Women seeks volunteers

   March 14, 2014 4:00 am    0

Erie’s Mercy Center for Women, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy,  provides  transitional housing, education and counseling for homeless women with or without children. The center, which is located at 1039 E. 27th St., relies heavily on volunteers to carry out its mission. It currently is seeking  volunteers to help with receptionist duties, preparing bulk mailings, organizing…


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How will you celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week?

   February 10, 2014 5:53 pm    0

This week (Feb. 10-16) is International Random Acts of Kindness Week. While we should each make an effort to practice kindness every day, this week is nice reminder to break from your normal routine or comfort zone and attempt a new random act of kindness each day. Need some ideas?  Why not volunteer with a…


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Donate to Inner City Neighborhood Art House at area Burger Kings

   December 12, 2013 6:00 am    0

The Burger King restaurants of Erie County are collecting donations of cash and supplies for the Inner City Neighborhood Art House today through Saturday. For three days, members of the community can visit any Burger King restaurant in Erie County and add a donation of $1 to their food order or donate a wish list…


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Help needed at Frontier Park

   October 11, 2013 4:06 pm    0

Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park, L.E.A.F., is seeking volunteers to help as tour guides, educational presenters and special event assistants, as well as with tree maintenance and gardening, public relations and marketing, fundraising and other tasks essential to the operation of the park. L.E.A.F.’s annual special events include the L.E.A.F. Festival in September, the…


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Orphan Angels needs help with newspaper sales at Walmart

   September 25, 2013 1:27 pm    0

Volunteers from Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary sell Sunday Erie Times-News newspapers at Walmart, 5350 West Ridge Road, on occasional Sundays to raise funds for the shelter and are seeking additional volunteers to help. Volunteers should be somewhat outgoing and good at talking to people to ask if they would like to buy a paper. The…


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St. Martin Center needs volunteers in a variety of roles

   September 3, 2013 12:43 pm    0

Erie’s St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St.,  is in need of volunteers for everything from day-to-day operations to special event assistance. The center is looking for assistance with maintenance, grounds keeping, office help (filing, mailing, etc.), receptionist duties, fundraising, special events, food pantry staffing, sorting room work, and in the Early Learning Center. Opportunities are available for those who are free only…


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St. Martin Center seeks volunteers

   August 14, 2013 4:00 pm    0

St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St., is a social service agency that serves individuals and families in Erie through a variety of efforts, including housing services, an early learning center, a food pantry, foreclosure prevention services, Hospitality Industry Training, PA Workwear, Catering on Parade, and occasional special events. The agency is looking to build a…


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Donate today, and your dollars go further

   August 13, 2013 5:00 am    0

Today’s Erie Gives Day, the day to make your donations to local charities and have a portion of them matched by the Erie Community Foundation. Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., donations of $25 or more made online through the Erie Gives website,,  will be boosted by a prorated match from the Erie Community…


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