Orphan Angels seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   November 20, 2014 11:39 am

Volunteers are needed to wrap gifts on behalf of Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary at the Millcreek Mall on Friday, Nov. 28, between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers will wrap gifts purchased by shoppers in exhange for a donation…

Help wrap gifts for senior citizens

   December 4, 2013 12:07 pm

Home Instead Senior Care Erie provides gifts to more than 350 needy local senior citizens each holiday season. Volunteers are needed to help wrap and organize the donated gifts on Dec. 18, starting at 10 a.m., at the Home Instead Senior Care office, 3910 Caughey Road, suite 220. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Laura…

Volunteers needed to organize Shining Star gifts

   November 27, 2013 2:55 pm

St. Martin Center, Inc. needs volunteers in December to help organize the gifts for its Shining Stars program. The program, which is open to children ages 12 and younger, helps ensure kids whose families are struggling have gifts to open on Christmas. Stars with kids’ names and their Christmas wish lists are hanging at organizations…

Help Erie area organizations ‘restore the shore’

   December 4, 2012 9:08 am

After Monday’s post on gift collections, I heard from Courtney Dore at Community Resources for Independence about a great donation drive they are doing with Plyler Overhead Door to help victims of Hurricane Sandy during the holiday season. The “Restore the Shore” toy drive needs unwrapped gifts or gift cards in small denominations. Donations will…

‘Tis the season to donate gifts

   December 3, 2012 11:06 am

One great way to give back during the holiday season is to add a gift donation to your shopping list. This week’s YMCA of Greater Erie’s newsletter featured a couple ongoing gift collections: -Operation Give Thanks: The Boot Camp Class at the Glenwood Park YMCA is filling care packages to send to our troops.  They’re…

Fulfill a Christmas Wish List for the Mercy Center

   November 21, 2012 8:59 am

They’re making a list and checking it twice. The Mercy Center for Women has assembled a list of needed Christmas presents for its adult and youth residents. According to a post on Get Connected, the center asks that donors drop off the unwrapped presents by Dec. 3. The list: For children- -Littlest Pet Shop -Monster…