Posts tagged Greater Erie Community Action Committee

Foster grandparents mentor Erie youth

   June 7, 2012 11:29 am    0

The Foster Grandparent Program, sponsored by the Greater Erie Community Action Committee, is looking for adults age 55 and older to mentor Erie youth. Foster grandparents are placed in a school, Head Start or other educational facility. They help three to five special needs students with their daily learning tasks. Participating foster grandparents receive a…


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Erie seniors give back with RSVP program

   May 15, 2012 12:37 pm    0

Are you retired? Looking for a way to give back? The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), run by the Greater Erie Community Action Committee (GECAC), matches the skills of retired people with the needs of community organizations across the Erie area. GECAC only asks that participants “possess interest and ability in the volunteer task.”…


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Volunteer Round-up: Feb. 6

   February 6, 2012 10:48 am    1

A former colleague alerted me to an article on asking its readers to research the people and organizations behind the issues about which they are passionate. The task was part of’s #30daysofGOOD campaign. The posting encouraged readers to: Remember, no act is too small. Some people just need a ride to receive cancer…


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