Posts tagged nonprofits

Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

By | July 22, 2014 5:15 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition holds an annual Home Run Derby event each summer at professional baseball stadiums in Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to serve as outfield ball shaggers at each event. The Erie event is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at Jerry Uht Park. Duties include collecting balls hit into the outfield and infield once they… 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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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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United Way to honor Brady Louis for volunteer service

By | June 29, 2014 7:39 am | 0 Comments

 

United Way of Erie County will honor F. Brady Louis with the 2014 Tocqueville Award on July 15. The award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to the local community through personal leadership and long-time commitment. For decades, Louis has donated his time, talent and expertise to improve lives and make Erie County a better place to live. Since moving to… 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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‘Volunteer’ your organs, save lives

By | June 23, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Did you know that every organ donor has the potential to save eight lives? The Center for Organ Recovery & Education has launched a campaign to increase the awareness of the immense difference organ donation can make. C.O.R.E. is encouraging everyone to register to become an organ and tissue donor, and also to consider working with C.O.R.E. to… View Article

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Erie Multicultural Center seeks volunteers to fill many roles

By | June 19, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Erie Multicultural Community Resource Center relies on volunteers to provide a variety of educational, employment and other programs and services for Erie’s immigrant and refugee populations. Individuals and groups are always needed to help on a one-time or an on-going basis. Opportunities for volunteers include classroom aides, maintenance, housekeeping, website management, client support roles,… View Article

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Get Connected is online resource for volunteers, nonprofits

By | June 16, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Get Connected is a joint project of the United Way of Erie County and the Nonprofit Partnership that aims to match people who have time, energy, skills and the desire to help — potential volunteers — with the community organizations that need them. It provides an online listing of local volunteer opportunities where members of the… View Article

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Art & Sole 5K, Highmark Walk set for Saturday

By | June 6, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Volunteers sought for Audubon Center’s 5K run/walk

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

 

On Saturday, July 26, runners and walkers of all ages will hit the trails for the Wild 5K Run/Walk at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, near Jamestown, N.Y. Proceeds from the race will support Liberty, the center’s resident bald eagle, whose care costs approximately $7,500 per year, according to Audubon Seasonal Naturalist and race Co-chair Corinne Frederickson. Volunteers… View Article

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