Posts tagged nonprofits

Erie cat shelter seeks donations of used books

By | April 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, 5439 West Lake Road, is accepting donations of gently used books for a book sale to be held in May. The sale, scheduled for May 17 and 18, at the shelter, will benefit a cat named Phoenix who needs a liver shunt. Books can be dropped off at the shelter on… View Article

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St. Martin Center seeks volunteer cooks

By | April 17, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie’s St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St., is seeking experienced volunteer cooks to prepare large quantities of food for Metro Erie Meals on Wheels clients. The work takes place between 7 and 11 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, and responsibilities include cooking foods according to menus and accommodating special dietary or nutritional restrictions; washing pots, pans,… View Article

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Volunteer at Erie-area hospice for fulfilling experience

By | April 15, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Heartland Hospice recently celebrated National Volunteer Week by recognizing the contributions of its dedicated hospice volunteers and encouraging community members to become volunteers. Heartland volunteers offer support, companionship and practical, compassionate help to hospice patients. Volunteers can decide which tasks they are comfortable performing. Some tasks may include running errands for patients and families; staying… View Article

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Volunteer to help at Erie-area summer fitness events

By | April 14, 2014 9:54 am | 0 Comments

 

The Erie Sports Commission is seeking volunteers to help out at four major events this summer, including the Zombie Run, the Color Run, the Biggest Loser RunWalk and the Life’s a Beach Triathlon. The Zombie Run includes two events on May 17, both at Lake Erie Speedway in North East. The Zombie Run: Extreme takes… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Erie outdoor cleanup projects

By | April 13, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

United Way’s Days of Caring is an annual Erie event in which volunteers help spruce up outdoor spaces of local community centers and nonprofits. Projects are scheduled around the city between April 19 and 30 to help neighborhood groups, schools and nonprofit agencies get ready for warm-weather activities. The work typically involves outdoor yard work such… View Article

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Donations needed for Easter basket giveaways

By | April 3, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Odessa’s Place, 628 W. 18th St., is seeking donations of Easter baskets and items to fill the baskets for its third annual Easter basket giveaway. Last year, through donations from the community, Odessa’s Place was able to give 450 baskets to families in the community.  This year’s goal is to top 500 baskets. The baskets will be… View Article

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Make-A-Wish seeks air mile donations

By | April 1, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

It’s finally April, and that means it’s time for the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s annual Wishes in Flight Air Miles campaign. Throughout the month, Make-A-Wish will be collecting frequent flier miles to help wish kids like Peter Dimitriadis, of Erie, travel to their dream destinations. Last August, Peter’s wish of visiting his family in Greece came true… View Article

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Create a pottery item, benefit cat shelter this weekend

By | March 28, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Head over to Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., to paint a cat or dog bisque piece or a cat or dog bowl, and — through Monday, the last day of the month — Claytopia will donate 10 percent of your purchase to Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary. Claytopia is… View Article

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Animal rescue group schedules Saturday volunteer training

By | March 12, 2014 12:17 am | 0 Comments

 

Calling all cat lovers who are looking for a new opportunity to help felines in need. Because You Care will hold a volunteer training class on Saturday, at noon, at its new adoption center in McKean for volunteers interested in helping at the cat center. Volunteers are needed for every day of the week, for… View Article

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Mercy Center for Women needs volunteer receptionist

By | February 26, 2014 1:40 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Mercy Center for Women needs a female volunteer to work as a receptionist on  Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Duties would include answering the phone and the door as well as other miscellaneous office tasks. The Center relies heavily on a roster of volunteer receptionists and is hoping to find someone who… View Article

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