Posts tagged nonprofits

GECAC Volunteer Tutor Open House set for Tuesday

   September 12, 2014 9:55 am    0

The GECAC Adult Education Program is seeking volunteer tutors to work with adults to improve their reading, math, English or writing skills in order to pass their GED or gain the skills needed to get and keep a job. Volunteers receive training, support and materials to assist them with their students. Volunteers must have at…

 

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Operation Christmas Child seeks volunteers for packing parties

   September 5, 2014 6:00 am    0

Operation Christmas Child Northwestern PA has a need for a large number of teen and adult volunteers for its annual shoe box packing parties on Oct. 3 and 4. This year, the team hopes to fill 23,000 boxes with gifts for needy children around the world. The boxes are filled with school supplies, toys, personal hygiene…

 

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Volunteers sought for rummage sale at Orphan Angels

   September 4, 2014 9:51 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary,  5439 West Lake Road, is holding a rummage sale at the shelter on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., and is seeking volunteers to help. Volunteers are needed to help set up items on tables on Friday afternoon/evening, to help sell on Saturday and Sunday during…

 

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Don’t forget to give on Tuesday, Erie Gives Day

   August 11, 2014 4:00 am    1

Tomorrow is  one of the best times to help your favorite Erie-area charities — Erie Gives Day. If you make an online donation between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday to one or more participating nonprofits in the Erie area, the Erie Community Foundation will match a percentage of the donations. The more donations…

 

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Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

   July 22, 2014 5:15 pm    0

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…

 

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Cat shelter seeks items, storage space for garage sale

   July 5, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

   July 2, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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United Way to honor Brady Louis for volunteer service

   June 29, 2014 7:39 am    0

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…

 

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Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

   June 24, 2014 1:03 am    0

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…

 

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‘Volunteer’ your organs, save lives

   June 23, 2014 1:00 am    0

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…

 

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