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Volunteer Round-Up: Feb. 27

   February 27, 2012 12:25 pm    2

February is drawing to a close, and spring is just around the corner (hopefully.) This week’s Volunteer Round-up features opportunities for giving back in the great outdoors. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is looking for able-bodied volunteers to participate in this year’s Great American Cleanup. The cleanup will run from March 1…


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Volunteer Round-up: Feb. 21

   February 21, 2012 11:22 am    0

Due to Presidents Day, this week’s Volunteer Round-up is a day late, but it’s still chock-full of opportunities. March Forth March is right around the corner and with it comes the March Forth Against Crime 5k Run/Walk on (not surprisingly) March 4. Proceeds go to theĀ  Crime Victim Center, which works to reduce the impact…


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Volunteer Round-up: Feb. 13

   February 13, 2012 9:38 am    0

Happy early Valentine’s Day! In honor of the holiday of love, today’s Volunteer Round-up features opportunities with a heart (or actually, that involve the heart). We’re highlighting volunteer openings at local hospitals and medical facilities. Saint Vincent Health Center Volunteerism has been a part of the Saint Vincent Health Center since its founding 130 years…


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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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Volunteer Round-up: Jan. 31

   January 31, 2012 11:17 am    1

I’m a day late and I apologize, but here are this week’s volunteer opportunities: Tax season is here The United Way of Erie County is opening 16 Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) sites across Erie County on Wednesday. It is looking for volunteers to fulfill a number of roles at these sites. Volunteers who prepare basic…


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Volunteer Round-up: Jan. 23

   January 23, 2012 10:09 am    0

I’m trying something new with Volunteer Erie. Each Monday, I will post a round-up of volunteer opportunities in Erie and Crawford counties. As always, if you have any suggestions, please email me at 1. Give blood The Community Blood Bank in Erie is still at a dangerously low local blood supply. Dan Desrochers, the…


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