Volunteers needed to collect food donations on Dec. 19

   December 8, 2014 4:18 pm

Erie-area Tops Markets and the Second Harvest Food Bank are teaming up again for the Food 4 Families Food Drive on Friday, Dec. 19. Volunteers are needed at each Erie Tops Markets location to help pass out flyers and to help collect donations. Shifts are available as follows: Tops store at 1702 E. 38th St., 3…

Second Harvest Food Bank seeks volunteers for this weekend

   August 6, 2014 8:53 am

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania, 1507 Grimm Drive, is seeking volunteers to help this Saturday with sorting groceries and/or labeling products. Volunteer shifts are available from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1  to 3 p.m. If you are available to help, please call Amanda at 459-3663, Ext. 106.

Help Stamp Out Hunger today

   May 10, 2014 5:00 am

Don’t forget — Saturday is the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive across the United States. This is your chance to help those who are hungry in your own community, without leaving your house. Mail carriers — assisted by an army of volunteers — will be picking up donations of nonperishable food items as they make their rounds….

Help letter carriers stamp out hunger

   April 16, 2014 5:00 am

On May 10, the letter carriers of the U.S. Postal Service will help Stamp Out Hunger by collecting nonperishable food items for local food banks, including Erie’s Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to help pick up the food items left by community residents near their mail boxes. Volunteers will be given…

Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 10

   March 21, 2014 5:00 am

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania  is seeking volunteers to help out during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, on Saturday, May 10. On that day, community members across the nation will leave nonperishable food items next to their mailboxes for pickup and delivery to local food banks. Created by the National Association…

Bring food donations to McDowell boys basketball game

   December 17, 2013 6:00 am

Bring a nonperishable food item for Second Harvest Food Bank to the McDowell High School boys basketball home opener on Wednesday and enjoy reduced admission. Watch the Trojans take on the Warren Dragons at 6 p.m. (junior varsity) and 7:30 p.m. (varsity) in the school’s north gym, 3580 W. 38th St. Adult admission is $2…

Volunteers needed for Friday’s Food for Families drive

   December 16, 2013 2:10 pm

Tops Markets and the Second Harvest Food Bank are teaming up for the Food for Families food drive. Volunteers are needed at each Erie Tops location on Friday to help pass out flyers and collect donations. The three area Tops locations are 1520 W. 26th St., 712 W. 38th St., and 1702 E. 38th St. Shifts available include…

Volunteer to help Stamp Out Hunger on May 11

   April 12, 2013 1:40 pm

On Saturday, May 11, mail carriers across the country will do their part to Stamp Out Hunger by collecting food donations left at mailboxes along their routes. In the Erie region, the donations will go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania to help feed hungry families locally. Second Harvest is seeking volunteers who…

United Way and The Nonprofit Partnership launch volunteer website

   November 12, 2012 12:03 pm

It’s getting a lot easier to volunteer in Erie County. United Way of Erie County and The Nonprofit Partnership launched its new online volunteer database this morning at a news conference. Get Connected, or getconnected.unitedwayerie.org, matches aspiring volunteers with local opportunities based on their skill set and availability. Users can also follow local nonprofits and…

New volunteer stories on GoErie

   September 6, 2012 12:57 pm

The Erie Times-News and GoErie.com are keeping you updated on Erie region volunteer efforts. Here are some volunteer stories from this week: St. Benedict Center helps teach refugees Volunteers teach work skills, such as sewing and bicycle repair, to new refugees at the St. Benedict Education Center. Volunteers to clean litter from Lake Erie coast…