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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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Help make this year’s Discover Presque Isle a success

By | June 22, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Discover Presque Isle is a three-day event held every year to raise funds for improvements to Presque Isle State Park. It takes nearly 200 volunteers to make the event a success. This year’s festival is set for July 25-27. As always, there will be a variety of family-oriented fun, including live music, a large children’s festival, art and craft vendors,… View Article

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Cat shelter needs volunteers to help clean, more

By | June 21, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center, a no-kill cat and kitten shelter at 5439 West Lake Road, needs adult volunteers to clean cages and floors, as well as to help with fundraising events, writing grants and spending  time socializing the cats at the center. Opportunities are available to accommodate every schedule, no  matter how much or… View Article

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L.E.A.F. needs volunteers for summer events

By | June 20, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park is gearing up for its summer events and is seeking volunteers to help make them a success. The Arts at the Arboretum series kicks off on July 3 with Poets’ Hall Presents, then continues with an outdoor concert series that runs on six Thursdays in July and August… 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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Downtown Y seeks volunteers for basketball tournament

By | June 18, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Downtown Y is looking for volunteers to help out at the third annual Highmark Downtown Showdown Outdoor 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 and 3. Volunteers are needed for setup, registration, scorekeeping and timekeeping, bracket keepers, and 50/50 ticket sales. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Victoria Stilson… View Article

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2-day bicycle fundraiser seeks volunteers

By | June 17, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

VeloSano is a cycling fundraiser to benefit cancer research at the Cleveland Clinic, and it will pass through Erie on July 19 and 20. Event organizers are expecting approximately 200 riders to make the  173- or 230-mile circuits from Cleveland to Erie and back. Those riders, who will each be raising at least $2,000 for… 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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Volunteer opportunities abound at Erie County Library

By | June 14, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Many of the services the Erie County Public Library provides to the community are made possible thanks to its volunteers. If you have three or more hours a week to give, you can help bring literacy to the children and adults of Erie County. Library volunteer opportunities at the Blasco Library, 160 E. Front St., include helping sign patrons… View Article

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Erie Maritime Museum seeks volunteer guides

By | June 13, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Erie Maritime Museum, 150 E. Front St., is looking for volunteer museum guides, or docents. Guides greet museum guests, provide answers and information about exhibits, conduct guided tours of the U.S. Brig Niagara and facilitate visits by school and tourist groups. Museum guides are given reading materials and are required to attend training sessions. Volunteers… View Article

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