Posts tagged volunteer

Hunt for bargains at Orphan Angels’ rummage sale this weekend

   July 18, 2014 1:00 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. Stop by to find bargains on clothing, pet items, household goods, books, toys and more.  For more information, call 790-4067. In addition, the shelter staff are seeking volunteers to…

 

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Volunteers needed to help at Zabawa

   July 14, 2014 1:00 am    0

Looking for an opportunity to help out over the summer and be involved in one of the Erie Diocese’s most well attended events?   Holy Trinity’s Zabawa — the annual Polish Heritage Festival — is the place for you. The festival organizers are actively looking for help in serving the food to the large crowd of…

 

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Volunteers needed for July water chestnut pulls at Audubon

   July 9, 2014 2:32 pm    0

Volunteers are needed to help save local waterways from invasive water chestnuts, which have taken a foothold at the Audubon Sanctuary, near Jamestown, N.Y. Water chestnut pulling sessions at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s Big Pond are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, July 17, 24, 31 and Saturdays, July 12 and 19. All adults and children 13…

 

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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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Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

   July 1, 2014 6:23 am    0

Not ready for the Beast on the Bay — a “grueling 10-mile obstacle course”  at Presque Isle State Park? Why not consider volunteering to help out instead? You’ll get a front-row seat for this unique event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6. The Barber National Institute is expecting more than 1,000 participants for this year’s event,…

 

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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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‘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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Help make this year’s Discover Presque Isle a success

   June 22, 2014 1:00 am    0

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,…

 

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Cat shelter needs volunteers to help clean, more

   June 21, 2014 1:00 am    0

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…

 

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