Erie Downtown Y to collect winter items

   December 27, 2013 1:47 pm

This time of year, retailers start putting winter clothing on clearance, and you can find some really great bargains on items to keep you warm for the next few months. Why not pick up a few extras to help some less fortunate folks? During the month of January, the Downtown Y will be collecting new…

Community Shelter Services looking for winter clothing donations

   December 17, 2012 12:22 pm

As the temperature continues to drop, think about giving to those without a home this winter. Community Shelter Services is looking for new or gently used men’s and women’s winter clothing. Donated items will help men and women who are served at the overflow shelter. Winter clothing could include pants, shirts, socks, coats and/or boots….

Taking up a shovel for those in need

   January 4, 2012 11:22 am

‘Tis the season for snow. ‘Tis the season for snow plows. And *insert groan* ‘tis the season for shoveling. The City of Chicago is revolutionizing the way its residents think about snow removal. Its “Chicago Shovels” website launched Tuesday, featuring maps of snow plow locations, towing hot spots and a snow social network called “Snow…