Posts tagged youth

Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

By | June 24, 2014 1:03 am | 0 Comments


Join Cody’s Ride of Hope on Sunday at Presque Isle State Park, and help brighten the lives of sick children. The event is a bike ride to benefit Cody’s Wheels Of Hope, a nonprofit organization that accepts donations in order to buy bicycles, riding toys and safety helmets for children with life-threatening diseases. The ride… 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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Heavy-equipment operators sought for CelebrateErie

By | June 12, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Do you own construction equipment or other big machinery that would be interesting to children? CelebrateErie organizers are seeking volunteers with heavy equipment, tractors and the like to showcase their vehicles in the three-day festival as part of the Kids Construction Zone. This year’s CelebrateErie is scheduled for Aug. 15 through 17. Organizers call the Kids Construction Zone… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Camp Sherwin fishing derby

By | June 10, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


YMCA Camp Sherwin, 8600 West Lake Road, Lake City, is seeking volunteers to help at its annual fishing derby on Saturday, July 26. Volunteers are needed to assist with the following tasks: Registration – Help check in participants, from 9:30 a.m. to noon Concessions – Sell hot dogs, chips and drinks, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30… View Article

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Tell us about young volunteers in the Erie area

By | May 31, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Helping Hands is a monthly feature of the Erie Times-News and GoErie that focuses on young volunteers who are making a difference in the Erie community. Danielle Johnson-Jackson, 16, pictured, volunteers at Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, helping to care for and socialize the cats in residence there. Each month, Features reporter Lindsey Poisson takes a close look at how individuals,… View Article

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Summer reading program needs volunteer readers

By | May 25, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Volunteers are needed to read with the youth who participate in the Salvation Army’s summer program, which runs from June 16 to Aug. 15. Volunteers are needed on Mondays or Fridays during that period. The program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and volunteers can help out at a time that is convenient for them…. View Article

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Art sale event to benefit Erie Shriners Hospital

By | April 30, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Here’s a unique opportunity to see and purchase art by up-and-coming New York City artists and help the Erie Shriners Ambulatory Surgery Center and Outpatient Specialty Care Center at the same time. The hospital is hosting an art sale and benefit Thursday and Friday, from 5 to 9 p.m., to raise funds for ongoing and new… View Article

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Eastside Y needs volunteers to help at kids’ run

By | April 23, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Eastside Family Y is looking for volunteers to help staff the annual Run A Muck Mud Run, which will take place Saturday, May 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Y, 2101 Nagle Road. The run is for kids ages 4 to 13, with three levels of difficulty designed for different age groups. The 1.5-mile course… View Article

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Neighborhood Network seeks volunteers to fill a variety of roles

By | April 8, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


If you’re looking for a way to help make a difference in the local community, you don’t need to look further than Erie’s Neighborhood Network sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The organization, located at 425 W. 18th St., provides numerous services to people of all ages in the community, and it has a variety… View Article

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Cupcakes for Kids set for Sunday

By | April 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Sample a variety of cupcakes made by local bakeries when the Bradley H. Foulk Children’s Advocacy Center hosts Cupcakes for Kids, on Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Erie Day School, 1372 W. Sixth St. Celebrity judges — and members of the community — can taste delicious cupcakes from local businesses such as Angie… View Article

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