Posts tagged youth

Volunteer to help at Camp Sherwin’s Apple Fest

   August 12, 2014 5:00 am    0

Camp Sherwin, 8600 West Lake Road, Lake City, is looking for numerous volunteers to help at the 2014 Apple Fest, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18. Volunteer jobs available include: On Friday, Oct. 17: Painting lines for the parking lot on Friday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Setting up the concession area and…

 

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

   June 24, 2014 1:03 am    0

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…

 

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Downtown Y seeks volunteers for basketball tournament

   June 18, 2014 1:00 am    0

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…

 

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Heavy-equipment operators sought for CelebrateErie

   June 12, 2014 1:00 am    0

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…

 

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Volunteers needed for Camp Sherwin fishing derby

   June 10, 2014 1:00 am    0

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…

 

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Tell us about young volunteers in the Erie area

   May 31, 2014 5:00 am    0

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,…

 

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Summer reading program needs volunteer readers

   May 25, 2014 5:00 am    0

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….

 

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Art sale event to benefit Erie Shriners Hospital

   April 30, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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Eastside Y needs volunteers to help at kids’ run

   April 23, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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Neighborhood Network seeks volunteers to fill a variety of roles

   April 8, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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