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Archive for Monday, November 21, 2005

Opportunities to help for holidays abound

November 21, 2005

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Agency: The Roger Hill Volunteer Center

Address: 2518 Ridge Court, Room 200

Contact: 865-5030

The Roger Hill Volunteer Center has published its annual How to Help at the Holidays brochure. The brochure provides information on how volunteers may assist in different charitable organizations during the holiday season; adopt-a-family and adopt-a-child holiday programs; and how to volunteer or contribute to free holiday community meals. The How to Help at the Holidays brochure is available by calling the Roger Hill Volunteer Center at 865-5030 or by going online at www.rhvc.org.

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ Lawrence Meals on Wheels seeks volunteer drivers to assist with meal delivery. The program provides hot nutritious meals to the homebound elderly and/or disabled residing in Lawrence. Positions are available each day of the week to pick up and deliver meals; delivery takes about 45 minutes. Volunteers must be 16 or older unless signing up with a parent. For more information, call Kim Culliss at 979-1440.

¢ The Salvation Army seeks volunteers to assist during the holiday season. Volunteer assistance is needed for preparation and distribution of holiday meals, coordination and organization of the holiday "Toy Shop," distribution of coats for the Share the Warmth program, as well as many other opportunities related to the holiday season. For more information or to sign up, contact the Salvation Army at 843-4188.

¢ Lawrence Community Shelter seeks volunteers and art supply donations for a creative arts session conducted every Monday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Individuals from the community are encouraged to participate in the fun by joining in the art session or by making donations of arts and crafts supplies. To learn more about this opportunity, contact the Lawrence Community Shelter at 832-8864.

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