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Archive for Monday, December 24, 2007

Drivers needed for Meals on Wheels

December 24, 2007

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Agency: Meals on Wheels

Contact: 830-8844

Meals on Wheels is in need of drivers to deliver meals to elderly and homebound community members. Volunteers pick up meals at Lawrence Memorial Hospital; delivery to clients takes about 45 minutes.

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ The Social Service League is in need of donations of blankets, coats, boots and other winter weather clothing. Volunteers are also needed to help organize and sort donations. To volunteer, call Jean Ann Pike at 843-5414 or stop by the League's store at 905 R.I.

¢ The Lawrence Community Shelter's Holiday Gift Program needs volunteers and breakfast foods for their hot breakfast for the homeless from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Christmas morning. Call Diane Morgan at 832-8864 for more information.

¢ Volunteers are needed to help serve the Community Christmas Dinner at First United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. To volunteer, call 830-8890 or 843-9199.

¢ Volunteers are needed for various positions at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. For more information, contact Allyson Leland at 840-3141 or allyson. leland@LMH. org.

¢ Central Junior High students need volunteers for a knitting/crocheting teach-in for a project honoring Martin Luther King Jr. from 2:40 p.m. to 3:10 p.m. Jan. 7 and 8, with the option of staying after school to continue to help.

Volunteers need to know how to do simple crochet, cast-on stitches and the knit stitch and be willing to help students learn.

Contact Nora Murphy at 331-0421 or nora7@sbcglobal.net.

- For more volunteer opportunities, contact Tracie Massey or Rachael Perry at the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, at 865-5030 or volunteer@rhvc.org. Opportunities are also online at www.rhvc.org.

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