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Archive for Monday, March 5, 2007

After-school programs in need of assistants

March 5, 2007

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Agency: Lawrence After School Programs

Contact: scrowthe@usd497.org

Lawrence After School Programs are seeking volunteers for several elementary schools to tutor students or assist with homework. Volunteers are needed from now until the end of the school year in May. Hours for the after-school programs are from 3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on all days of the week.

Contact Sandee Crowther at scrowthe@usd497.org for a volunteer application.

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ Special Olympics Kansas seeks volunteers to help with the Powerlifting and Cycling Competition from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Volunteers are needed to help as timers and scorekeepers, serve lunches, judge, present awards and escort the athletes.

For more information, contact Amber Hellwig at (913) 789-0347 or hellwiga@ksso.org.

¢ The Salvation Army seeks volunteers to help unload and box canned goods collected from local food drives. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31.

For more information, contact Donnie Homberger at 843-4188, ext. 102, or donnie_homberger@usc.salvationarmy.org.

¢ Lawrence Waste Reduction and Recycling Center needs 20 volunteers to help with Lawrence's seventh annual Earth Day celebration. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 in South Park. Volunteers will help with 8 a.m. setup, the Water Festival activity, other Earth Day activities or cleanup.

For more information, contact Celeste Fish at 832-3006 or cfish@ci.lawrence.ks.us

¢ The American Cancer Society seeks volunteers to act as committee members for this year's Relay For Life and participants interested in the event. Relay For Life of Douglas County is scheduled for June 8 at Free State High School's track, 4700 Overland Drive.

For more information, contact Tina Yates at 749-2985 or yates@sunflower.com.

¢ Mother to Mother, a program that provides mutual friendship opportunities for all types of mothers to learn and empower one another, seeks volunteers to help with child care from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway.

To help, contact Barbara Katz Ndao at 841-0838

- For more volunteer opportunities, contact the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, 2518 Ridge Court, Room 200, at 865-5030 or info@rhvc.org. Opportunities are also online at www.rhvc.org.

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