Archive for Monday, March 10, 2008

Sand Castles needs volunteers to lend a hand at homes

March 10, 2008


Agency: Sand Castles Inc.

Contact: 832-2345

Sand Castles Inc., an organization that helps individuals and families through challenging times and life changes, needs volunteers to assist individuals with companionship and household tasks.

For more information, contact Janis or Lisa at 832-2345 or go to

Other volunteer needs

¢ A volunteer is needed for assistance with carpentry and electrical work. For more information, contact Roger Hill Volunteer Center at 865-5030.

¢ Lawrence Arts Center needs five to six volunteers for general assistance during the Lawrence Arts Auction from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. April 12. Auction assistants will help with auction duties, refreshment tables, bartending and clean-up after the event. Contact Rick Mitchell at 843-2787 for more information.

¢ Kaw Valley Soccer Association needs volunteers for a tournament March 28-30. Volunteers are responsible for making sure the right teams have arrived on time, referees have reported and volunteer coordinators are kept informed. Contact Charlotte Marthaler at 843-3060 or 838-3436.

¢ Meals on Wheels has added another route and needs volunteer drivers. Contact Kim Culliss at 830-8844 or

¢ The Douglas County AIDS Project will be hosting the AIDS Walk 2008 on April 12. The walk route goes through Downtown Lawrence and will conclude with a free brunch and awards ceremony at Maceli's, 1031 N.H. Volunteers are needed for assistance and to take part in the walk. Contact Jill Zinn at 843-0040 for more information.

- 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 Opportunities are also online at


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