Archive for Monday, October 26, 2009

ECKAN food pantry needs assistance

October 26, 2009


Agency: ECKAN/Just Food

Contact: John Olsen, 856-7030 or

ECKAN/Just Food needs volunteers to help out with its food pantry needs. An office assistant is needed to perform administrative assistant duties including answering phones, filing, light data entry, inventory, and food pantry support including taking client information and filling orders. In addition, food pantry organizers are needed to work from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. weekdays, stocking front shelves from storage and also helping to make food bags for families each day.

To volunteer, contact John Olsen at 856-7030 or e-mail

Immediate needs

• From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, the Girl Scouts will have a Cookie Kick Off Party to start the selling season. The event, like a pep rally, will be at Prairie Park School, 2711 Kensington. A few volunteers are needed for the event, with duties including helping the girls at crafts tables and assisting with music in the gym. For more information, contact Lisa Vanderbilt at

• Community Living Opportunities’ Midnight Farm needs volunteers who have experience working with horses. CLO needs people who can work as horse leaders, sidewalkers, floaters and barn volunteers.

Call or e-mail Yolanda at 913-341-9316, ext. 102, or if you are interested in helping out.

• Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community needs help the week of Nov. 15-21. Volunteers are needed to give manicures from 10:15 a.m. until noon Nov. 16, to call bingo games from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19, and to play parcheesi or UNO from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 20.

Call Cindy Gustafson at 344-1113 if you would like to help.


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