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How to Help: Trinity In-Home Care is expanding services

September 21, 2009

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Agency: Trinity In-Home Care

Contact: Tyler Staples, 842-3159 or tydstaples@ yahoo.com

Trinity In-Home Care is currently expanding its services to include on-site assistance to teens and adults with special needs, and children. To help with this expansion, additional volunteers are needed to support new teen and adult clients, as well as to oversee children in a child care setting. Tasks and responsibilities vary by volunteer. For more information or to sign up, contact Tyler Staples at 785-842-3159 or e-mail tydstaples@yahoo.com

Immediate needs

• Douglas County Child Development Association needs volunteers to assist with a move into an adjoining building. The move is planned for the first week of October, and any available time commitment will be appreciated. Contact Anna Jenny at 785-842-9679 or ajenny@dccda.org to volunteer.

• The third annual Preparedness Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Come learn how to prepare your family for disasters and gather items to start a preparedness kit. Contact Tracie Howell for more information at info@rhvc.org.

• Body Boutique is planning a 5k run on Oct. 10 to benefit Women’s Transitional Care Services Inc. Runners can register for the race online at www.active.com. Course volunteers are needed to direct runners. The race begins at 8 a.m., and volunteers are needed from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. There will be a volunteer training on course etiquette from 11 a..m. to noon Oct. 3. To get involved, contact Jalon at jalongrogan@ msn.com or 785-749-2424.

— For more volunteer opportunities, contact Tracie Howell or Paige Blair at the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, at 785-865-5030 or volunteer@rhvc.org. Opportunities are also online at rhvc.org.

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