Archive for Monday, January 17, 2011

Lawrence Community Blood Center seeking volunteers to make calls before monthly blood drives

January 17, 2011


Agency: Community Blood Center

Contact: Leann DeLong at 800-279-5943 (office), 785-213-9986 (cell) or

The Community Blood Center needs volunteers to help with calls before monthly blood drives in Lawrence. The next drive is Feb. 22 and calls need to be made the week before; they can be made from your home or office. Contact Leann DeLong at 800-279-5943 (office), 785-213-9986 (cell) or if you can help.

Immediate needs

• Douglas County Senior Services is looking for a volunteer Spanish teacher for the Senior Center, 745 Vt. Volunteers will teach conversational Spanish to beginner/intermediate level students. Contact Jessie Kwatamdia at 785-842-0543 or if you would like to help.

• Project Lively is seeking volunteers who can help move an elderly client’s belongings from a storage unit in Shawnee to his apartment in Eudora. The client needs assistance transporting the items in storage as well as lifting and moving the boxes. If you are able to help, call Sarah Norman at 785-856-5352 to offer your assistance.

• LINK is looking for regular volunteers to help prepare, serve, and clean up a community meal on the fourth Tuesday and fourth Thursday of every month from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Contact Greg Moore at 785-331-3663 for more details and to get added to the schedule.

• The Plymouth Congregational Church Spanish Class is seeking volunteer conversation partners for its Thursday ESL and Spanish classes. Interested volunteers can attend an orientation session at 6 p.m. Thursday at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. If you are unable to attend orientation, but still interested, contact Laura Canelos at

— For more volunteer opportunities, contact Shannon Reid at the United Way’s Roger Hill Volunteer Center, at 785-865-5030 or, or go to


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