Nonprofit Needs

Editor’s Note: Every month to accompany the Pay It Forward column, which is coordinated by The Homer Foundation, the Homer News runs a list of needs from area nonprofits. If you see a need you can fill, we encourage you to contact the agency and help pay it forward.

The Homer Mariner Football Booster Club needs volunteer statisticians and announcers for home football games starting in August.  


Kenai Peninsula Fair is looking for Legos for summer Lego camps. 

Contact:  Lara McGinnis at

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust needs a desk chair, a small filing cabinet and a bookshelf.

Contact:  Marie McCarty at

Homer Community Food Pantry needs fresh vegetables, especially potatoes, carrots, onions and fresh fruit. If you can help, please bring items to the Food Pantry on Monday between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Contact: Food Pantry at 235-1968.

Special Olympics needs Bocce partners (season runs June through early September); volunteers for the local swimming and basketball competitions on Saturday, May 7; a media person; fundraising committee members; and space to store sports equipment, uniforms, etc. 

Contact:  Carol Shuler at 399-2500 or 299-1606

Hospice of Homer needs volunteers to help with the annual Holes “Fore” Hospice Golf Tournament; a copy of “My Degeneration” for its lending library; a flat screen TV/DVD/VHS player; volunteers to place flyers about events, around Homer and in Anchor Point; standing file racks for desktop; two-drawer black file cabinets with locks; and volunteers to maintain the Hospice Memorial Garden.

Contact: Darlene Hilderbrand at 235-6899 

The 24th annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival needs volunteers to help with registration and other tasks during the festival, May 12-15. 

Contact: Robbi Mixon, festival coordinator, at 226-4631 or