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 Kachemak Bay Running Club needs a half dozen folding chairs.

Contact:  Randy Wiest at

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust needs two filing cabinets, good condition office desk chairs, starts for our office plant boxes, a newish laptop, a smallish bookshelf, and a small storage shed.  

Contact:  Marie McCarthy at

Hospice of Homer needs a volunteer to coordinate public relations/fundraising events; a volunteer to clean the hospice office; a board member; a gardener to water and maintain the Hospice Memorial Garden; and a volunteer to maintain the Hospice website.

Contact:  Darlene Hilderbrand at

Sprout needs all sizes of pull up diapers, new or used children’s books, paper clips, toilet paper, and copy paper.

Contact:  Jill Lush at

Homer Council On the Arts needs someone (one person two times a week or two people one time week each) to come by to weed and water our flower garden in front of the building and someone to weed whack (HCOA has a weed whacker) and repaint the garden boxes (HCOA will provide the paint, too).

Contact:  Kari Odden at

Homer Head Start needs a small desk and wall mounted cupboards.

Contact:  Martha Wagele at 907-235-4322 or

Pier One Theater needs summer volunteers to usher, sell tickets, and sell concessions, and 50+ folding chairs, preferably with cushions.

Contact:  235-7333

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