Nonprofit needs for October

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:19pm
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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.

 

KBC’s Adult Basic Education Program needs volunteer tutors. Volunteers individually tutor adult students under the staff supervision. Students include new English language learners and GED candidates. Flexible schedule.

Contact: Lolita Brache at 907-235-1606
or lgbrache@alaska.edu

 

NONPROFIT NEEDS

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust could use several two-drawer file cabinets.

Contact: Marie McCarty at
marie@kachemaklandtrust.org

Haven House needs gift cards for our clients from Safeway, and Safeway Stamps for Pots and Pans to be dropped off at the front desk.

Contact: Missi White at 907-235- 7712
or missi@havenhousealaska.org

The Homer Community Food Pantry needs frozen fish and meat. Clean out your freezers by giving last year’s fish to the food pantry. Other needs include toilet paper and toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothpaste and tooth brushes).

Contact: 907-235-1968

Homer Dog Trainers is looking for someone to clean the training center twice a month.

Contact: homerdogtrainers@gmail.com.

Homer Foundation is looking for a volunteer to do light housekeeping in the office. There are many ways to give back to our community, this volunteer will help keep us ship shape.

Contact: Joy Steward at
jsteward@homerfoundation.org

 

Hospice of Hospice needs volunteers to move medical equipment — a truck would be great; a back-up person to clean medical equipment; volunteers for various fundraising activites; an IT person to assist with data base and website.

Contact: Darlene Hilderbrand at
director@hospice of homer.org

 

R.E.C. Room needs a bookshelf with adjustable shelving or shelves large enough to fit binders; Christmas lights to decorate with (white preferably but colored are good, too); Halloween candy for youth.

Contact: Anna Meredith at 907-235-3436 ext. 102
or through the website at www.HomerRecRoom.org

 

 

 

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