Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Volunteer at Color Vibe 5k on Saturday, May 24

This year, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is the charity partner of the Color Vibe Run in Akron. They are in need of volunteers to help at a water station during the race.

Saturday, May 24 from 8:30-11:00am, 10 volunteers are needed at Lock 3 Park to assist with a water station. 

Color Vibe is proud to help the local community, not only by bringing a ton of colorful happiness to your town, but also helping out your local charity.
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is a non-profit organization with a mission to Feed People and Fight Hunger. This year, 1 in 7 people in Northeast Ohio will face hunger, and the Foodbank will be there to help. The Foodbank is the source of emergency food for 500 food pantries, hot meal sites shelters and other hunger-relief programs that directly serve individuals and families in Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties. The Foodbank, with its supporters and partners are leading the fight to end hunger in the communities they serve. In 2013, they distributed 24 million pounds of food, providing 20 million meals locally for people in need.

Please contact Melissa Link at to sign up.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Volunteer needs for Girl Scouts program for 6 weeks

The Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio - Akron Area are looking for 3 volunteers to facilitate The Summer Sampler Series Program at Akron Urban League for 6 weeks with weekly sessions lasting approximately 1-1.5 hours in length. Program starts June 5. The purpose of this program is to get girls excited about the world around them and Girl Scouting. In this program, we have included supply lists, programming materials and lesson plans. These activities are to be used if your Girl Scouts have completed all other activities in a specific lesson, with time to spare. 

Contact Information: 
Sarah Shkoukani, Community Membership Executive 
Phone: 330.526.7923 /800.452.5281 ext 7923 

Monday, May 5, 2014

Life is Good No Matter What

Life is Good No Matter What is a local cancer charity that sends northeast Ohio patients with advanced cancer on cherished experiences. On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. they will be having a short volunteer meeting at Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, Akron, Ohio 44303 to answer any questions you may have about Life is Good No Matter What and to discuss upcoming opportunities for our volunteers. They have a crossfit event, the Holly Run 5k, Inspire Gala, Akron Rubber Ducks Family Day and other events in which they really need your help! Please follow them on Facebook or visit their website at for more information on their organization and to keep up-to-date with what is happening. 

They couldn't do such great things for the wonderful cancer patients they serve without your help. They truly appreciate volunteers! Please email Julie at the address below if you plan on attending. You can make a difference in the life of a local cancer patient!

Julie A. Ellison
Board of Directors/Volunteer Coordinator 
Celebrate Life Today Like There's No Tomorrow