Who Knows?

Who Knows? – October 21, 2012



Who knows how to remove the stain of toilet bowl cleaner off a tile floor?
Who knows of a doggie play group in the Genesee County area, preferably around the Batavia area?

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Who could use previously used/post marked 8×10 envelopes?
Who could use National Geographic magazines?
Who could use violin music and a violin bow?
Who could use an upright piano in very good condition?

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Who could donate metal folding chairs in good condition?
Who could donate a small copier, preferably black & white?


About getting a letter to a GI serving overseas in the War: Call 747-1096.

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About an electric wheelchair (must pick up): Call 815-8501 x411.
About craft supplies, yarn, patterns and books: Call 419-5440.
About fabrics and ribbons: Call 419-5440.

Donations Needed for a Nonprofit Organization Only
About conference tables or cafeteria style fold up tables and/or chairs to a local Boy Scout Troop: Call 924-5687.
About wooden doll beds for a craft sale to help spay/neuter feral & stray cats: Call 381-9292.

Who Knows is for uncommon items or services.

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  • We reserve the right to edit or refuse any question or answer.
  • Submit your Who Knows online, call 226-8111 ext. 111, or write to:
    Who Knows?, GVPS, PO Box 340, Avon, NY 14414


Who Can Volunteer…

Ontario ARC
Allison Cassara, 585-394-7500 x123.
Looking for volunteers to assist w/recreation events: basketball, softball, Bingo, bowling.

Phelps Community Center
Janie Burgess, 315-548-8484.
Looking for Volunteers for the Community Center.

Pines of Peace Comfort Care Home
Sherry Verstraete, 585-244-8400,
dely@co.genesee.ny.us, www.pinesofpeace.org
Looking for volunteer caregivers and companions.

Rainbow Ridge Therapeutic, Inc.
585-245-8125; 4217 Lima Rd.
Looking for volunteer leaders & side walkers (must be 16 or older) to assist horseback riders w/special needs.

Retired Teachers (and any other Teachers) Needed
Linda, 585-317-7269 or 315-462-9072.
Retired teachers needed to tutor children with cancer or other chronic diseases 1 or 2 hours per week.

RSVP of Monroe County at Lifespan
Joanne Powers, 585-244-8400 Ext. 177.
Volunteers needed to provide transportation to older & handicapped neighbors for necessary appointments, act as friendly tutors and/or mentors to young people, provide financial literacy training or tax preparation assistance, to provide home delivery of meals, and for clerical support/data entry.

RSVP of Livingston County at Lifespan
Volunteers needed to provide transportation to older & handicapped neighbors for necessary appointments, be friendly visitors to older adults & friends to developmentally disabled adults, tutor in Adult Literacy, tutor and/or mentor young people, deliver meals, provide respite for caregivers, and to recruit volunteers.

United Memorial Medical Center
Karen, Volunteer Coordinator, 585-344-7465.
Adult volunteers needed for several areas in the Hospital. The Obstetrics Department, the Surgical Waiting Room, in the Gift Shop, and as Patient Menu Aides in the Dietary Department. Days and times vary.


Who Can Volunteer Column Guidelines
• Must be a non-profit organization & provide non-profit number.
• Submissions entered as space allows.
• We reserve the right to decline/omit/edit information.
• Go to www.gvpennysaver.com and click on Wishlists under the “Readers” menu.

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