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Who Knows – October 4, 2013

FIND IT… DONATE IT…

QUESTIONS?

Who knows someone who can make turbans for cancer patients?

Donations Needed for a Nonprofit Organization Only
Who could use model cars (still in packages)?
Who could use Betty Crocker points (Lakeville area/you pick up)?
Who could use an assortment of colored skeins of yarn?
Who could use show doors (30×55)?
Who could use white pedestal stand (25-1/2 tall) and sink (16×19)?

Free Donations Available To Nonprofit Organizations Only
Who could donate shrubs or perennials (we will remove)?
Who could donate roofing shingles (color not important)?
Who could donate hay and corn?
Who could donate taxidermy animals?

ANSWERS

About getting rid of moles and voles: The use of moth balls will make them move to another location.

Donations Needed for a Nonprofit Organization Only
About a 2 yr. old HP8500 copier/printer w/fax, scan & photo functions: Call 732-8747.
About a very large box of Happy Meal toys: Call 345-1993, 223-4630, 243-4619, 343-5808.

Free Donations Available to Nonprofit Organizations Only
About gently used hospital bed: Call 243-9188.
About donating newspapers: Call 346-9777, 924-5789.

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Who Can Volunteer…

Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program
Julie or Damaris, (585) 924-9510; fltapjulie@yahoo.com; Farmington, NY
Looking for volunteers to assist in barn chores and/or fundraisers.

FISH (Friends In Service Here)/RHAFT (Rush-Henrietta Area Foot Terminal)
(585) 453-2370
Volunteers needed who have a day or a few hours each month to deliver food or drive someone to a medical appointment or take telephone calls for ride requests. The RHAFT/FISH organization is in need of additional volunteers to keep up with the increased requests for help. FISH is committed to helping Senior Citizens and those unable to drive by providing transportation to essential medical appointments. The all volunteer nonprofit organization is a mission of the Rush-Henrietta Interfaith League, and a member of Lifespan’s volunteer Transportation Consortium. Phone Dispatchers work out of their homes taking requests from the answering service and arrange for rides from volunteer drivers. The Food Cupboard (RHAFT) also needs driver/packers, and verifiers. There are many opportunities for volunteers. Donations of food and money are always welcomed. FISH has been serving the community for 44 years and RHAFT for 33 years.

Flower City Habitat for Humanity
Teresa Bianchi tbianchi@rochesterhabitat.org,
(585) 546-1470; 755 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14609
Flower City Habitat for Humanity WOMEN BUILD Project is seeking volunteers to raise funds and build a Habitat house for a single mother and her family. Help us break the cycle of poverty one family, one house, one neighborhood at a time. Join us in providing a hand up, not a hand out.

Habitat for Cats, Inc.
Laraine VanBlarcom, 585-233-7810; 6 Braben Circle, Mendon
Volunteers needed to foster cats and kittens.

Habitat for Humanity of Genesee County
585-345-1656; e-mail: info@geneseehabitat.com
Volunteers needed to help us turn a house into a home at 11 Harvester Ave. All skill levels welcome. We also need volunteers to help us at our Habitat Center at 230 Ellicott St. to get our retail store ReStore open. Our work days are Tues. 5pm-8pm. Wed. 9ma-3pm and Sat. 9am-3pm. Please sign up online at www.geneseehabitat.com or e-mail us at info@geneseehabitat.com or call the office 585-345-1656.

 

 

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