If you are looking for ways to volunteer, here are a few ideas:
Spend time at the theater. Cultural Park Theater is offering high school and college students the opportunity to volunteer at the theater. They need ushers, front door greeters, people to hand out programs, take tickets and work in our gallery/gift shop. Volunteers earn community service hours and get to see the shows for free. For information, call 772 5862. The theater is at 528 Cultural Park Blvd., in Cape Coral.
Buy a dining book. The “Dining Out Makes A Difference” book raises money for playground improvement projects, provides world atlases for Heights Elementary fourth graders, and money for the Harry Chapin Food Bank Mobile Pantry food giveaway. $20.
Collect any spare change. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida is holding its annual Pennies from the Heart campaign throughout April. The community is encouraged to bring coins to the Ronald McDonald House all month long. Ronald McDonald House is a “home away fro ugg boots sale m home” for families of seriously ill or injured children who are being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and other area hospitals. Anyone interested in making a donation can contact Angela Katz at 437 0202 for information.
Purchase pet food at register. Winn Dixie launched the first PAWS “Feed the Love” Community Donation Program to benefit area food banks and nonprofit partners dedicated to eliminating hunger for pets in their local communities. Through April 29, Winn Dixie customers can purchase a $5 pre packaged bag of pet food with their Winn Dixie Reward Card or give a monetary donation of their choice at any store register. Each bag contains a week’s worth of dry and canned packages of PAWS Premium, Winn Dixie’s cat and dog food.
Donate children’s shoes. The Bonita Springs Estero Association of Realtors is coordinating the collection of new shoes for the Laces of Love program. Laces of Love provides new shoes to needy children in Collier and Lee counties, and educates the public on the needs of these children. office located at 25300 Bernwood Drive, Suite No. 1, in Bonita Springs.
Help animals stay warm next winter. The Animal Refuge Center in North Fort Myers is preparing for next year’s winter. All of the animals are offered temperature controlled environments to shield them from the heat and the cold. The center is aski ugg boots sale ng the community’s help in stocking up heaters for winter 2014 15. It is also in need of 40 pound bags of Sakrete high strength concrete mix to reinforce gates to keep animals from escaping.
Donate old furni ugg boots sale ture and appliances. The Furniture To Foster Program helps needy families and children aging out of the foster care program. They need mo ugg boots sale ney as well as gently used furniture. They are also in need of a box truck to pick up donations. Tax deductible receipts are available for donations.