March 2, 2010
International Smile Power is partnering with Tent City 4 residents for their dental needs from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. March 13. Three additional volunteer dentists and three hygienists are needed to work four hours in an Issaquah dental office. Volunteers must provide a current state of Washington dentist/hygienist license, DEA license and proof of malpractice insurance. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-715-6322.
Storybook Farm Animal Sanctuary: Help build a new animal sanctuary. A meeting is at 1 p.m. March 21 at the Issaquah Library. E-mail email@example.com or call 260-8155.
Mary, Queen of Peace: Help is needed during the church’s bi-monthly meetings for two hours to watch the staff’s children (from birth to age 6). Meetings are typically from 9:10-11:30 a.m. Thursdays through May. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Issaquah History Museums: Docents greet the public at the restored Train Depot and/or at the old Town Hall and adjacent jail, or help with mailings and scanning of photos. Volunteers with carpentry and mechanical skills are needed to assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall. E-mail email@example.com or call 392-3500.
St. Andrew’s Housing Group: This local, nonprofit organization that offers affordable housing to low-income families on King County’s Eastside needs volunteers for its Homework Club, for first through seventh grade, Thursdays through June 17. Call 391-2300, ext. 22, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Providence Marianwood: A volunteer is needed to take photos at parties and events. Contact Steve Gallion at 391-2895. Also, volunteers are needed to assist residents in groups, such as crafts, gardening, cooking, exercise, pampered hands, religious services and as nurturing one-on-one visitors. Volunteers are also needed to assist the foundation with mailings and in its gift shop. Daytime, after-school and evening opportunities are available. Call 391-2827.
Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank: A driver is needed to pick up food on Wednesdays from Safeway, Fred Meyer and Starbucks. Call 392-4123.
Start the New Year off right and help homeless and abused animals. Help build a great sanctuary. The King County shelter is closing and there is a need for more sanctuary and no-kill shelters. This group is new and needs a lot of help to get up and running. It’s in desperate need of an experienced fundraiser for an upcoming walk. It also needs help for upcoming charity and fundraising events. Call 891-5869 or e-mail email@example.com.
King County Library System Traveling Library Center: Share your love of reading with someone who cannot use the library. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have reliable transportation to deliver materials and can select, deliver and return library materials to one shut-in patron at least once a month, for one year. Training is provided and takes about an hour. The time commitment is two to four hours per month. Call 369-3235 or 1-877-905-2008, toll-free.
Eastside Baby Corner: Help fill orders each week, including car seats, diapers, books, formula, baby food and clothing, serving victims of domestic violence and homeless families, health care providers, immigrant assistance groups, faith-based organizations, food banks, school districts, low-income and transitional housing agencies, and community centers. Go to www.babycorner.org.