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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Retired Humane Society volunteer photographs animals up for adoption

Star estimates she’s taken photos of thousands of dogs (along with a few cats and rabbits) up for adoption at the Humane Society.

Volunteer takes vacation from work to help out at the Christmas Bureau

Christmas Bureau volunteer Joe Guerrinha takes more than a week off work every December to work at the Bureau, but insists that he’s only doing what hundreds of other people …

A few Santa’s helpers are still needed for the Christmas Bureau

Normally, volunteers fill the Christmas Bureau schedule months in advance, but the calendar is proving to be a bit of a challenge this year and volunteers are still needed for …

Fueling a movement: Don Steinke gathers 2,444 signatures for I-1631

The Steinkes’ commitment to their cause is impressive and reaches heights unparalleled by the average person. They treat environmental activism like a small business, one that requires weekend shifts, odd …

Idaho elementary bids farewell to volunteer ‘Grandpa Jack’

Hundreds of Lincoln Elementary School students clapped and cheered for Jackie Dayley, known to many as “Grandpa.” Lincoln Elementary held an assembly honoring “Grandpa Jack,” who is wrapping up about …

Honoring sons, moms help teens find snappy attire

Lead volunteers Paula Lyon and Polly Melendez for Coeur Closet want to help high school students who can’t afford trendy or professional clothes receive stylish outfits, especially for Senior Presentation …

Former roofer finds joy in the Christmas Bureau

Fred Preston was working as a roofer in 1991 when then Volunteers of America director Ken Trent recruited him to provide a strong back to help set up the Christmas …

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017

Teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, patrol Los Angeles

Three teenagers in a program for those may want to become officers stole three Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and went on patrol around the city before leading authorities on …

Project Hope expands mission under new name

West Central nonprofit Project Hope is celebrating its 10th year with a new name and an expanded mission.

Clark: This group brings out the beauty in Spokane

Project Beauty Share is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization with a straightforward mission of collecting donations of makeup, toiletries and hygiene items for women who lack the means to buy even …

Mayor Condon receives national award honoring commitment to public service

The group Voices for National Service awarded their local leadership award to Mayor David Condon in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday for his work on the Spokane Gives initiative, which promotes …

Help available for seniors, disabled who can’t manage snow removal

Help is available for those who can’t manage snow removal on their own.

Woman’s 13,000 hours helping veterans leads to award

Jeannie Kyle is the person in charge of scheduling those 48 drivers and nine vans, and she’s racked up some impressive statistics, too. In August, the 62-year-old hospital service coordinator …

Spokane teens volunteer at Greek refugee camps

After graduating in 2015, Spokane natives Cameron Conner and Grant Gallaher packed their tent and embarked on a volunteer mission that would take them to refugee camps near the Greek-Macedonian …

Newport woman, 89, going to Malawi for three-month mission

Ruth Calkins is traveling to Malawi in May to start a craft program for teenage girls with AIDS and their mothers and caregivers. She’s bringing her dachshund Max and bags …

Second Harvest hosts kitchen volunteer training

The Second Harvest Kitchen will host a volunteer orientation from 5 to 8 p.m. March 24.

Spokane County seeks volunteers for Civil Service Commission

The board responsible for reviewing applications and job performance of Spokane County Sheriff’s Office employees needs to fill two vacancies by the end of July.

Bernie Corona, 85, still helping fellow veterans

Bernard “Bernie” Corona does not like to talk about himself. But Corona agreed to an interview, hoping that sharing his experiences might spur others to help veterans.

Spokane County seeks volunteers for solid waste oversight committee

A 19-member board that will review potential rate changes at transfer stations operated by Spokane County seeks three private citizens to serve.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum volunteer gets talk flowing

Don Gorman began volunteering for the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum before it existed and he never quit. The way Gorman tells the story, he met Chuck King at a picnic …

Community cornerstone: RSVP connects seniors with volunteer opportunities

Some people knit or crochet – hats for the homeless, slippers for day cares, blankets for the sick. Other people tutor young students or deliver hot meals, help at the …

Mayor urges volunteerism in citywide event

For the second year in a row, Spokane Mayor David Condon is encouraging Spokanites to give some of their time, effort and passion to a cause important to them. From …

Volunteer opportunities

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop - Volunteers are needed for the Discovery Shop, 805 W. Garland Ave., for help with a number of duties. For more information, call Joanne at …

Volunteer opportunities

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop - Volunteers are needed for the Discovery Shop, 805 W. Garland Ave., for help with a number of duties. For more information, call Joanne at …

Volunteer opportunities

Odyssey Youth Center - Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and positive role models. Volunteers would provide supervision, help with meals and activities and assist staff and community educators. …

Spokane County boards, commissions seek new members

Spokane County is seeking volunteers for a large number of openings on boards and commissions. Three positions – one in each of the three commissioner districts – are available on …

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