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The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift – a blood or platelet donation. It’s a gift that doesn’t cost a thing and can help save lives. You can schedule an appointment to give blood using the Blood Donor App, by visiting redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester is seeking tutors to help individuals or small groups of adults with reading and writing English. Once trained, tutors commit to work with an adult student for up to two hours each week for one year. Tutoring takes place in a public space, such as a library, church, school, or community center. Literacy Navigators may volunteer for one 2 to 3 hour shift/month, and ACCESS and Family Literacy Volunteers volunteer seasonally when classes are scheduled. For more information, you may visit http://literacyrochester.org/volunteer.
The Penfield Food Shelf is looking for turkeys. They will collect and distribute the Thanksgiving turkeys on Saturday, Nov. 21. Please plan to drop off your turkey between 8:00 and 9:00am in the parking lot of the Dolomite Lodge. You won’t even need to get out of your car, simply drive up and the crew will be there to accept your turkey. Any size frozen turkey will be accepted. The date for the Christmas collection and distribution will be Saturday, Dec. 19, drop off is the same time, same place. If you are willing to donate a turkey for either/both holiday, please contact Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greece Olympia High School will present A Christmas Carol The Musical on Thursday, December 3rd, Friday, December 4th, and Saturday, December 5th at 7 pm. There will also be a matinee at 2 pm on December 5th. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $10 for seniors and students younger than 5th grade. For additional information call the school at 966-5000.
The Eastman School of Music professors and students will perform their second concert of the 7th season to benefit Foodlink on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Third Presbyterian Church, East Avenue at Meigs Street. Admission is free with canned or non-perishable food items. Cash donations will be accepted. Make checks out to Foodlink and note IMBTF on the memo line. Concert #3 will be held on Monday, May 2, 2015 at St. Paul’s. For additional information, visit www.ifmusicbethefood.com.