Community Extra: Opportunities

  • Mon Aug 6th, 2012 7:49pm
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Run: Benefit for Costa Rican charity

The Northshore Christian Church is organizing a run-walk fundraiser to benefit the Children’s Feeding Center in Costa Rica.

People can either run or walk 3.3 miles starting at 8 a.m. Sept. 22 at the church, 5700 23rd Drive W. in Everett.

More info: www. firstgiving.com/loveatwork/northshore-race-4-more.

Help: Volunteers for landscape project

The Lynnwood Rotary Community Foundation is looking for volunteers to help in a landscape project.

The project is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at 6400 208th St. SW, Lynnwood.

Volunteers should bring gloves, hand tools, lunch and a water bottle. Water and lights snacks will be provided.

The project is to plant a rain garden and finish the landscape for a home being built by students from local high schools who are leaning the home construction trades.

More info: Derek, 425-335-5634, ext. 119.

Help: Volunteer to visit hospice patients

The Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County is looking for volunteers to help in various ways, such as visiting patients, delivering supplies, working in the office and helping with events.

Information sessions are held from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month, at 2731 Wetmore Ave., Everett.

More info: 425-261-4815.

Help: Volunteer with United Way

The United Way of Snohomish County is looking for volunteers, projects and non profits that wish to be part of the 19th annual Days of Caring.

The event is scheduled for Sept. 21 and 22.

The deadline to register projects is Aug. 31.

Volunteers have until Sept. 12 to sign up for projects.

For more information, call 425-374-5549.

More info: www.uwsc.org/daysofcaring.php.

Walk: Help fight human trafficking

The Marysville Free Methodist Church is organizing Free2Walk to raise funds for the Not For Sale campaign, which is trying to eliminate human trafficking.

The event is a 5K walk is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, 6715 Grove St., Marysville. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Cost is $15 for individual registration and $25 for family of two or more.

To register, go to https://nfs.webconnex.com/free2walk.

More info: Email Beverly Greer at www.churchoffice@marysvillefmc.org.