COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Volunteers needed

The Volunteer Center at the Catawba County United Way is looking for help at the following agencies.

Adult Life Programs – Visiting with participants, assisting with activities of daily living, leading a program such as arts and crafts, educational. Someone with an excellent driving record could assist in transportation routes. Any church or intergenerational groups are welcome to come for performances or help with above activities.

AIDS Leadership Foothills Area Alliance (ALFA) Food Pantry shoppers, client transportation, festival booth attendants, office tasks, club sweeps, peer education, special events, board members, DFF host party and DFF Committee.

American Red Cross – Catawba Valley Chapter – Blood Drives, clerical, community awareness, emergency services, disaster response.

Catawba County Animal Shelter – Walking dogs, socializing the dogs, bathing animals, feeding the animals and cleaning the cages.

To learn about Other Agencies in need of Help contact John Bailey at the Catawba County United Way, jbailey@ccunitedway.com or call 828-327-6851.

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Fair Share Donor Car Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Susan Estes, a teacher at Conover School. She is the 2018 Catawba County United  Way Fair Share Donor Car Giveaway winner. Employees of companies participating in this year's Fair Share Donors program (1 hour pay per month) went into 10 drawings since September for a chance at being a finalist to win either a Kia Forte, Hyundai Elantra or a Volkswagen Jetta from Paramount Automotive. Along with giving away a new car, the event helps raise awareness of the impact the United Way has in Catawba County.

 

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