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January 11, 2013

People Helping People

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Salvation Army, 40 Water St., Newburyport, 978-465-0883

Volunteers needed to assist elderly, visit nursing homes, odd jobs and youth programs, feeding programs, food pantry, seasonal help.

The Samaritans, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline, 866-912-4673

Volunteers trained to take shifts responding to hot line calls.

Shared Caring Hospice, Inc., PO Box 564, Newburyport, 978-462-1210

Trained volunteers needed to work with the terminally ill.

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, contact: Bethany Groff, Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, 978-462-2634

Volunteers needed at historic house museums in Newbury. SPNEA is looking for people to assist with a variety of positions, including docents, clerical, reception desk at visitor’s center, and special event volunteers, and others as needed. Training provided.

Strongest Link AIDS Services, 5 Federal St., Danvers, 978-777-5885

Volunteers needed for office support and transportation services for people living with HIV and their families. Support also needed for annual holiday program.

Tobacco Education Program, Newburyport City Hall, 2nd floor, Newburyport, 978-465-4434

Program needs volunteers to help make tobacco education efforts real and meaningful. Opportunities range from administrative support to manning booths for community health events. Youths encouraged; community service credit opportunities.

Turning Point, Safe Recovery Program and Main Stream Housing Program, PO Box 548, 5 Perry Way 21, Newburyport, 978-462-8251

These programs serve women and children who have become homeless due to domestic abuse and-or substance abuse. Housing provided up to 24 months.

YMCA, contact: Sandra Brien, Northeast Family/Tri-Town Branch, Route 110 Plaza, Amesbury, 978-462-6711

Volunteers needed at events and for programs.

YWCA, 13 Market St., Newburyport, 465-0981

Volunteers needed at the pool desk and after-school day care program, etc. Help needed for specific projects.

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