Shepherd of Valley seeks volunteers

HELP FOR SENIORS: At Shepherd of the Valley, efforts are being taken to deal with COVID-19 and all necessary measures to keep residents and staff healthy. The organization is looking for volunteers and partners to help meet seniors’ needs at this time.

Shepherd of the Valley is working with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and League of Women’s Voters to recruit volunteers to for senior outreach. If interested in volunteering, visit www.shepherdofthevalley.com/ covid19/. Click the box for volunteers under additional resources.

If you are an individual or organization willing to provide goods or services to homebound seniors, contact Danielle Procopio at 330-530-4038, Ext. 2057, or email dprocopio@shepherdofthevalley.com.

Seniors in need of help should call the Help Network of Northeast Ohio at 211.

DONATIONS NEEDED: “Check Out Hunger” will be held at area Sparkle Market stores through April 11 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank’s Harvest for Hunger campaign.

Customers can tear off $1, $10 or $15 coupons, available at the register that will be added to their grocery bill. Customers may also donate non-perishable food items by placing them in the collection bin at he front of the stores.

Last year, Sparkle Market raised $9,144 through the donated coupons which enabled the food bank to distribute $100,584 worth of food in the Mahoning Valley.

For information, visit www.mahoningvalleysecond harvest.com or 330-792-5522.

BUS TRIP: Jesus the Key Ministries has a few seats available for its May 26 and 27 bus trip to Lancaster, Pa. The bus will be leaving Columbiana at 7 a.m., making stops at the Hershey Factory and Elva’s Chalk Art Barnyard Studio.

The trip will feature the Sight and Sound Theatre for the production of “Queen Esther.” There also will be a stop at Dienner’s Country Restaurant Buffet before heading home.

The cost is $280. To reserve a seat, call Bing Newton at 330-427-6578.


• To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Help Network at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Help Network or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

• Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3005.


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