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THE DAILY ASTORIAN • FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017
Days for Girls has fundraiser
for young women in Uganda
New 4-H club for kids 5 to 8 years old
The Daily Astorian
WARRENTON — The
Days for Girls Astoria Team
is holding an open house and
fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3
p.m. Saturday at the JoAnn
Fabric and Craft Store, 180
S.E. Neptune Drive. The
team consists of a group of
25 women and girls who sew
reusable feminine hygiene
kits that are delivered to girls
in rural Uganda.
The kits provide girls
with a way to stay in school;
without a way to manage
their periods, the girls stay at
home. By the time they enter
high school, they are aca-
demically behind, and end up
dropping out of school.
Last year, the local group
sewed and delivered 350 full-
sized kits and 200 mini-kits.
The goal this year is to make
500 full-sized kits and raise
money at the event for bar
soap, underpants, washcloths
and a lot of fabric. Donations
of woven cotton fabric and
flannel fabric are also being
accepted.
For information, email
astoriaor@daysforgirls.org or
go to www.daysforgirls.org
Kids eat breakfast with Santa
in Warrenton Saturday
The Daily Astorian
WARRENTON — The
Warrenton Community Cen-
ter Advisory Board hosts
Breakfast with Santa from
8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday
at the Warrenton Commu-
nity Center, 170 S. W. Third
St. On the menu are all-you-
can-eat pancakes, prepared
by Pig ’N Pancake, sausage,
Lauren Walton
Astoria’s newest 4-H group, the Astoria Cloverbuds, is a junior 4-H branch for children 5 to 8 years old. Their mission
is to participate in a wide array of short-term learning experiences over the course of a year, allowing them to explore
and discover different topics of interest. “The 4-H program is actively looking for adult leaders to volunteer,” said Lau-
ren Walton, group leader of the Astoria Cloverbuds. For information, or to sign up, contact Jared Delay at the Clatsop
County Extension at 503-325-8573.
eggs and beverages, with
coffee donated by Starbucks.
The event also features a visit
from Santa and a raffle for
gift baskets.
The cost is $5 for age
12 and older; $3 for ages 6
to 11; and $1 for age 5 and
younger. All proceeds sup-
port the Warrenton Commu-
nity Center. For information,
call 503-861-2233.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
4-H — Looking for 4-H leaders.
For information, call Sandra Carl-
son at the Oregon State University
Extension at 503-325-8573.
American Red Cross — Needs
registration volunteers (donor am-
bassadors) in Clatsop County to
provide customer service and en-
hance the blood donor experience.
For information, call Angela Basurt-
to at 503-528-5430.
of interest. One or more three-hour
shifts per month. For information,
call the 503-325-6311.
Astoria Senior Center — 1111
Exchange St. To volunteer, call Lar-
ry Miller at 503-325-3231.
Astoria Column — 1 Coxcomb
Drive. Volunteers needed to wel-
come visitors, provide information
and answer questions about the As-
toria Column and the city of Astoria.
For information, call the Friends of
the Astoria Column Visitor Center at
503-325-2963.
Astoria Veteran Van Drivers
— Volunteer drivers needed for the
Disabled American Veterans van for
one or more trips per month. The
van leaves Astoria at 7 a.m. for the
Portland Veterans Administration
Hospital and returns in the early af-
ternoon. To volunteer, contact Dick
Lang, Astoria DAV van coordina-
tor, at 503-298-8757 or dicklang@
charter.net. Drivers receive free
breakfast and lunch vouchers for
the hospital canteen on every trip.
Astoria Riverfront Trolley As-
sociation — 111 W. Marine Drive.
Needs conductors/motormen to
operate trolley and narrate points
Astoria Warming Center —
1076 Franklin Ave. Winter overnight
emergency shelter for homeless
people needs volunteers for three-
hour shifts from evening through
the night to help with welcoming
guests, serving dinner, cleaning
the kitchen, monitoring the sleep-
ing area overnight, and closing the
shelter in the morning. Volunteers
also needed for weekly litter patrols
in the neighborhood. To volunteer,
email
astoriawarmingcenter@
gmail.com
Astoria-Warrenton
Area
Chamber of Commerce — 111 W.
Marine Drive. Volunteers needed at
the chamber and for events. For in-
formation, call 503-325-6311.
Camp Kiwanilong — A large
variety of volunteer opportunities
are available. For information, call
503-861-2933 or go to www.camp-
kiwanilong.org
Cannon Beach Academy
— 3781 S. Hemlock St., Cannon
Beach. Volunteers needed for
breakfast or lunch preparation and
cleanup, reading groups, math
groups, lunch/recess duty and
housekeeping. Shifts are 1.25
hours or longer. For information,
call 503-298-5245.
Caring Adults Developing
Youth (CADY) Mentoring Pro-
gram — 800 Exchange St., second
floor. Needs mentors for youths
ages 10 to 17 at risk of school fail-
ure. Time commitment: one year,
about eight hours per month. For
information, contact Laura Parker
at 503-325-8601 or lparker@co.
clatsop.or.us
Clatsop Care Center — Vol-
unteers needed daily for all three
meals to provide one-on-one as-
sistance to dining dependent resi-
dents. Volunteers must participate
in a 16-hour training program. For
information,
contact
Mandy
Brenchley at 503-325-0313, ext.
209.
Clatsop County Animal Shel-
ter — Animal care volunteers
age 16 and older needed for one
3-hour shift per week. Pick up an
application at 1315 S.E. 19th St.,
Warrenton. For information, or to
schedule orientation, call Leslie
Atkinson at 503-325-1000.
Clatsop Community Action
Regional Food Bank — Volun-
teers needed to help hand out
fruits and vegetables at the weekly
produce pantries for two hours on
Thursdays, from April to October,
in Seaside and Warrenton. Ware-
house attendants are needed for
food packing or processing, pick-
ing orders for agencies, light jan-
itorial and housekeeping, or lawn
and grounds maintenance. Three
to four-hour shifts are available
Monday through Friday. To volun-
teer, call 503-861-3663.
Clatsop Community College
Outreach Literacy — Needs
volunteer literacy tutors to work
with adults, native and non-native
speakers. Training available. For
information, call 503-338-2557.
Clatsop
County
Public
Works — 1101 Olney Ave. Adopt-
A-Road volunteers needed to re-
move litter two times (minimum)
per year for two years. Safety
equipment and supplies provided.
Volunteers must receive safety
orientation. For information, call
503-325-8631.
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