Group invests in our children

Volunteer/Where good neighbor get together

October 01, 1991|By Ellen Hawks | Ellen Hawks,Evening Sun Staff

CURRENT volunteers' news and needs:

Investing in our Children is a new prenatal outreach and public education program aimed at reducing high rates of infant death and sickness in the Park Heights area.

The program is part of the state's Office of Child Health, Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. Volunteers are needed to train and canvass neighborhoods and pass out materials to pregnant women with information about the importance of prenatal care, and that such care is available to them regardless of their ability to pay.

Volunteer are asked to give four hours a week for four months. Training classes will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 5 and on Oct. 12 at the Delta Family Support Center, 2501 Springhill Ave., Room 9 in Park Heights. For details call Linda Turner or Marcy Price at 225-5824.

South Baltimore Learning Corporation, 28 E. Ostend St., needs volunteer tutors for its adult literacy program. Training will be offered. Call 625-4215.

Salvation Army wants volunteers to help collect toys for needy children at Operation Santa Claus, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 12, at For Smallwood Park. To volunteer call Major David Jones, 366-4997.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundations first annual cycle tour on Oct. 12 and 13 needs volunteers to help coordinate the fund-raiser. Call 771-9000.

Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company invites the community to a party from Oct. 4 to 6th, a fund-raiser for a better and larger firehouse. For details of all events, call 944-2450.

Johns Hopkins Tutorial Project wants volunteers to tutor Baltimore City School students during the fall semester. Call 338-7673.

UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund, located at Roland Park Presbyterian Church, 4801 Roland Ave., 2nd Floor entrance on Upland Avenue, has new greeting cards, teacher's materials and more. Details: 467-0562.

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