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Needlecrafters needed for Alpaca Fleece Fundraiser court mandate special event day weekend evening groups youth

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Last updated on March 24, 2016

Creative needlecrafters are needed to knit, crochet, or felt alpaca fleece projects that can be sold to raise funds for the Gress Mountain Ranch.

Volunteers need to have the ability to create products from the fleece of alpaca/llama.

This opportunity is sponsored by: The Gress Mountain Ranch, Inc.

Volunteers will work with the following groups
Adolescents (13-17)  Older Adults (55+)
Adults (26-54)  Religious Groups
Families / Parents  Students
Men  Women
Military  Young Adults (18-25)
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Evenings  Weekends
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adolescents (13-17)  Individual
Adults (26-54)  Large Group (11+)
Adults (55+)  Small Group (2-10)
Court-appointed  Unpaid Interns
Families  Young Adults (18-25)
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Animals & Environment  Nonprofit Organization
Arts & Culture
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Advocacy  Fundraising
Animal Services

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Contact Person:
Kathryn Gress, Animal-Assisted Therapy Specialist, (phone), (email)
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 The Gress Mountain Ranch, 3264 Highland Road
Orefield, PA 18069
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 I can send you an email with directions attached..thanks in advance, KG

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Miscellaneous Information

DAY time opportunity
EVENING time opportunity
WEEKEND opportunity
Special Event related opportunity
GROUP opportunity
YOUTH opportunity
Minimum age of youth volunteers without parental support
If they know how to knit, with parental support
HANDICAP accessible opportunity
COURT mandated community service opportunity
opportunity near a BUS stop
Last updated on March 24, 2016

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Makes my day.

 No matter what type of day one is having working at the ranch is very uplifting. The animals are our earthly charges and we are to take care and not abuse them. Kathryn and Ben Gress have devoted their lives to helping animals and animals helping people. What a noble cause. It is not a play date but a dedication to helping the Gress' continue their worhwhile effort. You will received more than you are giving. So forget your troubles by giving your time and talents at the Gress Mtn. Ranch
posted by merkelsy on June 3, 2009
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