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PROGRAMS AIM TO HELP KIDS WHO ARE LEFT HOME ALONE

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Did you know that there are many programs for latchkey kids throughout the state? Call the Information and Referral Center at 487-4716.

For information about listings in the Helping Hand column, call 486-2136.Do basic data entry up to four hours a month.

Provide basic office help.

Write letters for patients at a local care center.

Assist at Animal Services program.

Plan fund-raising events, write grants.

Work at Red Butte Gardens.

Do one-time extensive housecleaning for elderly man. Flexible times.

Remove snow for elderly couple.

Address envelopes.

Be a victim advocate.

Do data entry once a week.

Work with youths at Utah Boys Ranch.

Raise money for Boys Ranch.

Provide kitchen help at senior center.

Teach easy crafts at care center.

Volunteer for "First Night." Many different opportunities.

Mentor Bosnian refugees.

Provide general office help.

Help WVC police with public relations. Work with complainants and victims to assure quality assistance is given. Six month commitment. Must be over 18. Training.

Pick up and deliver Christmas gifts for needy families.

Tutor elementary-school children in math and reading. Flexible times, during school hours.

Help with gifts for Christmas for families of people with AIDS.

Do activities with elderly care center residents, flexible times.

Help disadvantaged women one night a week. Training.

Sort donations of Christmas gifts for distribution. Flexible times.

Make afghans, sweaters, other items. Flexible times.

Assist bedridden young women for three weeks. Two hours a day, three times a week. Sandy area. Training.

Record, transcribe and mail minutes of food bank board meeting. Three hours a month. Early morning.

Assist foster parents by being subs for Santa.

Do telephoning, data entry.

Provide education on cancer.

Test preschoolers for glaucoma. Training.

Adult tutors needed to work with children in basic subjects. Bilingual volunteers also needed.

Tutor children in shelter school. Basic subjects.

Deliver mail, help in gift shop at local hospital.

Deliver materials for CPR class. Eight hours a week.

Teach basic English to adults two hours a week. Flexible times. Six month commitment.

Be a monitor on shooting range.

Visit bed-bound woman in Murray area.

Help with evening sports and recreation program for low-income children in housing projects.

Train others to teach literacy.

Be a receptionist. Flexible hours.

Provide blankets and bedding.

Give copy machine in good working condition.

Donate craft supplies for care-center residents.

Contribute twin or bunk beds for severely ill woman and her four children.

Give computer in good working condition.

Provide videos for man in nursing home.

Give tables, chairs and beds, any size in reasonable condition.

Donate toys, in good condition for children ages 0-12.

Provide gift items to youths in detention center. Books, magic markers, paper, blank video cassettes, sports equipment, candy, games or puzzles.

Contribute sewing machines or use of machines for two months.

Provide Christmas toys to children of mentally-ill parents.