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Helping hands needed in Davis

There are always people in need in Davis County. Helping hands are welcome. If you would like more information about volunteering, or you have volunteer opportunities, contact the United Way of Davis County Volunteer Center and Information & Referral Center, 497-9111, weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. or call one of the numbers listed below.

Be a volunteer board member for the American Cancer Society of Davis County. Interact with retail outlets on tobacco product control, present programs in the school and the community, plan fund-raising events and serve as a liaison with physicians. If cancer has affected your life, call Donna at 393-8657 or Dan at 546-5251.Volunteer for training with the American Red Cross of Northern Utah. Call 627-0000.

Deliver meals, help in the kitchen or teach china painting for the Autumn Glow Senior Center. Call Shirley at 544-1235.

Be a friend and advocate to assist a 30-year-old mildly retarded, disabled woman through the ARC of Davis County. Call Sherry at 299-9788 for more information.

Help deliver food to the elderly and homebound. Also teach people to budget or money or to find low-income housing. Contact Catholic Community Services, Yvonne at 394-5944.

Read to residents involved with Bountiful Health Care and Rehabilitation. Also, volunteers are needed to assist with activities and outings. Call Shirleen or Penney at 298-2234.

Volunteer to lead the Literacy Volunteers of America I Can Read Program at Centerville Elementary School. Contact Karen at 292-6204 or Carole at 299-2004.

Help the homebound, elderly or the terminally ill through the Community Nursing Service and Hospice of Davis County. Call Sherry at 461-9500.

Assist with crisis calls, provide support for victims of domestic violence and maintain grounds at the Davis Citizens' Coalition Against Violence. For information and training, call Judy at 786-1044 or Susan at 731-9800.

Assist victims of domestic violence. Trustworthy, adult female volunteers are needed. Call Ellen at 451-4300 or 776-3163, ext. 4300.

Be a volunteer truck and forklift operator at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, 325 W. 1300 North, Sunset. To volunteer, call 825-8713.

Work with students in the Davis School District. Call Edrice, 451-1285, after 2 p.m. or contact the school nearest you.

Help Bountiful mother by providing companionship to her 7-year-old intellectually disabled twins. Activities include music, swimming, playing catch, etc. Call May at the Easter Seal Society of Utah, 800-388-1991.

Help children through the grieving process from death or divorce through the Family Summit Foundation. Call Geneil at 394-3318.

Volunteer for the crisis nursery at the Family Connections Center. Ages 18 and older. Call Kay at 773-0712.

Serve as an adult role model for Girl Scouts ages 5-17 in Davis County. Training provided with flexible schedule. Call Paula at 394-3077 or 800-781-0198.