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Helping hand

There are many opportunities to share your time and talents with others. Listed here are opportunities provided by the 211 Info Bank at 1025 S. 700 West, Salt Lake City. Dial 211 for information about these and other opportunities or you can go to their Web site: www.informationandreferral.org.

New Life Foundation — We are looking for volunteers to facilitate support groups for individuals suffering from anorexia and bulimia. Training provided. Background screening required.

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company — Assist with season projects, events, receptions, office projects, pre- and post- performance activities. Hours vary. No later than 9:30 p.m.

Operation English — Teach English weekly to Hispanics. Bilingual or teaching experience useful but not necessary. Training provided.

Alzheimer's Association — Volunteers needed to help with the 2005 Utah Memory Walk on Sept. 17. Individuals and groups needed to fundraise and help with event activities.

Military Order of the World Wars — Volunteers needed Aug. 10-Sept. 22 to help with a patriotic ceremony at pre-game for the Air Force-Utah Football game.

Hospice Help — Volunteers needed to provide outreach to isolated and frail elderly in their home or in a hospice. Provide respite care, friendly visiting, run errands, take clients for walks and more. Training provided.

Ronald McDonald House — Small groups needed to provide and prepare dinner for 40 of our hospital-weary parents. We provide the kitchen and cookware. You provide the food.

Lupus — Volunteer administrative assistant needed to help file and write letters six to eight hours a week. Days are flexible. Knowledge of Excel and Word helpful.

American Red Cross — Volunteers needed to help with office support, scheduling, medical transcription, interpreters and more. Shifts vary. Days, evenings and weekends available.

Crossroads Urban Center's Community Food Co-op Projects — Help build a self-sustaining monthly food-purchasing cooperative designed to increase food security and build community. Volunteers needed throughout the Wasatch Front.

The Leonardo at Library Square — Volunteers needed to be docent (tour guide), sales, security, installation and more for the Exodus, a 300-piece photography exhibit by renowned documentary artist Sebastiao Salgado.