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Family Literacy Project, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 2715 E. Pikes Peak Ave. The Family Literacy Project is looking for volunteers interested in helping adults learn English as a second language. Training is provided and knowledge of other languages is not required. Orientation on Nov. 9. Call Margaret at 633-7204 ext. 15 for more.

Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center, volunteers age 14 and older needed to assist riders with disabilities during their weekly horseback riding sessions. Commitment of two hours per week for six weeks, training is provided and previous experience is not required. Orientation is Sat., Nov. 5, 9-11 a.m. Call 495-3908 for more.

"Coat the Community," Harris Group Realtors, 2950 Professional Place, suite 205. Bring new and gently used coats, sweaters, hats and mittens to Harris Group Realtors, and they will bring the items to Springs Rescue Mission. Runs Nov. 7-18, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 227-9900 for more.

Suicide Prevention Partnership, volunteers needed to work part-time doing administrative office duties. Also in need of hotline volunteers who would answer phone calls from people who may be in crisis, or those concerned about people who are. Call 573-7447 for more.

Urban Peak, volunteers needed to serve as role models who create a safe haven for homeless youth. Nonjudgmental individuals needed to play games, cook meals, facilitate activities, listen and encourage. Volunteers need to be over 21 and submit to a background screening and training process. Call Karen or Renae at 630-3223 for more.

Memorial Hospital, volunteers needed to knit lap blankets (average size of 5 feet by 3 feet) for cancer patients who may become chilled during treatments that last six to eight hours. Yarn is available through their volunteer services office. Personal patterns and creativity are encouraged. The tighter the weave, the warmer the blanket. Call 365-5298 to sign up.

Springs Rescue Mission is collecting turkeys, sweet potatoes, pies and non-perishable foods for their holiday meals program that will serve over 15,000 meals through the next few months. Donate by Nov. 23 at their offices at 5 W. Las Vegas St., at any Colorado Springs King Soopers store or at The Grace Place, 2403 Templeton Gap Rd. Call 632-1822 for more.

Project Angel Heart, volunteers needed to deliver meals to men, women and children living with life-threatening illnesses. Deliveries in Colorado Springs, Fountain, Manitou Springs and Falcon. Pickup time is 12:45 p.m. on Saturdays. Call Emily at 800/381-5612 ext. 24 for more.

One Nation Walking Together, 45A Commerce Street. Seeking holiday gifts including educational items, toys, mittens, playing cards, slippers and lotion. Call 329-0252 for more.

Rocky Mountain Field Institute, recruiting for work at Table Mountain Trail construction on Oct. 29-30; Garden of the Gods workdays on Nov. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20. Call 471-7736 for more.

Looking for more Volunteer opportunities? Check out our full online version of the community calendar at csindy.com. Click on "Calendar" on the left-hand side of the page!

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