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Children's Literacy Center, volunteers needed to provide one-on-one tutoring for first through sixth graders. Tutor one child for two hours a week for twelve weeks and help that child become a successful reader. Training is provided. Call 471-8672 for more.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 616 N. Tejon St. Volunteers needed to coordinate support groups, assist in the office and at events, or act as client companions. Call 634-2820 for more.

Be a Santa to a Senior, pick up an ornament that describes a gift for a senior citizen, purchase the gift and return it to the store unwrapped. Home Instead Senior Care will deliver the presents. Pick up an ornament at Wal-Mart, 1575 Space Center Drive or 5550 E. Woodmen Rd. Runs from Nov. 21 to Dec. 9. Call 534-0908 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 through Nov. 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.

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