The Morning Call (Sunday)



Are you considerin­g joining or currently serving on a nonprofit board and want to become a more informed participan­t? Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley is offering LEAD Now, a 5-part leadership training program that provides relevant guidance on nonprofit board service. Each of the sessions is a stand-alone session. This program is virtual, and each class time is 4-5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 17-Nov. 7. Register at www.volunteerl­ LEAD-Now . For questions contact Karen Smith, 610-807-0336, karen@ volunteerl­

St. Luke’s D&L“RaceFest” is bringing a full marathon back to the Lehigh Valley.

They are also hosting a marathon relay, half marathon run, and half marathon walk all on the same day. Join Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor on Nov. 12 for a race weekend to remember. They are recruiting volunteers to help in various roles, locations, time frames, and dates. Minimum age 18 or 5 with adult. Contact Aurelia Rapp, 610-923-3548, ext. 229, assistant@delawarean­

Would you like to contribute your time and talents to a mission that celebrates the rich culture and stories of the Lehigh Valley? Join us for a series of upcoming Volunteer Open House events to learn how to get involved at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. Meet our amazing volunteers and shadow a tour. Minimum age 16. Groups welcome. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct 21 at Moravian Museum. Contact Charlotte, 610-868-6868, cfiliciott­o@ historicbe­

Assist with lunch preparatio­n, distributi­on, and clean-up for noonday bagged carry-out meals for low income and homeless food insecure guests. Volunteers are needed 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays and Fridays at New Bethany in Bethlehem. Minimum age 16 with adult. Contact Brandy Garofalo, 610-691-5602, ext. 210, bgarofalo@newbethany­

Do you have a band or

play an instrument and want to share your musical talents?

RUNegades Inc. is looking for music groups to play along the half marathon course of the Bethlehem Running Festival at ArtsQuest SteelStack­s to encourage and cheer on our runners on Oct. 22. The time would be either 8:15 a.m. until about 9:30 a.m. or 8:45 a.m. until about 10: 45⁄11 a.m., depending on the location along the course. Contact Trish Eaton, 215-622-0460,

Stanley Llama and the pigs, goats, horses, ponies, alpacas, and other animals would love to meet you. The Gress Mountain Ranch in Orefield needs volunteers to assist with their daily feeding and watering. Small groups also needed to help with ground maintenanc­e, composting, and cleaning of stalls. Minimum age 14, or 10 with parent supervisio­n. To arrange a day and time contact Kathryn Gress at 610-398-2122,

Can you help to deliver Thanksgivi­ng meals to families on Nov. 17? Some families with The Salvation Army Foster Care & Adoption Services are unable to come during our office hours. Meals will be available for pickup on the afternoon noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 17. Volunteers can coordinate with the recipient families about when to drop the meals off at their homes later that day. Contact Emily, 610-821-7706, emily. anthony@use.salvationa­

Volunteers are needed to assist with assembling boxes of food at our pantry

from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at The Whole Life Center, Easton. Volunteers will then take boxes out to the people’s cars by the loading dock. As activities are slowing down everything can be put away and cleaned up. Contact Donna Lavin, 610-417-2067, donna@ wholelifec­

Go to www.volunteerl­v. org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunit­ies or contact them at 610-8070336, vc@volunteerl­ for informatio­n.

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