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Donations/help needed for the Daddy Daughter Dance (1/18/13) and Mother-Son Jammin' Fun (2/8/13) programs. Cash donations are needed to help fund low income families. No amount is too small! Also accepting cookies and snack and kid friendly door prizes. Please contact Anya at Parks and Rec at 541-296-9533 or by emailing her at Thanks!

Be the voice of an abused or neglected child: Become a CASA! For more information contact: Susan Baldwin, CASA Volunteer Manager. (541) 993-9506 or email

Meals on Wheels: Deliver hot meals to needy people who aren't able to get out for themselves. Call Denise at 541-298-8333. Note from GC Editor: This is a MEGA rewarding experience. One that you can't even comprehend until you actually see the appreciation on one's face that might have otherwise gone without. YOU are going to be elderly one day and may need this service yourself. Please consider "paying it forward" and helping to strengthen our community! You'll be so glad you did!

Volunteer Training for CASA: Call Susan at 541-993-9506. - 3/15

Riverfront Cleanup: Due to flooding at The Dalles Riverfront Park, a massive cleanup effort is needed before it can be opened to the public. Parks and Rec. is looking for help from the community on July 14th and 15th. Gloves and equip. will be provided. Please call 541-296-9533 to sign up! Thanks! - 7/14 and 7/15

Food Drive: The Dalles Grocery Outlet is hosting "Independence from Hunger" all month long during July. They will be collecting food and cash donations in which 100% of all collections will be handed over to the Mid-Columbia Community Action which covers Wasco, Hood River and Sherman Counties. There's a huge need for food during the summer months due to kids being home from school and consuming more. Please consider making a contribution! Thanks! - 7/1 through 7/31

The Dalles Chamber of Commerce is looking for people to help with landscaping around our building, putting together brochures and creating a newsletter. Call 541-296-2231 or email