Saturday, September 26, 2020
Sept. 26, 2020

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The Columbian

Furry Friends, a no-kill, all volunteer, nonprofit Vancouver cat shelter, needs volunteers for twice-daily shifts, particularly weekday mornings. Shifts take about an hour and a half to two hours. They also need a pool of substitutes that can fill in occasionally to cover for vacations, etc. Duties include ensuring the cats have food and water, scooping a small number of cat boxes and general cleaning.

Can’t volunteer on a regular basis? Become part of Furry Friends Special Furr-ces to help with one-off projects such as deep cleaning, organization, painting, etc. To learn more about Furry Friends visit, or find us on Facebook You can fill out a volunteer application on our website Contact Furry Friends at or leave a message at 360-993-1097 for more information.

Sole Support for Parkinson’s Walk seeks volunteers to support the event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 3, at the upper Vancouver Mall parking lot. Volunteer opportunities include helping with set up, registration, providing snacks, and more. For more information or to sign up, visit This event will support local wellness and education programs for people living with Parkinson’s in the community.