Cloisters celebrates international Go-Global festival


CURRENT volunteers' news and needs:

Cloisters Children's Museum needs volunteers to help with its summer-long Go-Global International Festival, which spotlights the customs, traditions and heritage of many countries. The festival runs from Saturday through Sept. 1 at the museum, located at 10440 Falls Road. Call 823-2550.

Our Daily Bread needs volunteers to help in feeding the poor and homeless, particularly during the week. Located at the corner of Franklin Street and Park Avenue. If you would like to volunteer, call Sister Pat at 539-2744.

League for the Handicapped, Inc. wants volunteers to work in the Family Thrift Shop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. Call Erma Freburger at 323-0500.

Carroll County Farm Museum wants volunteer teachers in the new hands-on exhibit room. Help may include writing with a quill pen, using an apple peeler, grinding corn and other activities. Volunteers are needed Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Days and hours are flexible. Call 848-7775 or 876-2667.

Children's Hospital and Center for Reconstructive Surgery and the Bennett Institute have several volunteer needs -- assisting and transporting adult patients in wheelchairs, host and hostess in hospitality room, sales in gift shop, clerical assistance. Call 462-6800, Ext. 3330.

Augsburg Lutheran Home wants volunteers for its new program of structured visits on a regular basis with residents who are non-participatory. Call 486-4573.

Baltimore City Foster Care Review Board wants volunteers to review the cases of children who have been in foster care for six months or more. There is a great need for concerned men and women. Call 554-5797.

Howard County General Hospital wants volunteers in all areas. If you are interested, call 740-7980.

Hospice Services of Howard County wants volunteers. Call 461-5530.

Jewish Vocational Service wants tutors to teach Russian immigrants conversational English. Knowledge of Russian not required. Call 466-3300.

The Maryland Lawyers for the Arts, Inc. want volunteers to handle grant applications, administrative and office work. The MLA also needs donations of computer and equipment. Details: Diane Davison, 752-1633.

Reisterstown Senior Center wants volunteers to serve homebound clients in the Reisterstown area. If you can help a senior citizen who is in need of visits, telephone reassurance, shopping assistance or transportation to physicians appointments, call 887-1143.

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