The Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day committee needs volunteers to march in its parade on Aug. 23 dressed as clowns. The parade starts at 9 a.m. from School Street in Allenstown down Main Street to Broadway and Pleasant Street, ending at Memorial Field in Pembroke. If you want to be a clown, call Pat at 224-7324.
Help a student
A “Thirty-One Gifts” independent consultant is gathering donations through Aug. 15 to provide 20 local needy school children with back-to-school essentials in back-to-school bags. For more information, call Crystal Tusi at 273-6923 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help a senior
The Friends RSVP Caregiver Program is seeking volunteers who have a couple of hours per week, or a few hours per month, to bring comfort and cheer to homebound senior citizens by providing transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping or friendly visits. Volunteers can assist whenever it is convenient for them. Help is needed in Concord, Penacook, Pembroke, Allenstown, Bow, Northwood, Chichester, Epsom and other towns. For more information, call Carolyn Rich at 228-7615 or email email@example.com or attend the information meeting on Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at 202 North State St., Concord. Breakfast will be provided. Call or email to register.
Help fight cancer
Customers at Burger King restaurants at 15 Hall St. and 155 Loudon Road can help fight cancer through Sept. 7 by contributing $1 to the Jimmy Fund through the A Chance for Kids and Families program. For more information about the Jimmy Fund or the program, visit JimmyFund.org or call 617-582-9675.