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July 10, 2001

Women's Steering Committee, a coalition of Skid Row service providers, needs female volunteers to conduct needs assessment surveys of homeless women in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday. Information: Pete White or Rickey Mantley, (213) 439-1070.

* Fourth Annual Los Angeles International Laureates Music Festival, a five-concert series that runs July 21 to Aug. 6, needs volunteers to chauffeur the artists, usher, do video documentary and work in support services. Information: (310) 281-3303.

* Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Service Council needs volunteers to assist curators and administrators and provide support for education and family programs. Interviews will be held in August. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Arts & Services for Disabled Inc. needs volunteers to serve as docents at its International Art Exhibit July 23 to Aug. 15 at Cal State Long Beach's Design Gallery. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Happy Hats for Kids, which creates brightly decorated hats and distributes them to hospitalized children, needs an experienced grant writer to help raise funds to keep the program going. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Little Tokyo Service Center needs volunteers to help with its sixth annual L.A. Tofu Festival/Health & Fitness Expo Aug. 4 and 5. Information: Jenny Kaya, (213) 473-1602, Ext. 224.

* Volunteer Center of Los Angeles and the Assistance League of Southern California seek volunteers to join Helping Others Together, a group that meets monthly to help with volunteer projects in Los Angeles. Information: Patricia Garrovillo, (818) 908-5146.

* Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services needs volunteers from the Pasadena area to help with its Sept. 12 Advocate for Children Award Dinner. Celebrities, silent and live auctions and a special honoree will be a few of the evening's highlights. Information: Cindy Thatcher, (626) 960-4861, Ext. 3516.


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