Make-A-Wish seeking volunteers in area

From staff reports

Make-A-Wish has announced it needs volunteers in Venango, Crawford and Mercer counties.

The agency is hosting virtual information sessions at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 25, and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12.

Interested people may sign up via a volunteer inquiry form, and information is available at

Volunteers must be at least 21, pass a criminal background check and attend a training session.

Wish team members are assigned to a child in their area, meet with the family and aid in determining the most suitable wish for the child.

Some volunteering may be done virtually.

Contact Make-A-Wish regional manager Courtney Nientimp at or (814) 868-9474 for information.