INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Wellness Community-Valley/Ventura needs walkers and runners to join its team for Saturday's Champions for a Cure. The event, which starts at Staples Center, includes a 10K and a 5K race to benefit prostate cancer research. The Wellness Community provides support and education to cancer patients and their families. Information: Susan Friedman, (805) 379-4777.

* Trinity Care Hospice in Mission Hills needs volunteers to provide support to terminally ill patients and their families. Information: Lianne Casselman, (800) 794-7939.

* Daniel Freeman Hospital in Marina del Rey needs volunteers for its Meals on Wheels program and at the information desk. One four-hour shift per week is required. Information: Lillian Bloom, (310) 823-8911.

* Harbor UCLA Medical Center's Child Life Program needs readers for its Reach Out and Read program. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles needs members for its speakers' bureau, particularly bilingual speakers. Speakers provide service clubs, churches, schools and other community organizations with information about the Red Cross' history, disaster preparedness, health and safety training and other services. Training is provided. (213) 739-5246.

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