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Baltimore Food Distribution - The Food Project - June 2024

On-site, Volunteer must be in or near Baltimore, MD

Details

Schedule:Weekdays
Time Commitment:A few hours per week
Recurrence:Recurring
Participation:
Wheelchair Accessible

Description

We are looking for excited volunteers to stop by every Tuesday and Thursday to help distribute food to families in need in front of The Food Project.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Loading and unloading food from our van, setting up and organizing tables for the giveaway, bagging food for community members, teaching community members about different produce items and how to prepare them, breaking down empty boxes, cleaning up at the end of the distribution. 

10:30 am to 12:00 pm: Volunteers will assist in setting up the distribution, breaking down empty boxes, cleaning up, and assisting with the distribution breakdown.

Volunteers Must: (1) Be 18 years or older, or be accompanied by a parent or guardian (2) Be able to lift heavy boxes (3) Wear appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes, and (4) Be courteous and respectful at all times. 

Preferred but not required: An interest in hunger relief or sustainability, experience working with diverse communities, a basic understanding of Spanish, background in working with food, interest in volunteering regularly on a daily, weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis.

Interested volunteers should sign up for shifts by checking out our VolunteerHub volunteering platform here: https://sowhatelse.volunteerhub.com/

Note: All volunteers are expected to arrive 15 minutes before the distribution start time in order to help set up prior to the giveaway. Most distributions last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour at a time depending on how long supplies last.

We are looking for excited volunteers to stop by every Tuesday and Thursday to help distribute food to families in need in front of The Food Project.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Loading and unloading food from our van…

Location

On-site

The Food Project

424 S Pulaski St, Baltimore, MD 21223, USA
Directions

We can't wait to see you at 10:30am in front of The Food Project. To get there, type in "424 S Pulaski St, Baltimore, MD" into your GPS. Once you arrive you will see an old elementary school building and playground. Park in the parking lot to the left of the playground then walk towards the front entrance of the old school building. You should see tables already set up. Once you arrive please let a staff person know that you are there to volunteer with So What Else at the distribution.

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