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Packing & Sorting

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Packing & Sorting shifts occur weekly from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and from 1 p.m. - 3p .m. on Tuesday.

Assist with packing food boxes and sorting grocery items for our food assistance programs. This includes:

  • Backpacks for Kids – Assisting with the assembling of meal bags for children relying on weekend support on the weekends and during school breaks. The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana provides approximately 300 backpacks weekly.
  • Senior Food Boxes – Assisting with the assembling of approximately 50 pounds of shelf stable food for seniors on a fixed income. The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana provides approximately 1500 senior boxes each month.
  • Sorting Food Drive – Assisting with the sorting, inspecting, and packing of food drive items received from the community. These are are assembled and distributed to partner agencies to assist with their hunger relief efforts.

Packing & Sorting shifts occur weekly from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and from 1 p.m. - 3p .m. on Tuesday.

Assist with packing food boxes and sorting grocery items for our food assistance programs. This includes:

  • Backpacks…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 23, 2021
    12:00 AM CDT
    5:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    October 29, 2021
    11:59 PM CDT
    4:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

6490 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410, USA

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