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Perishable food pick-up

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ORGANIZATION: Paradise Valley Community Food Bank

Pickup perishable food items from various grocery stores and markets between 8 AM and 8:30 AM M-F, and deliver the food to the PV Emergency Food Bank at 10862 N 32nd St. Volunteers must have your own properly insured large size vehicle and be able to load and unload donations unassisted. Some boxes of food can weigh up to 70 pounds each. This is a position for physically fit individuals.

Generally pick-up takes about 1-1.5 hours to go to the market and meet with your market contact person, load the food into your vehicle, drive to the food bank, and unload the food items into the food bank. Generally the volunteers at the food bank will put the food away for you into the refrigerator, freezer or shelves.

You can sign up to do market pick-up once a week ,or multiple mornings per week. Orientation will be offered. There is no financial reimbursement.

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About Paradise Valley Community Food Bank

Location:

10862 N 32ND ST, PHOENIX, AZ 85028, US

Mission Statement

To provide food assistance to residents of the PV Unified School District who are experiencing food insecurities.

Description

PVCFB stands for PV Community Food Bank. It is a food pantry formed from existing organizations in the Paradise Valley area to aid the community's hungry.

The PVCFB's main objective is to provide assistance to individuals living within the boundaries of the Paradise Valley Unified School District. PVCFB distributes food to individuals and families that would otherwise go hungry. The food bank provides wholesome, nourishing meals to families in need.

CAUSE AREAS

Hunger
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various pickup locationsPhoenix, AZ 85028

(33.57258,-112.01186)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Friday, 2 hours from about 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Vehicle and ability to lift perishable food items such as milk, produce, meat, etc.

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