Meals at Temporary Overnight Shelter


Cause Areas


Mon Nov 28, 2016 - Wed Mar 01, 2017


2032 College Way UCC2835 19th Ave SonriseForest Grove, OR 97116


The Forest Grove Temporary Emergency Shelter is hosted by the United Church of Christ and Sonrise Chruch, both of Forest Grove. We provide overnight shelter a hot dinner and a basic breakfast to those experiencing homelessness in Western Washington County on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights from November 28th 2016 until March 1st 2017

We need YOU to help make our hot dinners and basic breakfasts.

Plan meals, prepare, and package for storage if relevent food for about 20 adults and 5 children adhearing to Washington County Health Authority Food Handling protocal. (we'll assit and train)

Help raise money or garner food donations as well as assist in finding storage and putting donations away.

Organize meal groups to be in certified kitchens (one at each host site) to cook and package meals.

Come to the host site to prepare and serve dinner, dinner is from about 7:30PM to 8:30PM

Come to the host site to prepare and serve breakfast, breakfast is from 6AM to 6:30AM

Ensure host site kitchen is clean and all dishes and utensiles used during meals are clean before leaving.

Food may be prepared outside of shelter hours and stored at host sites to be heated up durring shelter times.


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Nutrition
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Hospitality

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies, 2-4 hours per meal for prep, serve, clean
  • At least 1 person per meal group needs food handlers card

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