Sort Food Donations for Neighbors in Need: Vermont Foodbank (Rutland)


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

92 Park StreetRutland, VT 05701


About

The Vermont Foodbank is the only Foodbank in Vermont and our goal is to feed our hungry Vermont neighbors in all corners of the state. To do this, however, we rely on volunteer support. We are now reaching out to all of you because we are in need of some wonderful volunteers at our Rutland Distribution Center.

One in 4 Vermonters is experiencing hunger and the Vermont Foodbank is working to ensure that no one in Vermont goes hungry. Through a network of hundreds food shelves, meal sites, schools, and senior centers, we are providing millions of pounds of quality food every year (this year our goal is 12.5 million pounds of food distributed to those in need). When we receive large donations from supermarkets, the goods need to be sorted and packed so we can quickly distribute them to our neighbors in need. This is where we’d love your help!

Rutland volunteer hours are every Wednesday from 9am-noon. Volunteers must be able to stand on their feet for 2 hours, lift up to 30 pounds and be 16 or older, or 14 and 15 accompanied by an adult. If you're interested in bringing a group, please contact Hanna for more informaiton about volunteer hours.

Volunteers help us build and pack bags of weekend meals for children in our community. Through our BackPack program, we are able to share food with more than 1,250 kids each week. This program ensures that kids do not have to worry about where their next meal will come from.

To learn more about our volunteer opportunities, contact Hanna Snyder at volunteer@vtfoodbank.org or (802) 477-4121.

Skills

Good Match For

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • 20 hours over the course of time
  • Contact Hanna for more information

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