Distribute Food On Base to Military Families w/Project Helping


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Building #1344 A St.Oceanside, CA 92055

About

Join Project Helping as we partner with Jewish Family Services Hand Up Food Pantry in supporting military families.

WHAT WILL WE BE DOING?

The Project Helping group of volunteers will distribute food on base to military families. The food is generously donated through the Jewish Family Services. Volunteers will be expected to lift at least 25 pounds, help unload the food truck, set up the distribution station, then distribute the packaged goods to participating military families. As space is limited, make sure to register before attending this awesome event!

FAQs

Why volunteer?

Through the act of volunteering, you are actively investing in your community while also improving your mental wellness! Volunteering is proven to have numerous health benefits including improved mood, feeling healthier, increased sense of purpose and reducing stress levels. Volunteering can also give us a deep sense of happiness, both immediately and long-term.

* 94% of people who volunteer say that volunteering improves their mood.
* 96% of people who volunteer say that volunteering enriches their sense of purpose.

This is just some of the science that supports our mission and outlines why it’s so beneficial to do good things for others. We call that practicing kindfulness. #DoGoodFeelGood

Does this event require special skills?

All volunteers without a DOD (Department of Defense) ID over the age of 18 must submit their driver’s license information to the Food Pantry Coordinator no later than 25 days prior to the distribution date. Please call (858) 637-3243 to do so. Background checks will be administered by Camp Pendleton.

Are there age requirements for volunteering?

For this event, volunteers under 13 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

ALL THE DETAILS:Where to meet and park? What to wear and bring? What is the agenda for the day?

Once you register, you’ll receive a confirmation email with all the details. We’ll also send a reminder email and a text a few days before the event!

To make sure you get the emails, please add Project Helping ( volunteer@projecthelping.org) to your contacts.

More Questions? Email Project Helping at volunteer@projecthelping.org or call 303-551-0624

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must have DOD ID over the age of 18 or submit drivers license 25days prior to date

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