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Help Feed the Hungry in the SSF/Daly City Area!

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ORGANIZATION: Peninsula Food Runners - Peninsula

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Please sign up at www.peninsulafoodfunners.org

Are you looking for a satisfying but flexible volunteer opportunity? Peninsula Food Runners is a volunteer organization dedicated to alleviating hunger and reducing food waste since 2013! We invite you to join us. Peninsula Food Runner volunteers pick up excess food from participating Donors (restaurants, corporate cafeterias, etc.), and then deliver the food directly to our Recipients (shelters, affordable housing for families and the elderly, Boys and Girls Clubs, etc.).

We need weekday volunteers to help us deliver food in the Daly City, SSF, Millbrae, Brisbane, Colma, San Bruno and Pacifica area. Surplus food is available, but we have too few drivers on weekdays to transport the food to local non-profits which feed the hungry.

Shifts are available mostly during the week and also on weekends and normally take less than 60-90 minutes and can work around your schedule. Come join our team of volunteers! Go to www.peninsulafoodrunners.org and click Sign Up at the top right corner. Be sure to read the food safety guidelines and take the food safety quiz. (Hint: the items in RED will help you answer the quiz!) Contact Hoai-An (pronounced 'Why-Ann) at ht@peninsulafoodrunners.org if you have any questions.

Once you sign up, use our ChowMatch.com website and/or phone app to view opportunities, sign up for food runs, notify us of your vacation time, etc.

ChowMatch.com login page - https://www.chowmatch.com/login.php

Download ChowMatch app (DOWNLOAD LINK ONLY WORKS FROM YOUR PHONE) - https://www.chowmatch.com/features/ - (scroll to bottom of page)

We often get last minute requests to rescue food that might go to waste. If you can be available on short notice, please validate your mobile number.

Together we can feed the hungry!

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About Peninsula Food Runners - Peninsula

Location:

50 Woodside Plz 413, San Mateo County, Redwood City, CA 94061, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Peninsula Food Runners is to alleviate food insecurity and reduce food waste in our communities. Everyday, Peninsula Food Runners relays a wide variety of wonderfully prepared and non-prepared food to community food support organizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

Description

100% Volunteer organization that picks up excess food from businesses (restuarants, caterers, schools, corporations) and delivers it to recipients (feeding programs, emergency, transitional housing, 100% affordable housing) in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Peninsula Food Runners relies on volunteers to be successful. You can volunteer for a regular weekly food run that is yours ongoingly, or choose from a variety of open runs availble daily up to two weeks in advance on our automated scheduling system.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Hunger
Community, Environment, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Mateo, CA 94401

(37.57935,-122.31642)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Approximately one hour for food runs in the Daly City, SSF, Millbrae, Brisbane, Colma and San Bruno area. Approximately 60-90 minutes in other areas.
  • 1) Read the Food Safety Guidelines and complete the quiz. (Hint: the items in red in the guidelines will help you complete the food safety quiz!) 2) You will receive a verification email. Open it, follow the instructions to verify your email address.

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