Volunteer with One Brick Boston at Harvest Food Pantry


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Aug 18, 2018, 08:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

459 Putnam AvenueCambridge, MA 02139
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About

NOTE: To volunteer with One Brick Boston at this event, you MUST RSVP here: https://onebrick.org/node/2332253

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

Accompany clients through food line and clothes closet, have one on one contact with clients, provide clients in need with clothes and food.

WHAT WILL WE BE DOING

Accompany clients and carry their bags as they go through the food line, prepare and distribute the food in bins for clients, set up tables and disassemble same, attend to clothes closet (if this location is desired) and sell clothes and collect money for clothing.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:

Volunteers will be asked to lift boxes and sort food. We welcome all who feel like they can contribute to this. Please bring plastic bags, clothes or cans if you can. Volunteers are asked to wear close-toed shoes.

You must be 21+ to volunteer with One Brick Boston.

NOTE: This event is wheelchair accessible and is able to accommodate volunteers with disabilities. If you require any accommodations, please let the event manager know, so we can work with the nonprofit hosting the event to make necessary accommodations. Thank you!

WHERE TO MEET:

Volunteers should arrive at Cambridgeport Baptist Church, located at 459 Putnam Avenue, entering through the double sided doors. There is a door bell you can use if it is not open. Upon entry, go to the left and you will see the volunteers setting up. Upon arrival, you should look for the One Brick Event Manager. Volunteers are asked to arrive by 8:45 a.m. The event manager will provide more specifics to you in the reminder email closer to the event.

MBTA: The Closest MBTA stop is Central Square on the Red Line, about a 10-15 minute walk from the Church. The MBTA 47 bus stops close to the church as well.

HARVEST FOOD PANTRY: Serving the community since 1989, the Harvest Food Pantry provides groceries, fresh produce and clothing to anyone who comes.

ONE BRICK BOSTON:

One Brick provides support to local non-profit and community organizations by creating a unique, social and flexible volunteer environment for those interested in making a concrete difference in the community. We enable people to get involved, have an impact and have fun, without the requirements of individual long-term commitments.

Skills

  • Organization
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 2.25 hrs
  • Must sign up here to volunteer: https://onebrick.org/node/2333330

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