Volunteer with One Brick Boston at Friday Night Supper Program

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One Brick Boston

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To attend this event, you must RSVP here: https://onebrick.org/node/2339494

VENT DESCRIPTION:

Friday Night Supper Program is a soup kitchen in Boston that serves the needy every Friday night. The organization open the doors to guests at 5 p.m., providing hot coffee, juice, water, and soup. Twice a month, the program also offers a clothing distribution. At 6 p.m., the main course and dessert are served, and doors close at 7 p.m.

WHAT WE'LL BE DOING:

We will be helping with dinner service for 150 adults and assisting with after-dinner cleanup. Tasks include: drying dishes, serving food, carrying trays weighing upwards of 15 pounds, sorting through clothing, serving beverages, washing dishes, taking down tables and chairs, and sweeping and mopping.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:

The evening volunteer shift lasts from approximately 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please be sure to arrive no later than 5 p.m. and dress appropriately (comfortable clothing and close-toed shoes, with long hair tied back.)

NOTE: Unfortunately this event is not wheelchair accessible. We do our best to ensure as many events as possible are accessible. The nonprofit can accommodate volunteers who can do light lifting, counting, and sorting. If you have specific questions in this area, please contact the event manager.

WHERE TO MEET:

All volunteers should meet with the Event Manager at the Arlington Street Church (351 Boylston Street, Boston) by 5 p.m. The nearest T stop is the Arlington station on the Green Line. Please note that there is no onsite parking.

FRIDAY NIGHT SUPPER PROGRAM: The mission of the Friday Night Supper Program (FNSP) is to provide a warm nutritious meal to anyone in need in a safe and dignified environment every Friday night. Our Services The FNSP serves approximately 150 meals every Friday to some of Boston's most vulnerable citizens, many of whom face a constant struggle not only for food but for understanding and friendship as well. We pride ourselves on providing both nourishment for the body through food and for the soul through dignity and respect. We also seek and value the opinions of the people we serve. FNSP is committed to: - Serving as much fresh food as possible with an emphasis on nutritional value - Providing basic needs such as clothing and toiletries for our guests - Offering a sense of security, abundance and choice to those who have limited or no access to these very basic essentials

ABOUT 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.

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WHEN

Fri Dec 21, 2018
05:00 PM - 08:30 PM

WHERE

The Arlington Street Church351 Boylston StreetBoston, MA 02116

(42.352047,-71.07118)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 2.5 hrs
  • Must RSVP here to attend: https://onebrick.org/node/2339494

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