Market Set-Up & Preparation

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Northern Illinois Food Bank

  • 4 people are interested

The Winnebago Community Market is seeking volunteers to help with the set-up of the food pantry at Northern Illinois Food Bank's Northwest Center in Rockford. Volunteers will assist in moving/setting up tables, food racking, and food displays.

All volunteers interested must be able to lift at least 10 lbs. Any youth under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

Volunteers will be led by the Winnebago Community Market Supervisor.

Closed-toed shoes (sneakers or work boots) are required. Long shorts or pants and a t-shirt or sweatshirt are recommended. Volunteers wearing open-toed shoes will not be allowed in the warehouse and may be asked to leave.

Please visit www.SolveHungerToday.org/Volunteer to register for this or other opportunities.

Contact Molly Speckman at 630-443-6910 ext 211 or mspeckman@northernilfoodbank.org for more information.

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About Northern Illinois Food Bank

Location:

273 Dearborn Court, Geneva, IL 60134, US

Mission Statement

Vision:

For no one to be hungry in northern Illinois.

Mission:

To lead the northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships.

Description

Did you know 1 in 8 of our neighbors in northern Illinois face hunger? 1 in 5 kids in northern Illinois face hunger struggles as well. Northern Illinois Food Bank acquires donated food from retailers, local and national manufacturers, farmers, individuals, businesses, the federal government and also purchases additional products. Northern Illinois Food Bank then delivers the food to our network partners for distribution to hungry neighbors. We currently work with 700 network partners in 13 counties to help feed those in need. Volunteer, donate, and get involved in our feeding hungry neighbors today!

To sign up to volunteer, please visit our website www.solvehungertoday.org and click 'Get Involved', then 'Volunteer'. There you'll be able to create a new profile and access our schedule of volunteer shifts!

Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

765 Research ParkwayRockford, IL 61109

(42.21689,-89.08569)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 2 Hours
  • Close-toed shoes

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