Sort Nutritional Food Donations for the Denver Community at Metro Caring w/Project Helping
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Metro Caring is Denver’s leading hunger-relief program, distributing approximately 2 million pounds of nutritious food to hungry families and individuals while also providing education and tools to help them improve their health and self-sufficiency. Situated in the heart of Denver, Metro Caring offers its participants a holistic approach to hunger relief, through programming focused on Health Foods Access, Nutrition and Gardening Education, Self-Sufficiency, and Community Health Services.
WHAT WILL WE BE DOING?
Project Helping volunteers will be assisting in the warehouse. The warehouse area is where food and other items are processed from donation deliveries. We will help inspect, clean, sort and box these items. As space is limited, make sure to register before participating in this great event!
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?
There are no specific skills needed for this event. But we do consider willingness to help others a very special skill and since you’re reading this, you already have that one!
Are there age requirements for volunteering?
This is a great opportunity for volunteers who are at least 12 years old.
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 ( email@example.com) to your contacts.More Questions? Email Project Helping at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-551-0624
We'll work with your schedule.
1100 East 18th AveDenver, CO 80203
- People 55+
- Must be at least 12