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Fight Hunger! Food Distribution at Latin Amer 7th Day Adventist - S. San Francisco

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ORGANIZATION: Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

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Food Distribution at Latin Amer 7th Day Adventist
3rd Thursday of every month, from 2pm-5pm

PLEASE SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER
(To register, please copy the link below and paste into your browser):
https://www.shfb.org/give-help/volunteer/volcalendar-general/?location=0011I00001IrFHhQAN

Additional information for this shift: This is a 1x/month Walk-Up Distribution where each family will receive 1 set of food (1 box produce (est 25lbs), 1 box dry/nonperishables, 1 box dairy and 1 frozen protein item (usually chicken) Volunteers will assist with Loading food into Community Members carts, Restock sets of food ready for loading, Provide traffic control, Hand out information to Community Members, Assist with Registration and provide support with setup, and clean up

Everyone should have access to healthy food. Second Harvest provides nutritious groceries and fresh produce at distribution sites throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. These sites are volunteer-run and rely on committed, dedicated volunteers who can support the effort on an ongoing basis. We invite you to join us in providing a warm and welcoming environment for our clients.

Food distribution is a hands-on volunteer activity. Activities could include assisting with room set up, unloading and moving food from pallets to the distribution center; sorting and distributing food; and clean up. This is a great chance for volunteers to interface with our clients. This volunteer activity does require some heavy lifting (a minimum of 25lbs.) and regular movement.
The volunteer must be willing and able to work with people of different backgrounds and nationalities, exhibit compassion and sensitivity, maintain strict confidentiality of all member and volunteer information.

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About Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

Location:

4001 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134, US

Mission Statement

Lead our community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one.

Description

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is a private non-profit organization that collects and distributes more than 12 million pounds of food each month. We currently serve an average of over 500,000 individuals each month; 60% are low income families and 20% are seniors. By building collaborative networks, we efficiently distribute food by leveraging donations of money, food and human resources. But we cannot do it alone. We rely upon the energy and commitment of the local community to fight hunger. See more about our efforts https://www.shfb.org/health-and-safety/

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

540 Miller AvenueSouth San Francisco, CA 94080

(37.65803,-122.41728)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 3 hours

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