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Kent County Community Action TEFAP (Community) Food Distribution

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ORGANIZATION: Kent County Community Action

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 7 people are interested
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PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers must complete a volunteer registration before coming to the event. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please complete our registration online on our website at https://www.accesskent.com/Departments/CommunityAction/volunteer.htm .

Kent County Community Action collaborates with several partners throughout Kent County to distribute United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) food to eligible households on a quarterly basis. Our one-day distribution will include providing eligible households with a box of food from The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

We are looking for about 20-35 volunteers per shift. Volunteer opportunities include helping direct traffic, registering clients for food, packing dry or frozen items, and distributing food to people's vehicles. We will be outside. Please see below for time frames available, and other requirements including volunteer registration. Once registration is complete, we will send you an email asking what shift you can work. When you confirm your shift, we will send another email with parking and check in instructions.

Teenagers 14+ are welcome to volunteer if an adult guardian goes with them.

Official distribution time starts at 9 AM and goes till 1 PM or While Supplies Last. We are asking for volunteers to come from either 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM or to pick shifts. There are multiple shifts 8:00am - 10:00am, 10:00am - 12:00pm, and12:30pm - 2:30pm.

PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers must complete a volunteer registration before coming to the event. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please complete our registration online on our website at https://www.accesskent.com/Departments/CommunityAction/volunteer.htm .

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

3 Shifts

  • Thu Jul 11, 2024 - morning / 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
  • Thu Jul 11, 2024 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
  • Thu Jul 11, 2024 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM EST
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Kent County Community Action

Location:

121 Martin Luther King Jr St SE, Suite 110, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, US

Mission Statement

Developing Communities. Expanding Opportunity. Improving Lives. We work to eliminate the causes and circumstances of poverty by investing in individuals and families with low incomes. Through dedicated staff and community partnerships we provide services, resources, education and advocacy to improve the quality of life for all residents of Kent County.

Description

The Community Action Division focuses on meeting emergency needs such as, but not limited to, food, utility assistance, housing, transportation and socialization for residents of Kent County. Additionally, we assist with areas of self-sufficiency, medical insurance enrollment, tax preparation and information and referral services.

CAUSE AREAS

Hunger
Hunger

WHEN

Thu Jul 11, 2024
08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

121 Martin Luther King Jr St SEGrand Rapids, MI 49507

(42.949,-85.66452)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 2 hours, if you are not able to commit to the shifts available, we are still willing and able to work with what time you are able to give.
  • Volunteer Registration Paperwork found at: https://www.accesskent.com/Departments/CommunityAction/volunteer.htm

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