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Second Harvest Food Bank Building Food Boxes

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 17 people are interested

Can you spare just 3 hours to help? Volunteers are needed at the Convention Center (parking ticket will be validated for volunteers) to help build food boxes that will be distributed to our partner agencies such as emergency pantries, shelters and food pantries. Use our online volunteer calendar to schedule at: http://cerv.is/m?0182gCVB928

All of our agencies are seeing a large increase in the number of people that need help due to the pandemic of Covid-19. Building food boxes is one way you can help those in need.

  • Shifts are Tues, Wed. & Thursday 8:45 - 11:45 AM and 12:45 - 3:45 afternoon but please use our online calendar system to see what dates/shifts are available and schedule.
  • Ages 15-16 can volunteer with an adult as this is an off-site event and we do not have forklifts we are using at the Convention Center.
  • Masks are required during the volunteer shift. If you do not have one, one will be provided to you.
  • Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Shorts are fine.
  • Volunteer verification will be given if you need volunteer hours for school or an organization (no court ordered community service)
  • Please come ready to build boxes as we like to start right on time.
  • This event is held at the Convention Center (not our warehouse) Park at the Nascar Parking Garage and your parking ticket will be validated.
  • Questions or need help signing up? please contact SHFB volunteer coordinator at nhagerman@secondharvest.org

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About Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Location:

500-B Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC 28206, US

Mission Statement

Feed hungry people by soliciting and distributing food and other grocery products through partner agencies. Educate people in the community about the nature of and solutions to problems of hunger.

Description

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina serves 24 counties in the Metrolina area. We help over 800 hunger-fighting agencies in our 24 county service region get food to serve to our neighbors in need. Over 200 of our agencies are in Mecklenburg county. Our warehouse runs 6 days a week to get out thousands of pounds of food a week. Last year, we distributed 70 million pounds of food to our partner agencies!

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Hunger

WHEN

Tue Aug 04, 2020 - Thu Oct 29, 2020
08:45 AM - 11:45 AM  

WHERE

Charlotte Convention Center500 S Brevard StreetCharlotte, NC 28202

(35.22136,-80.84425)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • 3 hours morning 8:45 - 11;45 or afternoon 12:45 - 3:45
  • Masks must be worn during the shift. Sign up at: http://cerv.is/m?0182gCVB928

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