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Community Food Bank of Central Alabama

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested
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Volunteers at our Food Bank are sorting donations, weighing donations, and helping assemble Mobile Pantry boxes that are going out to individuals and communities who are struggling with food security due to hardship created by or impacted by COVID-19.

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About Community Food Bank of Central Alabama

Location:

107 WALTER DAVIS DR, BIRMINGHAM, AL 35209, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama is to serve people in need by securing and storing surplus food and household items and distributing it through local partnering service agencies.

Description

In 1981 a small group of committed volunteers worked side by side the United Way of Central Alabama and the Greater Birmingham Foundation to open the Community Food Bank’s doors. In our early years, we focused solely on feeding neighbors in need of emergency food. In 2016, our Board of Directors took the bold step to broaden our mission and also address hunger’s root causes. Now we take a two-pronged approach to solving hunger.

We accomplish this mission by supplying millions of meals per year to over 250 food pantries, shelters and children’s programs in 12 counties in Central Alabama. Our aim is to ensure people in need can access emergency food near where they live. When we identify a gap in this network that leaves specific populations vulnerable to hunger, we operate direct meal programs. For example, we provide fresh produce and groceries to seniors, children at risk of hunger during school breaks, patients facing chronic illness, first-time mothers and others in need. For easy access, we deliver to key locations like schools, senior housing facilities, medical clinics and more.

The Community Food Bank also incubates social enterprises that promote nutrition, prevents wholesome food from going to waste and tests new initiatives that go beyond charity to create healthy food access for all.

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

107 WALTER DAVIS DRBirmingham, AL 35209

(33.47386,-86.83761)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 9
  • Shifts are available, Weekdays, 9am-11:30am and Monday-Thurs. 1p-3pm. Volunteers can schedule themselves at-will and work around their schedules!.
  • Ability to follow our dress code and follow basic safety rules and regulations.

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