Food Pantry, Mobile Market, Grocery Delivery & Evening Meals
BREAD OF LIFE
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Bread of Life is seeking to maintain a balance between keeping staff, volunteers and patrons safe from COVID-19 virus exposure, while also getting food to our most vulnerable neighbors.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Malden Food Pantry Volunteers needed at Bread of Life, 54 Eastern Ave, Malden:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 12-5 pm, especially needed Tuesdays 12:30-2 pm to unload truck and Tuesdays 2-4 pm to shelve food.
Volunteers can come for the whole time or just a couple hours. No need to contact us beforehand, just show up. Volunteers needed to help clean, unload truck/van, stock shelves, prepare and assemble food bags. On Wednesday and Friday, food pantry distribution days, volunteers can also help distribute grocery bags, monitor the line, restock, etc.
Email McKay at: McKay.Russo@breadoflifemalden.org or call 781-475-9070 for more details.
Everett Mobile Market Volunteers needed every Thursday in shifts from 8 am to 7 pm:
Assemble food bags 8 am - 2:30 pm at 54 Eastern Ave, Malden
Load bags onto truck and transport to Lafayette School, 117 Edith St., Everett 2:30 - 3:00 pm
Unload truck and set up at Lafayette school 3 - 5 pm
Give out groceries 5 - 6 pm
Clean up and load truck 6-6:30 pm
Unload and shelve food at 54 Eastern Ave Malden 6:30-7 pm
We especially need volunteers who speak Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or Spanish. Groups also welcome to volunteer. Email Charlene at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-268-7172.
Grocery Delivery Program
Volunteer drivers needed with their own vehicle, or to drive Bread of Life's vehicles (no special license required). Pick up at 54 Eastern Ave in Malden and deliver in "drop-and'go" fashion to senior citizens:
Wednesday and Thursday 10:30 am-12 pm and 3:30-6:30 pm
Volunteers needed to make grocery orders at 54 Eastern Ave:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 12 - 5 pm
Email Tyrone at: email@example.com or call 857-888-3452.
Evening Meals Volunteers needed to help prepare and package meals for take-out distribution only (no congregate dining):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3:30-7 pm
First Baptist Church, Corner of Main & Salem Streets, Malden, MA.
Donations of prepared foods also needed Tuesday through Friday. We distribute 80 - 140 meals per night, but family-size quantities of entrees or side dishes are welcome. Suggestions: pasta salad, lasagna, pasta with meat sauce or meatballs, shepherd's pie, mac & cheese with ham or hot dogs, chicken, ziti & broccoli, scalloped potatoes, fried rice, vegetable stir-fry, baked chicken, etc.
To see if help is needed or to donate prepared food: Email Maria.Tiro@breadoflifemalden.org or text her at 781-548-9848 or Email John.Robillard@breadoflifemalden.org or text him at 781-854-6337.
About BREAD OF LIFE
54 EASTERN AVENUE REAR, MALDEN, MA 02148, US
Our mission is to feed the body and to nurture the soul.
Bread of Life is a faith-based ministry serving the communities north of Boston. BOL’s mission is to feed the body and to nurture the soul. We strive to feed the hungry, the homeless, the needy and the isolated; to offer spiritual nurture, support and hospitality; to promote greater peace and justice by addressing broader issues of hunger, poverty, and need; and to conduct our work in a spirit of respect and nonviolence. As a faith-based volunteer organization, Bread of Life brings together 46 partner churches, synagogues, high schools, businesses and community organizations from north Boston to offer free food to hungry, homeless, and isolated people in the community through dinners, held four nights a week, food pantries in Everett and Malden, grocery delivery to seniors in public housing, and food delivery to homeless families sheltered in local motels. Bread of Life is one of the top purchasers and distributors of food at the Greater Boston Food Bank and distributes yearly the equivalent of over 1,030,000 free meals. BOL also works with local agencies to provide local low-income residents with free health care, furniture, clothing, housewares, referrals and advocacy.