Summer of Service: Free Food Distribution at Winters High School

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ORGANIZATION: Yolo Food Bank

Fresh Food

Eat Well Yolo - Winters Food Giveaway

Please join us as we provide groceries to those in need in the Winters area! Volunteers will assist with the set -up and break down of the food giveaway. Volunteers will also assist in sorting, bagging, and distributing food. Help reduce food waste by distributing recovered surplus edible food - good for our community and good for our planet!

Qualifications:

  • Masks required if unvaccinated
  • Attend a Virtual Volunteer Orientation
  • Able to stand, bend, reach, intermittently*
  • Able to lift 1-5 pounds routinely and 5-45 pounds occasionally
  • Responsible and Organized
  • Wear closed toed shoes

11 Shifts

All shifts have expired
  • Wed Sep 21, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Sep 14, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Sep 07, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Aug 31, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Aug 24, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Aug 17, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Aug 10, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Aug 03, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Jul 27, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Jul 20, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • Wed Jul 13, 2022 - 02:15 PM to 05:00 PM
    Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
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About Yolo Food Bank

Location:

233 Harter Ave, WOODLAND, CA 95776, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: Yolo Food Bank durably increases food and nutrition security and helps create an equitable and sustainable local food system by: Connecting individuals and families to healthy, high-quality food and resources; Collaborating with community partners to deepen outreach and address food needs; and Convening key players in the community to assess progress and plan collective actions Our Vision: Yolo County is a thriving community where everyone has the resources they need to experience health, prosperity, and a high quality of life. How you can help: Yolo Food Bank is looking for caring, responsible, and respectful individuals or groups to help provide folks in our community with ongoing access to healthy foods. Sign up to help give food away through our food access programs. Serve the public at large-scale drive-through grocery distributions, called Eat Well Yolo. Help out at Kids Farmers Markets to give out fresh fruits and veggies AND teach kiddos about nutrition. Sign up to make doorstep deliveries of staple ingredients for elderly and home-bound neighbors through Eat Home Yolo. Visit the Food Recovery Warehouse to pack bags of food, assist warehouse operations, and see food justice in action! Join a diverse team of passionate volunteers who are working to end food insecurity in Yolo County! Please visit our website for more information about how you can help reduce food insecurity and continue providing our neighbors with free, fresh food during this ongoing crisis!

Description

Yolo Food Bank is looking for caring, responsible, and respectful individuals or groups to help provide folks in our community with ongoing access to healthy foods. We are currently looking for volunteers to fill slots volunteering at distribution sites around Yolo County with socially distanced and contactless drive-thru and pick-up distributions. We also need volunteers to work on-site at Yolo Food Bank repackaging dry product, organizing boxes of food for residents in need, and assisting warehouse procedures.

Sign up to help give food away through our food access programs. Serve the public at large-scale drive-through grocery distributions, called Eat Well Yolo. Help out at Kids Farmers Markets to give out fresh fruits and veggies AND teach kiddos about nutrition. Sign up to make doorstep deliveries of staple ingredients for elderly and home-bound neighbors through Eat Home Yolo. Visit the Food Recovery Warehouse to pack bags of food, assist warehouse operations, and see food justice in action!

Join a diverse team of passionate volunteers who are working to end food insecurity in Yolo County! Please visit our website for more information about how you can help reduce food insecurity and continue providing our neighbors with free, fresh food during this ongoing crisis!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Hunger
Community, Disaster Relief, Hunger

WHEN

Tue Jun 28, 2022 - Mon Sep 26, 2022
08:00 AM - 08:00 AM
This opportunity has 11 shifts

WHERE

101 East Grant AvenueWinters, CA 95694

(38.52603,-121.96938)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition
  • Community Outreach
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • Sign up for several shifts at a time or attend a one-time event - whichever suits your schedule!

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