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Volunteership with GJ - Alleviating Hunger & Food Waste

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GJ-ALLEVIATING HUNGER & FOOD WASTE

  • 4 people are interested

Objectives:

GJ-Alleviating Hunger & Food Waste has the following objectives that it desires to tackle:

  • to provide a medium to transport surplus food from food providers to food storage areas such as food banks, food pantries, and soup kitchens
  • to engender a proper way to optimize the benefits of the volunteers and reduce the costs (time, monetary resources, etc.) incurred by the volunteers in this organization
  • to provide opportunities for volunteers to obtain volunteer hours, networking opportunities, and service experiences
  • to reduce and potentially alleviate the wastage of food in the local communities and counties.

Programs/Achievements:

As of now, GJ - Alleviating Hunger & Food Waste is working with three food providers, two Panera locations (6 Mile Rd, Livonia & Haggerty Rd, Livonia) and Dunkin' (Plymouth, MI). We are also working with the Salvation Army (Farmington, MI) and Auntie Na's Village (Detroit, MI).

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About GJ-ALLEVIATING HUNGER & FOOD WASTE

Location:

49831 PARKSIDE DR, NORTHVILLE, MI 48168, US

Mission Statement

GJ-Alleviating Hunger & Food Waste is a non-profit organization (501(c)(3)) that is designed to create a platform for volunteers to aid in the transfer of excess food from going to waste to areas such as food banks, food pantries, and soup kitchens.

Description

Objectives:

GJ-Alleviating Hunger & Food Waste has the following objectives that it desires to tackle:

  • to provide a medium to transport surplus food from food providers to food storage areas such as food banks, food pantries, and soup kitchens
  • to engender a proper way to optimize the benefits of the volunteers and reduce the costs (time, monetary resources, etc.) incurred by the volunteers in this organization
  • to provide opportunities for volunteers to obtain volunteer hours, networking opportunities, and service experiences
  • to reduce and potentially alleviate the wastage of food in the local communities and counties.

Programs/Achievements:

As of now, GJ - Alleviating Hunger & Food Waste is working with three food providers, two Panera locations (6 Mile Rd, Livonia & Haggerty Rd, Livonia) and Dunkin' (Plymouth, MI). We are also working with the Salvation Army (Farmington, MI) and Auntie Na's Village (Detroit, MI).

Community
Crisis Support
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2801 Bancroft StToledo, OH 43606

(41.66245,-83.61253)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Driving to the food provider location, collecting the food supplies, and delivering to the food storage location. We find the nearest locations for our volunteers, so our volunteers do not have to spend more than an hour weekly.
  • Volunteers are free to choose multiple dates to aid in collections, and we accommodate any group. If a child or teen is interested, we will just need to have their parents help with transportation.

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