Volunteers are needed to purchases basic snacks and build snack packs using ziploc gallon sized bags. The snack packs will be for asylum seekers recently released from ICE, that have been dropped off at The Welcome Center. Volunteers can make any number of snack packs and drop off at either our LSS offices in Phoenix or Tucson.
Snacks could include:
* Crackers (no peanut butter flavor)
* Granola Bars
* Juice boxes/gatorade
* Water bottle
Asylum seekers are currently coming to Arizona from all over the world - Iran, Bangladesh, Honduras, Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala, Brazil, Peru, Cuba, Romania. Help their first few hours at The Welcome Center feel more comfortable, with something healthy to eat and drink.
Showing kindness, doing justice, and serving those in need.
Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest lights the way in 10 Arizona counties, caring for the most vulnerable in our community since 1970. Serving 1 out of every 90 Arizonans, we partner with individuals, congregations, and government agencies to offer services and resources for refugees, children and adults with developmental disabilities, families, the poor and homeless who need food and shelter, and seniors. For many of the people we serve, Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is the face of our community.
Serving Southeast, Southern, Central, and Northern Arizona
To learn more about our programs, call 480-396-3795 or visit www.lss-sw.org. You can also visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/lsssw.
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Children & Youth
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.