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Pack and Deliver Food For Food-insecure Families in MA

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ORGANIZATION: FOOD FOR FREE COMMITTEES INC

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 54 people are interested

Opportunity: Assemble and deliver grocery boxes for food-insecure families in Greater Boston! Volunteers will assemble boxes with fresh produce, grains, and other healthy grocery items. They also deliver these boxes to

For the packing shifts, you must be available Monday (11-1:30 pm), Tuesday, or Wednesday from 9:00 am to 11:30 am or 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. This is an INDOOR, IN-PERSON volunteer opportunity.

For the driving shifts, you must be available Friday, Saturday or Sunday 11 am to 1 pm. This is an outdoor opportunity and may require a drivers license and a car.

3 Shifts

  • morning / 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Our Volunteer Manager will reach out to you to schedule an Onboarding call
  • 11:00 AM to 01:30 PM
    Mondays
  • afternoon / 12:30 PM to 03:00 PM
    Our Volunteer Manager will reach out to schedule an Onboarding Call
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About FOOD FOR FREE COMMITTEES INC

Location:

11 INMAN ST, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139, US

Mission Statement

Good Food, Healthy Communities. We believe access to healthy food is a fundamental right. Our mission is to improve access to healthy food within our community by rescuing food that would otherwise go to waste and creating new distribution channels to under-served populations with an emphasis on utilizing school systems to reach those in need. We envision a future where everyone in our community - regardless of age, income, or ability - has consistent access to fresh, healthy, delicious food.

Description

Through a combination of food rescue and transportation services, we give food programs year-round access to fresh fruits and vegetables, while our direct service programs bring food to students, seniors, and others most at risk of hunger. Our programs address not only short-term hunger but also the long-term health effects of food insecurity and poor nutrition while reducing food waste. We have over 250 active volunteers who have donated over 10,000 hours since the Pandemic hit. We distributed a total of 4.2 million pounds of Food- reaching thousands of households in Massachusetts

Our current volunteer opportunities include the Just Eats Box Packing Program, Field of Greens and the Home Delivery Program. We offer Weekday and Weekend opportunities and welcome group volunteers.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Environment
Hunger
Children & Youth, Environment, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

59 Inner Belt RoadSomerville, MA 02143

(42.37813,-71.08153)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 hrs time requirement. You must be available on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.

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