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Volunteer with Casa de Peregrinos Senior Program

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ORGANIZATION: CASA DE PEREGRINOS Emergency Food Program

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Our senior distribution program is in need of volunteers! These distributions occur monthly at each of the City of Las Cruces senior centers. This distribution is a drive through and clients will remain in their vehicles, while volunteers will maintain COVID-19 safety guidelines. Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and come dressed for the weather. They will be boxing food and placing it in the back of vehicles. Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering, 575-523-5542. Thank you for supporting your local community!

Sage Café Senior Center
6121 Reynolds Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88011
1st Monday of the month
8:30am arrival at CdP, 9:30am arrival at Sage

Frank O’Brien Papen Senior Center
304 Bell Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88005
1st Thursday of the month
8:30am arrival at CdP, 9:30am arrival at Papen

Benavidez Senior Center
1045 McClure Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88007
1st Friday of the month
8:30am arrival at CdP, 9:30am at Benavidez

East Side Senior Center
310 N Tornillo St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
4th Monday of the month
8:30am arrival at CdP, 9:30am at East Side

Munson Senior Center
975 S Mesquite St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
4th Wednesday of the month
8:30am arrival at CdP, 2:00pm arrival at Munson

5 Shifts

  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Every 4th Monday of the month at East Side Senior Center
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Every 1st Monday of the month at Sage Cafe
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Every 1st Thursday of the month at Frank O'Brien Papen Senior Center
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Every 1st Friday of the month at Benavidez Senior Center
  • afternoon / 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
    Every 4th Wednesday at Munson Senior Center
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About CASA DE PEREGRINOS Emergency Food Program

Location:

999 W AMADOR AVE, LAS CRUCES, NM 88005, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Casa de Peregrinos is to alleviate hunger in our community through the acquisition and distribution of nutritious food. As part of that mission, we also commit ourselves to promoting public awareness of hunger in Doña Ana County and to securing broad-based support for hunger prevention and relief in the county.

Description

Casa de Peregrinos is an Emergency Food Program located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. They provide food through a wide variety of programs throughout the county of Dona Ana. With distributions 3 days a week at the main site, and once a month at 13 rural sites, 5 senior centers, and 3 college/university sites, Casa de Peregrinos meets the community in need to provide food assistance. As a non-profit working to alleviate hunger, they also rely on the support of volunteers at all sites. Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering. Please note that volunteers should be 18 years or older, unless accompanied by an adult. Volunteers will wear a face covering and abide by COVID 19 safety standards, including sanitizing, wearing gloves, and distancing.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Seniors
Community, Hunger, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 5 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Las Cruces, NM 88001

(32.30016,-106.75295)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 hours
  • Should be able to lift at least 20 Ibs.

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