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Prep/Deliver Food to Shut-Ins in Long Beach (every Sunday)

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LONG BEACH COMMUNITY TABLE

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Make a difference for your neighbors in need during the COVID-19 pandemic!

Join our weekly Home Delivery Program team of 30+ volunteers to prep food, pack bags, and bring essential groceries to food-insecure, immunocompromised, senior, and disabled residents throughout the greater Long Beach/Lakewood area.

Join us for either or both shifts:

12:30-1:30pm Food Prep - Break down bulk items into smaller quantities; set up tables; pack grocery bags to be delivered by Uber Eats drivers.

1:00-3:00pm Pack/Deliver - Fill bags with fresh produce and nutritious groceries, then deliver to 5-7 households in the same proximity.

Age 14+ only in good health with no potential exposure to the coronavirus. Physical distancing procedures observed; bring your own mask and wear sturdy shoes. A brief orientation, gloves and sanitation stations provided.

This opportunity is ongoing every Sunday. Thank you for volunteering!

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About LONG BEACH COMMUNITY TABLE

Location:

3166 OSTROM AVE, LONG BEACH, CA 90808, US

Mission Statement

Long Beach Community Table (LBCT) fosters sustainable community to support the well-being, empowerment, and self-determination of food- and housing-insecure residents in the greater Long Beach area with dignity and compassion.

Description

LBCT is the hub of a collaborative, mutual-aid society where everyone involved gives, receives, and takes care of each other to first meet basic needs, then to create greater self-sufficiency for individuals, families, and communities to reduce reliance on the current societal structure. During the pandemic, our primary focus has been on nourishing those who are financially distressed and/or immune-compromised with healthy food . We also provide basic necessities, educational programs, and other resources to low-income families and unhoused residents via several programs.

Food Distribution
- We bring fresh produce, nutritious food, toiletries and clothing directly to low-income areas of Long Beach on weekends and make food available during open community hours at our facility 4x weekly for people in need.

Homebound Delivery - Sunday evenings, we pack and deliver supplemental groceries to 250+ households, including seniors, immune-compromised individuals, and others who cannot shop for themselves at this time.

Gardens - Building a network of urban community gardens to increase food access.

Community
Crisis Support
Hunger

WHEN

Tue Sep 14, 2021 - Mon Dec 13, 2021
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

9038 Artesia BlvdBellflower, CA 90706

(33.87442,-118.14137)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 14
  • No driver's license/insurance needed for Food Prep; only for making deliveries.

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