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Common Threads

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Common Threads Mission

Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition, so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them.

Common Threads’ Chicago Board

We are seeking passionate, enthusiastic applicants to our Chicago Board to Volunteer to support Common Threads via event-based fundraising and the creation of awareness to support the organization’s mission of providing cooking and nutrition education in under-resourced communities.

Board members’ responsibilities include quarterly participation in Chicago Board and committee meetings, fundraising, community support, promoting the mission of Common Threads and recruiting future Chicago Board members, donors and champions. Board members agree to make a $500 annual financial contribution to the organization and recruit $500 in donations from their network.

Additional information is available at www.commonthreads.org/careers

Please express your interest no later than Oct. 1, 2021.

Questions? Email Jordan Fickess, jfickess@commonthreads.org.

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About Common Threads

Location:

PO Box 163930, Austin, TX 78716, US

Mission Statement

Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them.

Description

Common Threads was established in Chicago in 2003 and has now grown to a national nonprofit that teaches children, parents and educators about cooking and nutrition education.

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

222 W Merchandise Mart PlazaSuite 1212Chicago, IL 60654

(41.88841,-87.63545)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Board members should plan to attend quarterly meetings and support special initiatives (i.e., fundraisers and events)
  • See our listing at www.commonthreads.org/careers for details

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