Monday Dinner Service

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ORGANIZATION: Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO)

Help service a complimentary meal to anyone in the community! TACO serves a meal that includes a hot entree, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread, pastries, homemade soup, juice, and coffee.

Dinner is served to the guests by volunteers in a cafeteria-style setting inside and guests enjoy the meal outside on the patio. Volunteer Engagement Coordinator will be asking for a volunteer to assist with dishes.

Tentative schedule:

3:45pm - Dinner service starts

5:00pm - Dinner service ends and volunteers start cleaning up the area

5:15pm - Clinics (medical, dental, and legal) start arriving to utilize the area

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

Attire: Comfortable, closed-toe non slip shoes

Masks are optional. Please bring your own water bottle.

Physical Ability: If you are willing to assist with setting up/taking down the tables and chairs, you will be lifting no more than 20 lbs.

Waiver: Please fill out the T.A.C.O participation waiver before starting your shift. They are available at the entrance of TACO.

Photos: No photos of community members are allowed

Note: Parents wishing to bring children younger than minimum age stated below, please reach out directly to the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator to discuss alternate age appropriate opportunities available.

Parking: Volunteers may park in guest spaces only. Please no parking in the staff/numbered/reserved spaces.

About Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO)

Third Avenue Charitable Organization is a community drawn together to support the dignity, health, and well-being of people among us experiencing homelessness and poverty.

Please click on the following web link (or copy it into your web browser if clicking doesn't work) to go to the signup sheet:

https://signup.com/go/DEfcyny

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About Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO)

Location:

1420 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101, US

Mission Statement

"Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO) is a community drawn together to support the dignity, health and well-being of people among us experiencing homelessness and poverty."

Description

TACO is actively seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of weekly events including:

Free meals are served every Monday at 4:00 pm and Friday at 9:00 am including a hot entre, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread, pastries, homemade soup, oatmeal and coffee.

Twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, volunteers will package a hot to-go meal for distribution.

On Wednesdays, volunteers serve coffee, hot chocolate and pastries downstairs on the patio. Upstairs, volunteers will assist with weekly clothing needs of the community.

Additionally donations drives occur weekly Tuesday and Thursday from 2-4pm. Currently accepting ladies and men's (high demand) clothing and shoes. Items for hygiene kits travel size work great!

CAUSE AREAS

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1420 Third AvenueSan Diego, CA 92101

(32.72007,-117.16228)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3:15pm to 5:15pm, Mondays
  • Closed toe shoe and bring your own water bottle if needed.

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