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Foodlink Inc.

Foodlink distributes more than 20 million pounds of food each year, and volunteers play an integral role in this process. Volunteers assist in our warehouse by sorting and inspecting donated items before they leave our facility.

Day & Time: Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm; Monday-Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm

Location: 1999 Mount Read Blvd. Rochester NY, 14615

Requirements: Must be at least 13 years old (a chaperon is required to sign-up and participate in volunteer shifts involving youth 13-15). Must wear closed-toed shoes and weather-appropriate clothing (the warehouse can be cool).

Physical Intensity: High. The volunteer project will include walking, standing, and lifting boxes up to 25-50lbs. Tasks are often repetitive.

Foodlink Volunteer Information and Registration: https://foodlinkny.org/volunteer/

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About Foodlink Inc.

Location:

1999 Mt. Read Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14615, US

Mission Statement

To end hunger and leverage the power of food to build a healthier community.

Description

Foodlink is a regional food hub and the Feeding America food bank serving Allegany, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties. Our operations target the root causes of hunger. We do this by distributing food to a network of human service agencies, serving meals through our commercial kitchen, and offering more than 30 food-related programs. Last year, Foodlink distributed more than 17.4 million pounds of food - including 4.9 million pounds of produce, offered more than 200 nutrition education courses, and created new access points for healthy foods in underserved communities. Our innovative approach directly addresses health disparities related to food insecurity.

Learn more about our mission to end hunger and to leverage the power of food to build a healthier community at www.foodlinkny.org.

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1999 Mount Read BoulevardRochester, NY 14615

(43.2049,-77.6513)
 

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  • Must be at least 13

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