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Food Distribution Pantry - Charles R. Drew University

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APLA Health & Wellness



Quick Overview: A few hours of your donated time is vital for us to distribute grocery bags to our APLA Health clients.

Impact: APLA Health's Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) started as a food voucher program in 1986 and has since become the nation's largest network of food pantries for people with HIV/AIDS. It is currently operating out of eight locations throughout Los Angeles County. Clients of NOLP receive pre-bagged groceries that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods, as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP clients also receive bilingual, one-on-one nutritional counseling and nutrition classes. NOLP provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: We welcome volunteers to help us load grocery bags with fresh produce, frozen meats, dry goods or hygiene items and distribute to our APLA Health clients.

Additional Details: We are always looking for volunteers to dedicate time at or food pantry, NOLP. The Food Pantry is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the David Geffen Center located at 611 S. Kingsley Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90005. We welcome a half day or full day of service!

*Dress Code* - Please dress in comfortable clothing, such as jeans, t-shirts, and tennis shoes. No tank tops or tight clothing. All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes.

Covid-19 Requirements:

On August 5, 2021, the State of California Department of Public Health issued a vaccine requirement for all workers in healthcare facilities. This requirement applies to all employees and volunteers at APLA Health & Wellness.

In response, we are requiring that all volunteers receive their first dose of a one-dose regimen or their second dose of a two-dose regimen by September 30, 2021. Please provide proof of vaccination before your volunteer day by emailing a copy to JHarris@apla.org and bring proof with you day of event to verify with on-site staff. Those without a vaccine card will not be permitted to volunteer.

Thank you for your cooperation.

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety

By clicking "Sign Up," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.

By clicking "Sign Up," I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, illness, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge L.A. Works from, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities.

18 Shifts
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  • Thu Dec 02, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM - Spots available: 1
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  • Thu Nov 04, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90059 US
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About APLA Health & Wellness

Location:

611 South Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005, US

Mission Statement

AIDS Project L.A. is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. The Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) is a food and nutrition program that provides groceries, nutritional supplements and personal hygiene items in nine locations across Los Angeles County. Each year, NOLP food pantries provide nearly one-quarter of a million free bags of groceries to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS.

Description

Volunteers needed at our food pantry and occasional special events.

Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

Thu Nov 04, 2021 - Thu Feb 24, 2022
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This opportunity has 18 shifts

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90059

(33.92876,-118.24682)
 

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