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Recruiting Organization: Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHCneeds volunteer support every week for our Grab & Go Food Distribution Program. Please review the details below and let me know the date you would like to come in with your team.

Overview of the Program

  • GMHC’s Grab & Go Food Distribution Program was created in response to the building and our dining room closing in March 2020 due to COVID-19. To read more about service delivery for all programs, please go HERE. We are continuing to provide food support through the Grab & Go Program until it is safe to reopen our dining room. Every Wednesday, we distribute locally sourced fresh produce, dairy, eggs, shelf stable foods, and hygiene kits from the lobby of our building. This program is open to GMHC clients and the general public.

Day of the Week Volunteers are Needed

  • Every Wednesday ---- The first date open to a volunteer group is Wed. March 2 nd.

Shift Options - Your entire team would commit to the same shift.

  • 9:30am-1:30pm OR 10:00am-2:00pm
  • The 9:30am shift is ideal for the project, but we realize it might be too early for some teams.
  • For either shift, we would ask that your team arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time to allow time to check-in and settle in.

Number of Volunteers Needed

  • 6 minimum/9 maximum

Tasks - When your team arrives, the volunteer manager will assign everyone to a specific task.

  • Packing fresh produce and dairy items in the lobby.
  • Packing shelf stable pantry bags in the dining room.
  • Food distribution/loading bags into client’s carts.


  • GMHC - 307 West 38 th Street between 8 th and 9 th Avenue

COVID Safety Requirements

  • Proof of COVID vaccination, including booster shot, will need to be provided in advance of the service date.
  • Masks are required.

Please email Shelley Levine to schedule a volunteer service day for your team.

Note that this opportunity is for folks 18+ years old.

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