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6/28 - Food Pantry Preparation

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ORGANIZATION: YWCA of Queens

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We are seeking volunteers to help us sort and bag the food items we will be distributing food/grocery items to our community members at our Food Pantry. Food Insecurity is a high need in the Flushing Community, especially due to COVID-19, we currently distribute close to 10,000 lbs. of food or 500 families/individuals weekly.

To ensure the safety of volunteers and to follow the guidelines for maintaining social distancing, the building will be closed to the public while we work diligently to pre-bag the food we will be distributing.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided to volunteers as well as PPE (face masks, gloves) and aprons for covering clothes.

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About YWCA of Queens

Location:

42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing, NY 11355, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1978, the YWCA of Queens is a multi-tiered community organization with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women.

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About the YWCA

The YWCA is the voice for every woman. For over a century, the YWCA has spoken out and taken action on behalf of women and girls. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Over 2 million people participate each year in YWCA programs at more than 1,300 locations across the U.S. Worldwide, the YWCA serves more than 25 million women and girls in 125 countries.

About the YWCA of Queens

Founded in 1978, the YWCA of Queens is a multi-tiered community organization with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. Located in the center of one of the most diverse communities in the country, the YWCA of Queens tailors its services to meet the specific needs of individuals and families in the communities through programs for education and economic self-sufficiency.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Hunger
Community, Crisis Support, Hunger

WHEN

Tue Jun 28, 2022
09:30 AM - 02:30 PM

WHERE

42-07 Parsons Blvd.Flushing, NY 11355

(40.74931,-73.82132)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Training or orientation will be provided on-site. *Requires movement/mobility.

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