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Soup Kitchen Volunteering

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ORGANIZATION: CHiPS Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 12 people are interested
CHiPS
Food, Friendship and Hope since 1971

As one of the few Soup Kitchens and Food Pantries that remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic, CHiPS is the only source of food in a 24-hour period for many of our guests. We are proud to have maintained the capacity to respond to our food-insecure neighbors during these unprecedented times.

Volunteers can sign up for shifts lasting from 3 hours up to 5 hours. We are open Monday through Saturday. Volunteer hours are between 830AM - 2PM.

Volunteers help with a variety of tasks at the Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry:

-prepare, cook, package meals, and clean up

-prepare and package snacks, pantry bags and to-go meal bags

-engage with guests at food service window, manage attendance list, distribute meal and pantry bags

- engage with guests on the line, conduct surveys and distribute thank you items

- help organize donations/ supplies, pack toiletry bags

3 Shifts

  • 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • morning / 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About CHiPS Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry

Location:

200 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217, US

Mission Statement

OUR PHILOSOPHY SINCE 1971, CHIPS (Park Slope Christian Help, Inc.) has been a community of Brooklyn neighbors, volunteers, and friends who share a common spiritual vision to help those who are less fortunate. We prepare hot, nutritious meals and serve them to the needy in a caring and respectful environment. In addition to meals, we offer seasonal clothing, emergency pantry items, and shelter for young mothers and their children. Our dedication to service goes beyond the basic needs in the hope that all our disadvantaged brothers and sisters may find independence and the strength to meet life's challenges. All our services are offered free of charge through the generosity of our community.

Description

OUR PROGRAMS: FOOD, SHELTER, CLOTHING


- Last year, our soup kitchen served 103,000 nutritious breakfasts, hot lunches, and bagged lunches-to-go to our neighbors who could not afford a meal.

- Our Frances Residency Program, founded by the Francsiscan Sisters of the Poor and named after their founder Mother Frances Schervier, sheltered 9 young mothers and their 13 babies, and provided counseling and services that helped them become responsible members of our community.

- Our oncoing drive helped keep hundreds of disadvantaged men and women clothed all year.

But some of our neighbors are still struggling, and their problems weaken our collective strength.

PARTNER WITH US

We invite you to partner with CHIPS in service, and be part of our wonderful team of schools, churches, synagogues, and individuals whose generous donations have helped CHIPS stay strong for over 40 years. For example, the Park Slope Food Coop has supported us with food donations and volunteers. Our solution is simple: keep it local, and see immediate results.

Your support can make a huge difference. We're talking about basic needs, where a little can go a very long way.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

200 4th AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11217

(40.67832,-73.98285)
 

SKILLS

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • We prefer volunteers who can commit to a weekly, recurring shift. The shift duration is between three hours and five hours.
  • Must be double vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, provide a negative rapid test within 12HRS of first shift, and once per month rapid testing thereafter.

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