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Farm to Food Pantry Blueberry Gleaning

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ORGANIZATION: UlsterCorps

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Please join us for blueberry gleaning at the Hudson Valley Farm Hub Farm Stand, 2324 US-209, Hurley, NY, beginning Monday July 1st (weather permitting, see details below to register for one or more dates), from 9-11am until the end of blueberry season in early August.

We’ll be harvesting delicious fresh blueberries donated by the Hudson Valley Farm Hub for local food pantries, shelters and community meal programs.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome (youth volunteers must be supervised by a parent/guardian). Pantry friends are welcome to come glean for their program. Containers will be provided. On-farm training protocol provided upon arrival. Please wear sturdy shoes, sunscreen, long pants, and if possible bring your own water bottle (we will have plastic bottles available too). If interested please register below, call/text 845-481-0331 or email glean@ulstercorps.org.

Note: If the weather is questionable, be sure to check in with us before 8am the morning you are planning to glean (there is no cell service at the Farm Stand). We ask everyone to please register before coming.

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About UlsterCorps

Location:

PO Box 34, Stone Ridge, NY 12484, US

Mission Statement

Ulstercorps is a county-wide volunteer resource organization working with individual agencies to encourage volunteer use, facilitate successful volunteer placements, and nurture collaborations among agencies. Ulstercorps is committed to fostering a spirit of service among the community's youth and includes youth representation in its leadership. Ulstercorps collaborates with service organizations, schools, religious organizations and other nonprofit agencies as well as with business volunteer programs.

Description

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - UlsterCorps provides a centralized, easy to use and up-to-date clearinghouse of volunteer opportunities throughout Ulster County including descriptions of skills, knowledge and time commitment needed; contact information; wish lists, and special events notifications. NONPROFIT AGENCY SUPPORT - Ulstercorps responds to emergency, short- and long-term volunteer needs of local organizations by posting descriptions of requested volunteer assistance on its website and by contacting specific volunteers already registered with Ulstercorps' skills bank who have the needed skills. STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY - UlsterCorps' web site and blog provide an interactive forum where members of the community can find opportunities to help out, explore a calendar of events, post specific needs and share their experiences with the programs and agencies for which they have volunteered. OUTREACH - UlsterCorps is prepared to assist in new laudable nonprofit programs and projects in Ulster County by disseminating information, assisting in identifying viable and valuable prospective collaborators, and recruiting needed volunteers.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger

WHEN

Mon Jul 01, 2024 - Wed Aug 07, 2024
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WHERE

2324 U.S. 209Hurley, NY 12443

(41.90702,-74.08376)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours any Monday or Wednesday morning between July 1st and August 7th

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