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Make a Difference in your Community - Be a Healthy Food Pantry volunteer!

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ORGANIZATION: Foundation Communities

  • 3 people are interested
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  • Do you want to make a difference in your community?

  • Are you passionate about equal access to healthy foods?

  • Is healthy living important to you?

If you said yes to any of the above, then we need you !

Foundation Communities is a local nonprofit dedicated to providing quality affordable housing and support services to families and individuals. We operate Healthy Food Pantries at 14 sites across Austin.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with Foundation Communities’ Healthy Food Pantry program. The H ealthy Food Pantry v olunteer will assist with set-up, distributing food to clients, and clean-up. We aim to provide access to fresh, healthy food to our residents at all Foundation Communities properties , educate residents on healthy food choices, recipes and nutrition, and increase consumption of heathy foods.

Healthy Food Pantry volunteers commit to serving one 2-3 hour shift every other week at the community of your choosing. Hours vary by community, but take place on weekdays, mostly during daytime hours.

Volunteers must complete an online application, pass a background check (no cost to the volunteer), and complete a self-paced online orientation . Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.

Our orientation is open now to new volunteers. Let us know you're interested for information on how to get started !

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About Foundation Communities

Location:

3000 S IH35 Frontage Rd, Ste 300, Austin, TX 78704, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Foundation Communities is to create housing where families succeed. FC's nationally-recognized model of service-enriched, affordable housing ensures that the 6,000 families who call our residences home have the opportunity to promote their own educational and economic advancement.

Description

Foundation Communities is a local, homegrown nonprofit. We provide affordable, attractive homes and free on-site support services for thousands of families with kids, as well as veterans, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. We offer an innovative, proven model that empowers our residents and neighbors to achieve educational success, financial stability, and healthier lifestyles. We own and operate 25 communities all over Austin and in North Texas.

CAUSE AREAS

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Austin, TX 78704

(30.24567,-97.76884)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 2-3 hour shift every other week
  • Volunteers must complete an online application, pass a background check (no cost to the volunteer), and complete a self-paced online orientation. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.

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