Help Feed our Neighbors in Need


(44.89308,-93.03694)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

222 Grand Ave WSouth St. Paul, MN 55075

Remember the "good old days" when neighbors helped each other out? They still do!

About

1 in 10 people living in the Twin Cities metro area do not know when their next meal is coming. Neighbors’ food shelf serves about 30 families per day. Individual and group volunteers are needed to sort food donations, stock shelves, and assist families in getting a weeks’ worth of food donations. Your support will prevent more families from going hungry. Feel gratified knowing that our neighbors are being fed.

Ways to Help

  • Shopper - guide clients through the store and help them select the food they need for their families.
  • Sorter - sort food donations, check expiration dates, and stock shelves. This role is group friendly, youth friendly, and ESL friendly.
  • Donation rescue - pick up food donations from stores and other locations in northern Dakota County and deliver them to the Neighbors' food shelf (typically just a one hour shift in the morning).

Time Commitment

  • Volunteer for a minimum of one 3.5 hour shift per week.
  • Shifts include:
    • Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • An ongoing commitment is preferred; however, short term and one-time volunteers are also welcome

Impact

  • Make a positive impact in your community with a team of dedicated volunteers and staff.
  • Utilize and strengthen your organizational skills and customer service skills.
  • Each year, volunteers in the Food Shelf provide more than 870,000 lbs of food to families in need.

At Neighbors, all donations and volunteer service directly supports the local community.

Skills

  • Customer Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
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