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Riviera Beach Food Pantry volunteer

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CROS Ministries

Helping in the Food Pantry
Packing bags of food to be distributed.

Our pantry is located in the Port Center Building with the Sheriff's Office and the Department of Children & Families. Volunteers are needed to help pack and give out bags of groceries. Must be able to lift, bend and pickup 20-25 pounds. Food pantry volunteers also stock shelves with food. Computer skills are also helpful. People who find themselves in a position of having no food are grateful to have a place to go to where they can get groceries to last them a few days. Volunteers must attend a pantry training and orientation session. Volunteers are needed on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 8:30am - noon. This is a long term volunteer position, for 3 months or longer.

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About CROS Ministries

Location:

3677 23rd Ave. S., #B101, Lake Worth, FL 33461, US

Mission Statement

The mission of CROS Ministries is to serve the hungry in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through community collaborations.

Description

The programs of CROS include:

Eight Community Food Pantries, The Caring Kitchen, After School Snack Program, Gleaning Program, and CROS Camp.

The CROS Community Food Pantries provide emergency food to individuals and families in need.

The CROS Caring Kitchen is a hot meal program in Delray Beach which serves a hot lunch Monday - Friday and gives out on Saturday two bagged lunches. We also deliver meals to those who are homebound three days a week.

The After School Snack program provides snacks for After School Programs in Delray Beach for children who receive free and reduced lunch at school.

Through the CROS Gleaning Program, hundreds of thousands of pounds of fresh produce are harvested during the gleaning season (Dec. to July). This fresh produce is then distributed to agencies feeding the hungry.

CROS Summer Day Camp is offered to children from families with low incomes. CROS camp provides a safe and nurturing environment and include STEM classes to keep them from falling behind over the summer.

Crisis Support
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2051 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. BlvdRiviera Beach, FL 33404

(26.7692,-80.08894)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This pantry is open MWF 9:30 - 11:30 am
  • For community service hours contact a Staff Person

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