Food Pantry Volunteers


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2201 DARWIN RDMADISON, WI 53704

About

Volunteers are needed:

Mondays & Wednesdays

1pm-4pm: Clean facilities, stock shelves in the pantry, sort clothing and other miscellaneous projects

** number of volunteers needed varies. Must contact River ahead of time and get approval to come in. Call us at 442-8815 ext 4 or send an email with your requested day and time/s to volunteer.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

11am-1pm & 4:30pm-6:30pm: Assist clients as they shop the food pantry and help clients in the clothing area.

Friday

1:30-3:30pm: Meal preparation. Must contact River ahead of time and get approval to come in. Call us at 442-8815 ext 4 or send an email with your requested day and time/s to volunteer.

5pm-8pm: Assist clients as they shop the food pantry and help clients in the clothing area. Serve a community meal or bus tables.

The River Food Pantry is open to the public, Tuesday 11:30am-1pm & 5pm-6:30pm, Thursday 11:30am-1pm & 5pm-6:30pm and Friday 6pm-7pm (doors open at 5pm). We are the busiest food pantry in Dane County, serving over 600 families each week. We need lots of help during pantry sessions to greet clients, to assist with meat and produce distribution, to assist with general shopping, and to load groceries into client's vehicles. The River is unique in that clients shop for themselves, choosing the items they need.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by adult
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