Groceries on Wheels Route Delivery volunteers

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Food Assistance, Inc.~Groceries on Wheels

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 60 people are interested
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Go some miles and bring some smiles! How? How can you volunteer with your busy schedule? By becoming a Groceries on Wheels route delivery volunteer. Delivery is once a month.

Check website for schedule www.FoodAssistanceNC.com Delivery Volunteers pick up between 10:00 - 11:00A.M. at the warehouse. Pick up food at the warehouse and make delivery to each senior, spending 5 - 15 minutes with each. Or you can be a substitute delivery person and volunteer when it works for your schedule. Routes would vary depending on need. Work as a team - 2 people makes it more fun. Valid Driver's license and vehicle. No special skills ( just a friendly smile) and a desire to help seniors. Be available once a month for distribution.

You apply by going to the website http://www.FoodAssistanceNC.com fill out volunteer application and submit. You will receive welcome email and information about deliveries along with your route delivery. This is an easy way to really help those in need and make a difference. You will also make some great friends along the way! Great for singles, couples, family or school project!

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About Food Assistance, Inc.~Groceries on Wheels

Location:

3720-A Alliance Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407, US

Mission Statement

Food Assistance, Inc. "Groceries on Wheels" totally volunteer-driven, charitable, community outreach offering food, friendship, and hope to improve health and wellness to low income and disabled seniors in Guilford County, NC.

Description

Guilford county was listed as being #1 in the nation for food insecurity...many of them are seniors. We serve a variety of seniors from many backgrounds. they love to engage with FAI volunteers. They are very appreciative of the food, but more importantly the friendship and relationships that become established. Just spending a little time with someone and listening to their life story is an encouragement in itself. You too could be meeting a "national treasure" and claim an "adopted grandparent".

Feeling like volunteer commitments take too many hours from your already busy schedule? Consider FAI! For a commitment of 1 - 3 hours a month you could be engaging with some of our "hidden national treasures".

Volunteers take food once a month to low-income and disabled seniors assigned to them....set schedule. Notices are sent by email are sentabout distribution. Got a friend you could ask to team with you to make deliveries? Or perhaps your family could do this project together?

Volunteer teams (congregations, businesses, organizations) work at the warehouse to help organize and pack food. Assist route delivery volunteers to load food. Good group activity 10 -15 people.

WHEN

Fri May 17, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019
08:55 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

3720-A Alliance DriveGreensboro, NC 27407

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1- 3 hours once a month
  • Younger if with parent - good family project

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