The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank's is t o feed the hungry through a community-wide network of partner agencies and engage our community in the fight to end hunger.
Founded in 1982, the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank networks with over 70 active partner agencies to provide donated food and grocery product to more than 15,000 needy individuals. An average of 3 million pounds of food is distributed annually. Every one hour of volunteer services equates 89 lbs of food distributed and every 1250 lbs equals to 1000 meals. Volunteer efforts and time input has contributed to these measurements.
We have open hours where volunteers are able to create their own schedule with some opportunities.
Visit our website at www.fredfood.org to register as a volunteer and sign up for our opportunities.