Volunteer at Oregon Food Bank (NE PORTLAND)

  • September 5, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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Volunteer at the Oregon Food Bank! The shift is 6:00-8:30. Below is more information. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU MAY CANCEL. Thanks! (In the event of a Wait List, members who have previously flaked on this will be switched with those on the Wait List who have not).

**Please wear close toe/close heel shoes.**

Thank you so much for choosing to volunteer with the Oregon Food Bank. We couldn’t do the work that we do without the help of volunteers. We have scheduled your group to come to the Volunteer Action Center where we prepare large donated food items for distribution to smaller food banks.You are scheduled to bring up to 15 volunteers on:

Thursday, September 5th from 6:00 to 8:30pm

**This is a "family friendly" volunteer shift.  Minimum age is 6.  If you are planning to bring your child/children, please RSVP with them as your guests.  I need to let the Food Bank know if our group has minors ahead of time.**

Safety:

·Please encourage all volunteers to dress appropriately for volunteering. Layers are recommended.
·Oregon Food Bank has a zero tolerance theft policy.
·No food, beverage, gum or candy may be consumed in the volunteer work areas.
·Please do not attend if you feel sick or have a cough, runny nose, flu-like symptoms, open wounds, or food born illnesses.

Location:

The Volunteer Action Center is located in our facility at 7900 NE 33rd Drive (directions are here). There is ample parking and the #73 bus stops right in front of the building. Please pay close attention to the signs posted to indicate the flow of traffic through the parking lot.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your shift to get signed in. The volunteer orientation begins promptly at your scheduled start time.

In the Volunteer Action Center, volunteers repackage and sort bulk non-perishable food items, fresh produce, frozen foods (meat, vegetables, etc.), or other projects. The tasks involve standing, squatting, lifting and pulling. We can accommodate most physical limitations, please let us know if you have any special needs. You will receive an orientation and training before you begin working.

Again, thank you for your support of Oregon Food Bank and for your participation in the effort to eradicate hunger. Working together, we can make a difference!

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  • Joanne

    Really great night with you all.

    3 · September 5, 2013

  • Peter

    Always fun to do something good for less fortunate folks, with like minded new and seasoned friends!

    2 · September 5, 2013

  • Sayphet Patricia T.

    Great!!

    3 · September 5, 2013

  • Eliane

    An amazing experience, truly enjoy helping with such an efficient organization, helping so many people at the same time so much fun being with such wonderful people, thank you

    2 · September 5, 2013

  • Cindi K.

    Sorry, had to work late. Not going to make it out there tonight.

    September 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Sara. Any type clothing I should wear?

    September 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Is there any signage?

      September 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I am at a dead end. Street ran out.

      September 5, 2013

  • Joanne

    Running late with work and rain! Will be there soon!

    September 5, 2013

  • Sara

    l really want to come, l'm living next to New Season on the NE33rd, l've just a bike. Someone of you can give me a ride from New Season NE 33rd at 6pm?

    September 3, 2013

    • Sara

      good see you there

      September 5, 2013

    • barry

      Im inside NS (its raining) by the entrance

      September 5, 2013

  • Michele

    Wouldn't expect any less from you, Barry!

    September 4, 2013

  • Renee

    I wil be there anyway via VAC. I will be arriving around 630 ish. Cheers, Renee

    2 · September 3, 2013

  • PAMELA S.

    I am unable to come to this meetup. Last minute emergency and will be out of town. So sorry. Pamela

    1 · September 2, 2013

    • Peter

      Pamela, thanks for letting us know about your emergency! I hope that everything will work itself out in your favor! There is always a next time to volunteer at the Oregon Foodbank, so hopefully you will be able to attend with the 000, 2one of these days!

      1 · September 3, 2013

  • Bill M.

    Hopefully I will have my cast off by then.

    July 20, 2013

    • Heather

      I hope so too! If not, and you are able to get there safely, there's usually a sit down project as well.

      July 21, 2013

  • Bill M.

    Enjoyed the last time I was here.

    1 · July 17, 2013

  • Cindi K.

    1 minor guest - age 13

    July 17, 2013

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