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Maryland Food Bank

The Maryland Food Bank needs an accurate estimate of how many people will be volunteering for this event, so please update your RSVP as soon as possible if you aren't able to make it to this event.

 

The Maryland Food Bank was founded in 1979 to coordinate the procurement and distribution of food donations from manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and government agencies to organizations providing free food to the state's hungry.

 

Volunteers usually work on a high-tech conveyor belt in the warehouse, pulling specific types of food from the belt as they pass, and packing the sorted food into 25 - 50-pound boxes. Full boxes are then placed on the Maryland Food Bank's daily menu, available for more than 600 soup kitchens, pantries and shelters across the state to order.

Additional volunteer info can be found at the MD Food Bank's website, at www.mdfoodbank.org.

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  • D. L. S.

    Like I just told Mitch below, my availibility is: Mon-Th., 8 am. - 4 pm. I hope I get a permanent volunteer slot soon. have a great weekend everyone!

    November 16, 2012

  • D. L. S.

    Hello everyone, I just joined this group about 7 minutes ago. I want to impact someone's life. As well I want to feel like I was helpful to a few disadvantaged people, in my area. I have a lot of free time on my hands right now. So ...................... that's why I'm here!!

    November 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    See you guys tomorrow!

    November 9, 2012

  • Mitch

    We still have a lot of people on the waiting list, and the MD Food Bank tells me that they probably don't have any more openings this time. So please update your RSVP if you aren't able to make it on Saturday.

    And thanks to everyone for signing up! I continue to amazed at how many volunteers we have for this event!

    November 6, 2012

  • Mitch

    I just opened this event this morning -- and we already have 4 people on the waiting list ????

    I'll contact the MD Food Bank to see if we can add more volunteer slots. (No promises, though. They usually don't have too many openings, due to high demand from other volunteer groups.)

    1 · October 21, 2012

    • Mitch

      Also, thanks to everyone for signing up so quickly!

      1 · October 21, 2012

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