Foodbank’s BackPack Program Then Dinner

1601 Rhoadmiller Street, Richmond, VA 23220

Evening Confirmation for Richond volunteers for the Foodbank’s BackPack program

 Date & time:     Jan 15, Feb 26, March 12, April 9, 2014 from 5:30pm-7:30pm

 Age requirement:    16 years and older.

Group contact:   Contact: Tam Evans C:   [masked]  Email: [masked]

Group size requirement:    20 volunteers Jan 15, Feb 26, March 12, April 9, 2014. Not to exceed 20 for the day.

Volunteer Job Description:    Volunteers will be assisting staff pack food bags in the CVFB distribution facility. Tasks are of       a physical nature and includes the assembling 2000 foodbags with 18 items that will then be delivered to   children in various schools during each week.  Volunteers will unpack items from crates and cartons,   assemble them into foodbags and clean up after their shift.

   

  Dress code:  Safety is of utmost importance in the facility and it is important that volunteers

  dress appropriately.

·  Jeans, t-shirts and sneakers are standard attire. Shorts are appropriate for the summer months.   Sweatshirts and light jackets are required during the Fall/winter months.

·  No high heels or open-toed sandals are allowed in the warehouse. We will provide latex gloves however anyone allergic to latex is encouraged to bring their own work gloves.

  Please note: 

·  Parking is available in the parking lot in front of the building.

·  Photography is allowed everywhere in the facility. Remember, there is no secure place for your valuables. Please travel light or place your valuables locked in the trunk of your car.

·  Smoking is permitted outside the building.

  Directions:

From the North or West of Richmond

Take I-64 East or I-95 South to Exit # 78/ Boulevard. Make a right at the bottom of the ramp.

Make a left at the first stop light onto Robin Hood Road. Go to the first stop light and take a right onto Hermitage Road.

Follow Hermitage Road approximately half a mile. The Salvation Army will be on your left. Make a left at the Salvation Army onto Rhoadmiller Street. 1601 Rhoadmiller Street is the building with the big green banner “Welcome Volunteers” by the Front Door.

(Before you reach FeedMore’s Community Kitchen and main administrative building).

From the South or East of Richmond

Take I-64 West or I-95 North to Exit # 78/ Boulevard. Make a left at the bottom of the ramp onto Hermitage Road.

Follow Hermitage Road about three quarters of a mile. The Salvation Army will be on your left. Make a left at the Salvation Army onto Rhoadmiller Street. 1601 Rhoadmiller Street is the building with the big green banner “Welcome Volunteers” by the Front Door.

(Before you reach FeedMore’s Community Kitchen and main administrative building).

PLEASE NOTE: For groups scheduled to help with this project, please call and re-confirm your date, shift and the number of participants 2 weeks prior to your service date.


Dinner will be held at Northside Grill on the following dates...
2014: Jan 15, Feb 26, March 12, April 9
[masked]
[masked]
1217 Bellevue Ave.
Richmond, VA 23227

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  • anita

    Just found out I have to work late this Wed--sorry to miss this!

    1 · February 23, 2014

    • Tam

      No worries!

      February 27, 2014

  • Peggy M

    sorry I hVe to back out. my rehab for knee surgery won't allow me yet to attend.

    1 · February 23, 2014

    • Tam

      Be Well My Friend. We'll catch you when your better!

      February 27, 2014

  • mike y.

    Have to work late, sorry guys.

    1 · February 25, 2014

    • Tam

      No worries!

      February 27, 2014

  • Beth

    This was going to be the highlight of my week, but sadly I am still at work and won't be able to attend.

    1 · February 26, 2014

    • Tam

      We'll catch you next time! Work comes first!

      February 27, 2014

  • JO A.

    I'm sorry to miss out on what was supposed to be my first nite. I overnight became very sick. See u next time sorry

    1 · February 26, 2014

    • Tam

      Be Well Love!

      February 27, 2014

  • Tam

    Yall ROCK!!!!!!!!!!! 800 Back Packs filled in 2 hours!!!!!!!!!! Thank You all for your time! Also to those of you that donated to the group tonight I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your generosity has taken a great burden off of my plate and you have no idea how much it is appreciated. Bless you all.

    1 · February 27, 2014

  • Leigh

    Enjoyed volunteering and meeting new people. Such a great feeling having stuffed 800 backpacks.

    1 · February 26, 2014

  • Tam

    I AM coming BUT due to eminent surgery I wont be able to do much but supervise. But I am SOOOOo looking forward to seeing yall again some of you I REALLY MISS!!!!!!!!

    February 20, 2014

    • Tam

      ME Cancel!????????? Ive got ulsers over that last one!!! Where would you like to go Love? Strawberry Street or northside Grill?

      February 20, 2014

    • Scott R.

      I'm fine with either place, just looking forward to seeing everyone again!

      February 20, 2014

  • Monique

    Hi Tam! Can there be a waiting list for this event? I'd like to help out if room opens up.

    1 · January 14, 2014

    • Tam

      I opened it to 25 and added a waitlist :)

      January 15, 2014

    • Monique

      Thank you! Yay!

      1 · January 15, 2014

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