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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:     May 28, April 30, 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
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1217 Bellevue Ave.
Richmond, VA 23227



Emergency Help needed we need to create 400 bags and need 15-20 peeps! Sorry for the short notice!!!

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  • Debbie M.

    The BackPack Program is always enjoyable.

    1 · June 5, 2014

  • Peggy M

    I came as a guest of Kim's since I had some issues with my old e-mail account. It was a nice group and fun at dinner.

    1 · June 3, 2014

    • Jennifer

      It was nice meeting you!

      June 3, 2014

  • Shayna C.

    Thanks for including us, I enjoyed myself and look forward to the next time!!

    June 3, 2014

  • Tam

    My leg is still swollen I put yall in Scotts capable hands :)

    June 3, 2014

  • Scott R.

    Everyone PLEASE try to show up tonight! There is a bad trend of lots of people bailing out on this at the very last minute and we don't have enough extra people for tonight if that happens!

    1 · June 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I just heard from my son. The only night he has off for dinner is....yes you guessed it Tuesday. I'll be on the look out for the next one though.

    May 31, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will be my first time. More than happy to do anything I can.

    May 31, 2014

  • Tam

    Emergency Help needed we need to create 400 bags and need 15-20 peeps! Sorry for the short notice!!!

    May 30, 2014

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