Food/Clothes sort at Sacred Heart

  • May 11, 2013 · 9:00 AM
  • Sacred Heart Community Service

Friends,

 

Sacred Heart Community Service (http://www.sacredheartcs.org) is an organization dedicated to bringing our community together to address poverty in Silicon Valley. Join 100 volunteers at their San Jose facility to get the agency ready to serve customers the following week. Saturday volunteers work either in the pantry bagging non-perishables, outside bagging produce, in the clothes closet sorting and hanging clothes or outside receiving donations. Please come with an open mind ready to help out in a variety of ways.


Here are some important information for all volunteers.

1. Every (FIRST-TIME) volunteer should fill out their online volunteer agreement before the shift.
http://publicaccess.shcs.netqnet.com/SHCSApp.aspx?sched=group

 

2. Punctuality and parking are important. Allow extra time for parking. You MAY have to find street parking. PLEASE DO NOT PARK AT DENNY'S OR WENDY'S ACROSS THE STREET.

Here's a map <http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=San+Jose&state=CA&address=1381+S+1st+St&zipcode=95110-3431&country=US&latitude=37.317034&longitude=-121.874571&geocode=ADDRESS>  to help plan.

 

3. Please ask to be directed to the volunteer office when you come in, which is close to the first street entrance.

 

4. Please wear comfortable clothing and you must have covered toes.

 

5. Volunteers will sort and bag food, or sort and hang clothes, or accept donation.

 

Feel free to contact me for any questions.

Aravind : [masked] or [masked]

 

Thanks,

Aravind

 

NOTE:By RSVP’ing to this event, you are agreeing to Silicon Valley Volunteers’ waiver policy. Please go to your profile page and say “YES” to the waiver policy after going through it if you had not done so already.  Click on “My Profile” at the top right-hand corner to go to your profile and then click “Edit Profile” to agree to the waiver.


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  • Aravind

    Thanks everybody for volunteering today. We got a lot done today and great team work!

    1 · May 11, 2013

  • Beth

    I was late , but it was worth my time. Sorry not meeting everyone except for Arvind since I was assigned to a different task.
    Hopefully I can meet everyone on the next meetup.
    Good job you guys . God bless!!!

    1 · May 11, 2013

  • Stephanie G

    Great fun! Kept us busy and was very productive.

    1 · May 11, 2013

  • Stephen

    We have an obligation by volunteering to show up or the community we serve gets short changed. Especially so for the waiting list who were ready and willing to help. Next time honor the reservation to show up or don't reserve.

    1 · May 11, 2013

  • Dustin W.

    Whoops, sorry I wasn't able to make it. Got called in to work at last minute.

    May 11, 2013

  • Valerie

    HELLO ALL - looks like i got moved to "attending early this morning - was on the waiting list for several weeks. Appreciate that Aravind sent out an email asking folks to update their RSVP. Would have been great if people could check their calendars and update RSVPs at least 72 hours before event. This would allow those of us on waiting list to see if we could still attend and also change our RSVP accordingly.

    1 · May 11, 2013

  • Marilu

    OOP's - Didn't make the "IN GROUP" - - probably will change RSVP
    before the event - - AND - - go do something with another group that needs me - I generally have a pretty full calendar - - and - "hanging loose" waiting to do something when others need you is just not very practical - - so not easy to see the future -

    March 23, 2013

    • Marilu

      May 11 - - - Now availability - been on the list 2 months -Now Other Plans - BOOOOOOOOOO on those that hold a place and then DROP OUT AT THE LAST MINUTE

      May 11, 2013

  • Aravind

    Please park on the side streets and walk in through the gates on first street. The gate on Alma is locked today.

    May 11, 2013

  • Sarah

    I'm so sorry. I'm having some car problems today. I hope to be able to come again soon.

    May 11, 2013

  • Stephen

    I'm back in!

    May 10, 2013

  • Sach

    I have to visit my bank in the morning. I am sorry I won't be able to make it to this event. I am sorry to change my RSVP at the last moment.

    May 10, 2013

  • Stephen

    Sorry to miss this.

    May 10, 2013

  • Marj

    Remembered it was mother's day weekend wont be here

    April 3, 2013

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