Group Volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank

5:30 - 8:00 PM
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s mission is to feed hungry people and solve hunger issues in our community. This is not possible without the help of countless volunteers that work each year who help get food ready to go out to the community.

Second Harvest needs volunteers to help sort donated food for Middle Tennessee families who need a hand! Volunteers sort non-perishable and perishable food into categories for distribution to not-for-profit agencies in Middle Tennessee. Food sorting is done at Second Harvest Food Bank’s Martin Distribution Center in Nashville in our warehouse. With your help, we are fighting hunger and feeding hope in our community.

Wear closed-toed shoes and clothes appropriate for a warehouse (jeans or comfortable clothing). If you can help out with the perishables sort, please bring warm clothes and gloves as you will be working in the cooler. We'll be bending, stooping and possibly lifting up to 35 pounds. (Not required. If you have trouble lifting just let the supervisor know.)

Kids 12 and up allowed, one adult per kid.

Waiver and emergency contact forms will need to be signed by each person who has not volunteered at Second Harvest within the last year. Those forms will be available at Second Harvest when you arrive.

Directions to Second Harvest: http://www.secondharv...

Volunteer parking is at the front part of the lot, closest to the front doors of the building. When you arrive, please sign in and we'll get everyone set with job assignments.

 

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  • Lana Martin

    Enjoyed and will help again!

    November 20, 2012

  • martha

    Enjoyed packing boxes off the conveyer belt and met new friends

    November 20, 2012

  • Lana Martin

    A bit lost but on my way!

    November 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello Kurt, I just noticed this and want to join this volunteering work ... I see the RSVP is closed now ... Is there any chance I can come/RSVP ?

    November 20, 2012

  • Lora

    Is anyone leaving from the Vanderbilt area?

    November 20, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      I was around that now moved to little south but would pass through the are ... what's up ?

      November 20, 2012

  • Ada Brown

    I willeet everyone there. I am looking forward to this event.

    November 20, 2012

  • Rick

    Traveling from Mt Juliet. If anyone wants to carpool, let me know. :)

    November 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hurt my arm today and unfortunately will not be able to attend. :(

    November 20, 2012

  • martha

    Is anyone getting together after the volunteer work tonite?

    November 20, 2012

    • Kurt Andress

      I think that would be a great idea! I can't as I have my parents in town, but please remind me to bring that up at the end of the evening to suggest to everyone.

      November 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi..I'm signed up to come and help...I also signed up my boyfriend and daughter....I saw that you wrote children 12 and up, but she is 5. and I think this would be a good experience for her..I've done a lot of volunteer work, but this is my bf's and her first time....We are going to be on our way to FL, so I will need to bring her...She is an awesome helper, so I think she'll be fine...We will only be able to stay for about an hour/hour and a half...Please let me know if I need to change my RSVP or not based on her age...Thanks!

    November 18, 2012

  • cristina campanella

    Hey all. This is my first time to volunteer here at second harvest. I am looking forward to it.

    1 · November 18, 2012

  • Jordan

    Hey NHM, I'm new to Nashville and the group but I'm glad to be part of the second harvest volunteering, see you tuesday

    November 16, 2012

    • Jesse

      Jordan, it's a whole lot of fun, and we're doing something good too. Oh yeah, welcome to Nashville!

      November 16, 2012

  • Susan Schweiger Salazar

    will someone let me know if im needed? Im on the wait list thanks

    November 9, 2012

    • James Leininger

      As cancellations occur, you are automatically moved up to attending and sent an email.

      November 9, 2012

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