Houston Food Bank -KEEGAN KITCHEN

Come and help prepare meals for the Meals on Wheels, Kids Aftercare School Program, and for other great causes. Shift if fromvert color 8-108:00am to Noon. 

Keegan is a professional kitchen setting that supplies pre-cooked packaged food to various programs in the Houston community, including Meals on Wheels and Kids Cafe. This volunteer opportunity is ideal for group sizes 10 to 30.

Volunteers work as a team to meet the daily Keegan goal of 2,000 meals cooked, prepared and packaged for distribution. Volunteers will perform various kitchen duties while under the oversight of a trained Chef and his culinary team.

Address
2445 North Freeway
Houston, TX 77009

Dress: closed toe shoes, long pants, comfortable clothing and a baseball cap.
Parking: Lot with limited parking, carpooling is encourage. Can also park in the street on Melwood.
Breaks: Volunteers will have a break during their volunteer shift

Volunteers Task Specifics
Fierce Food Prep
The Keegan Kitchen prepares fresh meals, beginning with basic food prep such as de-canning fruit, chopping fresh vegetables and preparing basic meal items that will go into the final packaged meal. Volunteers are the driving force behind food prep.

Pack out
Each day, a variety of meals will be prepared for distribution. The Pack Out volunteers will begin the assembly process that leads to 5 unique meals, ensuring that the correct food is going in the right meal box.

Assembling meals
In the end the meals must be sealed and packaged for delivery. This final assembly of the packaged meal happens through volunteer hands.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm sorry I couldn't be there. I'll see you guys in coming months.

    July 27, 2013

  • jimmy

    Running a little late, might be 5-10 minutes late

    July 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thought it was in the morning

    July 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excited to give back. What time do we need to be there and are people carpooling? I'm in med center.

    July 22, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I'm in med center too if you want a ride

      July 26, 2013

  • Shawn S.

    Can anyone confirm the time please? We will be there at 0800 or 1245? And can I wear short with t shirt and a cap? Thanks!

    July 26, 2013

    • Rosa

      Hello. I asked Eddie yesterday and he said it is normally in the morning, however for this meet up it will be in the afternoon at 12:45. Regarding the shorts sorry I'm not sure.

      July 26, 2013

  • helen h.

    Sorry for late cancellation.

    July 26, 2013

  • Rose N.

    Sorry for late cancellation. I was really looking forward to volunteering. My uncle passed away and his funeral is tomorrow.

    July 26, 2013

  • Tony P.

    Have engagement party to go to 1230

    July 22, 2013

  • Alicia K.

    I'm new to meet up. I am on the waiting list. Does this mean we can still come or are we waiting for to see if someone cant make it?

    July 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My uncle is getting married. Can't make it!

    July 20, 2013

  • Catherine Z.

    Just to clarify: On July 27, it's going to start at 12:45 P.M., NOT 8:00 A.M., right? Are you moving lunch at Boca Deli to dinner at Boca Deli?

    June 18, 2013

  • Delilah

    Won't be able to make it for 8 a.m, so I'm volunteering for the next day instead. Hope it's no inconvenience.

    June 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I worked/volunteered on Thanksgiving with Meals on Wheels in California many years ago and I'm happy to see this group! ~ Donna
    www.channelhealer.com

    June 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My uncle is getting married. Can't make it!

    June 8, 2013

  • Delilah

    Looking forward to it

    June 2, 2013

  • Yessenia D.

    I would love to volunteer but I live in Tomball. IS there anybody from the Tomball area so we could share a ride??

    June 2, 2013

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