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Food Pantry Delivery Unloading - Troy
The Roarke Center needs helping hands to unload our food delivery truck on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Required ability to lift 50 lbs and walk up and down stairs. Dress comfortably! If you have any questions please feel free to email me at jcarroll@ccalbany.org, call me at 518-512-3577 x115 or leave a comment here. --------------------------------------------- Catholic Charities Tri-County Services coordinates an array of essential basic needs and youth services in Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties. Catholic Charities, a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Albany, is committed to active witness on behalf of the Scriptural values of mercy and justice. Catholic Charities, recognizing human need at all stages of life, responds to all persons regardless of race, creed, or lifestyle, with special emphasis on the economically poor and the vulnerable. Catholic Charities serves and empowers persons in need, advocates for a just society, calls forth and collaborates with women and men of good will in fulfillment of its mission.

Roarke Center

107 4th Street · Troy, NY

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Do you enjoy helping others? Do you have few hours to spare once a month or even once a year? Do you want to volunteer but can't find opportunities that fit your schedule? Are you interested in volunteering but can't commit to 20 hours a week for a year for the same organization?

Capital District Volunteers Meetup group is for individuals with a passion for helping others and helping non-profit organizations but who can't or don't want to commit to long-term volunteering. This group will provide a variety of volunteering opportunities to assist different non-profit organizations. Come join us and find a match for your volunteering interests. We will volunteer with local parks, animal shelters, food banks, and other groups.

According to an article in Whole Living magazine, "studies show that those who volunteer report better mental health than those won't don't." (Nov. 2010)

"Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them" --Harriet Naylor

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