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..Lend a hand.. feed less fortunate - 2nd Tuesday at LVRM - Dec 11, 2018 - FTH
The Las Vegas Rescue Mission (LVRM) provides hope and change to the homeless, addicted, and others in need. They do this through feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, and by offering care and support, leading to recovery, and re-entry to independent living. You can learn more from their website here: LVRM needs volunteers to assist with their first dinner service on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 4:30 PM. You can expect to be done by 6:00 PM. The duties are described under "Volunteer Duties" below. Upon arrival, let them know at the security gate you are a kitchen volunteer. They will direct you which way to go and park. Head to the kitchen and the LVRM kitchen staff will provide you with further instructions. I will be there by 4:15 PM. Volunteer Duties: Duties will include dishing up the cuisine of the evening, filling water glasses, passing out the utensils, salt, pepper, hot sauce and helping with the clean-up in the kitchen. No past experience working in a kitchen required. Aprons, hairnets and gloves will be provided by the LVRM. If you are assigned to work the serving line, long pants are required. Please wear shoes that cover your toes. You may bring your own latex gloves. Head/hair must be covered, even if one sports a shiny bald head. You may wear a baseball cap. Otherwise, hair nets are available for you to use. Parking: When you arrive at the security gate, let the guard know you are a kitchen volunteer and they will direct you. There is plenty of secured parking on site. Please Note: When volunteering at the LVRM, you must read the volunteer Code of Conduct. All volunteers must abide by these rules of the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. The Code of Conduct is located in this group's files section. From this group's home page, hover your mouse on "More" and then click on Files. The file name is "LVRM Volunteer Code of Conduct". Volunteers for this event are urged to dress modestly (absolutely no tank tops) and to wear closed toe shoes. Thanks for your help, if you have questions feel free to contact me. Hope to see you there!

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Our group is called "Feed the Hungry". We volunteer our time, about 90 minutes each time, twice a month at: Las Vegas Rescue Mission 480 West Bonanza Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89106. We meet the second and third Tuesday of every month in the kitchen at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. Please feel free to bring up to two additional volunteers with you. Minimum age is 12 years. However, younger ones may also be also be able to come. Please check with the event host. Please arrive no later than 4:30 PM. Dinner is served from 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM. You can expect to be done by 6:00 PM. When you enter the guard gated facility, please tell the guard that you are part of the group called, "Feed the Hungry" and are going to the kitchen. It is recommended that you do not wear open toe shoes. No tank tops or shorts. You will be provided with a hair net or you may elect to wear your own cap. You may bring your own apron or one will be provided to you. Please feel free to contact any organizer with any question or concerns. I assure you that your efforts will be greatly appreciated and not only will this be a heart-warming experience, you will have fun too!

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