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Volunteer to Serve Food to the Homeless & Working Poor in Downtown Long Beach
The Urban Community Outreach Drop-In-Center is a community center for homeless people and the working poor in downtown Long Beach. It provides hot, nutritious lunch meals and a safe, friendly haven from the weather and the harsh conditions of the streets on Sunday afternoons. Other services for the guests include a 16-station computer lab, monthly visits by healthcare professionals, clothing and hygiene kit giveaways, and help for temporary shelter, childcare, and permanent housing. This volunteer opportunity occurs every Sunday. Please note we will be CLOSED for the month of July 2018. We request a minimum of 2 hours and there is always something for everyone to do! Sunday Volunteer Schedule: • Food Preparation – 8:30 AM • Set-up – 11:00 AM • Volunteer Orientation – 12:00 PM • Serving – 12:30 PM • Closing and Clean-up – 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Parking: Street Parking is FREE around the church on Sunday. Directions: The entrance is through the steel mesh doors on Cedar Avenue. Go straight up the stairs into the courtyard, and then walk into the dining area on your left. A coordinator or kitchen staff member will help you get started. Dress Code: CLOSED toe shoes only, no sleeveless shirts, no bare midriffs, and please restrain any long hair. Age Guidelines: All ages welcome, but under 16 years of age cannot participate in kitchen preparations. Groups: If your group consists of 5 or more people, please e-mail Cherry Bush at [masked] Donations: Commonly donated items include clothing, personal hygiene products, and blankets. Monetary donations are also welcome. For More Information: Please visit our website at http://www.ucodic.org/dic.html to learn more.

Urban Community Outreach Drop-In-Center

241 Cedar Avenue (First Congregational Church) · Long Beach, CA

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