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NOEL

noun. (nō'el) (no•ël)

1. Birth of Christ
2. Christmas
3. Season of Giving

When you think of Noel, you can't help to think about Christmas, right! We see those four letters sprawled everywhere from greeting cards to wrapping paper, and did you know there's a song, yup! Christmas is a time when we show love and kindness, and in showing this love and kindness, we are very generous and giving, so let's keep this spirit during the whole year, so where y' at!

"the city still has one of the highest per-capita rates of homelessness in the nation. It has 46.9 homeless people per 10,000 people. compared to Baltimore at 41.2, Detroit 40.5, Philadelphia, 36.8, Nashville 34.7 and Chicago 23.1."

-Webster, Richard A. "New
Orleans reduces homeless
numbers by 85 percent, but
struggles with per capita rate.",
Nola.com, 2015

"Of all New Orleanians, 25 to 30 percent live in poverty; 44 percent of children under 5 live in poverty. For a single parent not to live in poverty, he or she has to take in over $46,000 a year (an hourly wage of $22). "

-LaMancusa, Phil. "Poverty in New Orleans." Whereyat.com, 2015

I have a few campaigns I would like to implement, but I also need your ideas and incite to make this a success.

In closing, what's LIVING without GIVING, with that being said, we will also host meetups at the cities most tastest eateries, rooftop bar happy hours, walk or bike the calories off at Laffitte Greenway or just about anything else you guys and I suggest.

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Second Harvest Food Bank

Let’s lend a hand in feeding Louisiana and help our Hurricane Laura victims⚜️ Each year, Second Harvest distributes 34 million meals throughout the 23 parishes of south Louisiana. Volunteers are essential to Second Harvest Food Bank. Last year, more than 19,000 volunteers assist with a variety of projects, including food sorting and packing. Food sorting and packing duties include sorting and repacking donated food and grocery items. Volunteers help to sort through salvage groceries to ensure quality control. Volunteers also work in the warehouse re-pack room to separate food into specific categories and repack food into boxes that go out for distribution to member agencies. *Also, you must register for this event* https://shfbgnoa.volunteerhub.com/?scrollToDate=10%2F3%2F2020&bookmarkEventId=11454729#eid[masked] ***PLEASE READ*** * Our facility is located at 700 Edwards Ave, New Orleans, LA 70123. Parking is available directly in front of the building or on the left side of the building on G Street. * You can enter the building through the door that is marked "Volunteer Entrance" on the right side of the building. * Volunteer jobs are based on our current needs in and around the warehouse. Your assignment will be explained in further detail upon arrival. * FACE MASKS ARE MANDATORY! * YOU MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES! Any volunteers wearing sandals, flip flops, or Crocs will not be permitted to work the shift. * Cold water is available for all volunteers. * Volunteers must be at least 9 years old to participate. * All youth volunteers between the ages 9 and 12 must be accompanied by an adult. * Second Harvest is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items - please lock valuables in your car. * If you need a letter or record for service hours, please notify the Community Outreach Coordinator upon your arrival. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention Help prevent the spread of respiratory illness, including COVID-19 by doing the following: * Wash hands with soap and water often. Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. * Stay at home if you feel sick to prevent the spread of germs. * Cover your cough and sneezes with your elbow to prevent the spread of germs. If you have any questions prior to your shift, please contact Michelle Rosamond at [masked] or[masked]. We are looking forward to working with you! Thank you for helping us to end hunger in south Louisiana! Volunteers work in the warehouse re-pack room to separate donated food into specific categories and repack food into boxes that go out for distribution to member agencies. Specific assignments and projects will vary slightly based on operational needs. Your job assignment will be explained in further detail upon your arrival. Please take note of the following requirements: * Food Sorting volunteers must be at least 9 years old. * Youth volunteers between the ages 9 and 12 must be accompanied by an adult. * This shift may take place in Second Harvest's 55 degree cooler. Long pants and layers are recommended! * Closed toe shoes are required! Any volunteers that are wearing flip flops, sandals, or Crocs will not be permitted to work. * Volunteers should be able to be on their feet for at least 2 hours at a time. * Tasks include lifting, pushing, and pulling boxes of up to 30 pounds. https://shfbgnoa.volunteerhub.com/

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