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Looking to Volunteer? Connecticut Food Bank Could Use Your Help

Want to volunteer with Connecticut Food Bank? Check out our latest volunteer opportunities.

Thanksgiving is approaching and Connecticut Food Bank is looking for volunteers to help in various ways.  If you would like to help us in our mission to alleviate hunger this holiday season and beyond, visit our website, www.ctfoodbank.org and click on the How to Help tab and look for the Donate Time page. 

We currently have two immediate ongoing volunteer opportunities at our East Haven location at 150 Bradley Street.  If you are interested in any of the following volunteer positions, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Kim Damien at 203-469-5000, ext. 311 or email, kdamien@ctfoodbank.org.

Warehouse Help

Connecticut Food Bank needs one volunteer each day, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to Noon; and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at our East Haven warehouse to assist with sorting food donations. This is an ongoing opportunity and not a one visit situation. The days can be covered by the same volunteer each day or by a different volunteer each day.  

BackPack Delivery Assistant

BackPack Delivery Assistant needed to assist with delivery of boxes of food to various schools each Thursday morning during the school year. The volunteer will ride with a staff member to participating schools and help unload the boxes and carry them inside. The right volunteer will be able to lift and carry 35-40 pounds while climbing stairs and will be available each week. Staff and volunteer will depart from the East Haven warehouse at 7:30 a.m. and return to the East Haven warehouse around noon.   

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thomas October 15, 2012 at 04:39 PM
charity is the best thing, but i volunteered at master manna at wallingford and itwas like labor ready no pay of course, three meals a week and a couple of clothes, more chiefs than indians

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