“No individual or nation can be great if it does not have a concern for ‘the least of these.’” To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Americans are asked to make Jan. 16 a “day on, not a day off.” Join the Alameda County Community Food Bank as we make a difference for the 1 in 6 residents of Alameda County who rely on the Food Bank. Sort and package non-perishable staples and fresh produce, and learn more about how you can support our long-term solutions for families facing hunger in our community.
The Food Bank is also hosting an on-site food drive! Bring non-perishable staples like canned tuna, peanut butter, beans and rice, canned vegetables and fruit, low-sugar cereal and low-salt soups and stews to the Food Bank for families in need. Friendly volunteers will be on hand to collect donations at the Food Bank that day! Name of Event: Martin Luther King Day of Service at the Alameda County Community Food Bank
Date: Monday, Jan. 16
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Alameda County Community Food Bank, 7900 Edgewater Drive, Oakland 94621
Event max # of volunteers: 25
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact phone: 510-635-3663 ext. 308
Age Restrictions: 10 and up. 1 adult must accompany every 5 volunteers under age 17.
Type of Work: Standing, reaching, packing food items into bags, some lifting
Waiver Required: Yes, can be signed on-site
Attire: Closed-toe shoes, comfortable clothes. Wear layers, as the warehouse may be chilly.
Meals Provided: Light refreshments
Beverages Provided: Coffee, juice and water