Food sorting at the Second Harvest Food Bank is a rewarding experience and a great chance to meet other Bay Area volunteers.
The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties has been providing services to the community for 35 years.
They are the single largest nonprofit provider of food to low-income households in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and are the seventh largest food bank in the country. Each month, Second Harvest provides food to an average of 176,000 individuals. Of those they serve, 67% are families with children and 12% are senior citizens.
Date: October 1, 2009
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: 750 Curtner Ave., San Jose, CA 95125
Age Restrictions: 14 + Volunteers under the age of 16 require a parent to accompany them.
Type of Work: Food Sorting
Waiver Required?: Yes – Volunteer Agreement /Parent Permission forms must be downloaded from our website @ (http://SecondHarvestFood.org) completed, signed and brought with you when you volunteer.
Attire: Long pants, closed toed shoes
Items to Bring: Please consider donating non perishable food items
Meals Provided: No
Beverages Provided: Water
Additional Fees: None
Parking Available: Yes
Note: We will be videotaping the event for news and promotional purposes