Monday, February 1, 2016

February: Immediate Volunteer Needs

Want to fight hunger by raising awareness in our community? Become a Foodshare Ambassador! We have opportunities to represent Foodshare at tabling events, speak and facilitate workshops during the day, evenings or weekends. Click here to sign up for our upcoming Level 1 Ambassador Training taking place on Wednesday, February 10.

Retail Pick-Up Volunteers Needed: Collect unused food from our partners in the food industry and transport it to a local food program in the same neighborhood on a weekly basis. We currently have an urgent need for volunteers in Avon, Bristol, East Windsor, Enfield, Ellington, Manchester, Mansfield, Newington, Plainville, Rocky Hill, Southington, Stafford Springs, Tolland, Vernon, West Hartford and Windsor. Volunteers must own a vehicle and have a valid driver’s license (mileage reimbursement is available), proof of insurance, ability to lift 20-30 pounds, and 1-2 hrs. per week, Monday through Friday. Contact Lauren at for more information.

Thursday Morning Food Sorting in Bloomfield:
We are in need of a few more Thursday morning "regular" volunteers to help us inspect and sort donated items on a weekly basis. Interested?Contact Edna at for more information.

Additional opportunities are always available online.

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