Hunger Action Month Way of the Day: Volunteer at a Food Pantry

September 22, 2010 § Leave a comment

In partnership with the For the City Network, CAFB’s third food pantry will be part of the new nonprofit center in the St. Johns neighborhood.  In addition to a client-choice food pantry, the facility will also provide SNAP outreach, HOPE distributions and other services.  For our Partner Agencies, it will provide training, and serve as a model for best practices in food pantry operations. Learn more about this new facility and partnership at http://www.forthecity.org.

This is a great team-building opportunity for your corporation or service organization. This is a hands on opportunity to help us prepare our food pantry for Wednesday’s distribution.  Duties include assisting with unloading incoming food order, stocking shelves and light clean up.  Register online to sign up.

Learn about other volunteer opportunities with our Partner Agencies.

Remember to mark you calendar for Macy’s ‘Shop for a Cause’:

Visit the Macy’s at Barton Creek Mall and purchase a $5 coupon book at any register or from one of our Food Bank volunteers and you’ll receive an all-day savings pass to use in-store or online on October 16.  Enjoy 20% off most clothing, jewelry, accessories and home, or 10% off furniture, mattresses, rugs, electrics and electronics storewide.  You’ll also receive 25% off a single-item purchase of any regular, clearance or sale item online or in-store!  Macy’s will donate all of the proceeds of every $5 ticket purchased in-store to help the Food Bank nourish hungry Central Texans. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets online.

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