G4G DFW + North Texas Food Bank 9/24/2022

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  • G4G DFW + North Texas Food Bank
    September 24, 2022
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Gay for Good DFW is partnering with North Texas Food Bank to bridge the hunger gap for children, seniors, and families in North Texas.

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit hunger-relief organization operating a state-of the-art volunteer and distribution center in Plano. Last year, the Food Bank worked hard in partnership with member agencies from the Feeding Network to provide access to more than 97 million nutritious meals across a diverse 13-county service area.

The need for hunger relief is complex and to meet the continued demand, the NTFB is always working to increase food distribution efforts and bridge the hunger gap for children, seniors, and families in North Texas.  We can help to support NTFB’s mission by volunteering at the Perot Family Campus distribution center. Volunteers will help sort and pack food for distribution.

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022

Time: 1:00 – 3:30 P.M.

Check in will begin at 12:30 p.m. and orientation will start promptly at 1 p.m for the afternoon shift.

Where: 3677 Mapleshade Ln, Plano 75075

Volunteers Needed: 24

Age Restrictions: According to safety guidelines, all attendees must be 12 years of age or older. All attendees must be registered for the volunteer event, both adult and youth.

This opportunity includes standing, bending, and potentially lifting 25-30 pounds.

Attire:  Closed-toe shoes are required (no sandals or flip flops). It’s recommended to dress in comfortable and casual clothes suitable for the season. Items that are not appropriate include revealing clothing or dangling accessories.

VERY IMPORTANT!!! NTFB requires registration via their portal in addition to the G4G site.  Please register with G4G and then follow the below instructions:

  1. First time NTFB volunteers, please create an account at the NTFB volunteer registration site.
  2. Once your account is set up or volunteers who already have a NTFB account, please sign up for the September 24th shift using this link. This will ensure you are registered with the Gay4Good team.
  3. You will receive a confirmation from NTFB to the email you used to register.
  4. Should your plan change, please cancel using the same link to open the spot for volunteers on the wait list.

NTFB does not accept walk-ins so every participant must have their own volunteer account and be registered for the shift in order to participate.

Registration closes 9/14/2022 and any open spaces at that time will be released to the public.

 

Project Lead: Greg (he/him)

COVID Guidelines: If you or a member of your household has shown any signs/symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you cancel your volunteer registration with as much notice as possible.