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Volunteer with Brighter Bites in New York!

October 24, 2023 - January 31, 2024

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Minimum Age: 

18+ (14+ when accompanied by a parent or guardian)

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Volunteers will help with Produce Bagging by unloading, sorting and re-packing fresh fruits and veggies into grocery bags for families, and then will help distribute to families in a drive-thru pickup or walking line.

Timeframe:

Wednesdays- Morning, Afternoon

Thursdays- Morning, Afternoon

Fridays- Morning, Afternoon

Days/Times are subject to change; check out Brighter Bites calendar for updated events.

Address:

Location varies

Where to Park:

Varies, public transit is encouraged

Where to Meet: 

Volunteers will meet at the front desk to sign in, and then will be directed to the Brighter Bites location.

What to Bring

Government issued photo ID

Close-toed shoes

Comfortable clothing

Additional Requirement: 

N/A

About the Organization:

Brighter Bites was founded in 2012 with the mission to create communities of health through fresh food.This year, Brighter Bites will partner with more than 200 schools across the country, distributing over 7.5 million pounds of fruits and vegetables and millions of nutrition education materials to more than 50,00 families, including teachers.Brighter Bites’ ultimate goal is to reduce health disparities in under-served communities through the proven strategies of increasing access to fruits and vegetables and providing age-appropriate nutrition education through area schools. Since its founding, Brighter Bites has expanded far beyond its original service area in Houston, Texas. Over the last ten years, we have grown to reach over 35,000 families each week in more than a dozen cities across five states, including Texas, New York, Maryland, Florida, California, and Arizona. The diversity of the cities served, and the participants reached is a testament to Brighter Bites’ scalability, adaptability, and responsiveness to local community needs.

About Project Helping:

Volunteering has been shown to benefit your mental health. Our mission at Project Helping is to make it ridiculously easy to volunteer. By volunteering through us, you can meet new people, make a difference in your community, and improve your mental wellness! Learn more at projecthelping.org/volunteer

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Details

Start:
October 24, 2023
End:
January 31
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Organizer

Project Helping New York
Email
volunteer@projecthelping.org
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