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Harry Chapin Food Bank

County: Collier, Lee
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Details: The mission of Harry Chapin Food Bank ("HCFB") is "to lead our our community in the fight to end hunger." The vision is "No one in our community has to go hungry." HCFB distributes emergency food through 150 partner agencies in five counties of Southwest Florida (Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry).
Job Description: Volunteers are needed to sort the food donated to the Food Bank for distribution to our partner agencies. It requires some lifting and bending. Sorting hours are Mon-Fri 9 to 11:30 am and 12:30 to 3 pm. Limited Saturdays 9 am to 12 noon.
Volunteers are needed to assist with food distribution at mobile pantries. Sites vary across Charlotte, Collier,Glades, Hendry and Lee counties. Times vary.
All volunteers must complete an application ( and schedule their volunteer time before volunteering. Background checks are conducted. Please allow at least 3 business days for processing.
Please contact Tanya Phillips for more information.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Tanya Phillips
3760 Fowler St.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fax: (239) 337-1339
Phone: (239) 334-7007 141
Secondary Contact: Todd Lewis
Phone: (239) 334-7007
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: n/a
Additional Information:

Student's will gain first hand experience in regards to the issue of hunger and poverty in SWFL.

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