YOUR MISSION: Grab a group of family members, friends or co-workers, and join the Eastern Illinois Foodbank to kick-off Hunger Action Month!
REPORT FOR DUTY ON: SEPTEMBER 5-6, 2014 (2-hour shifts from 2pm-2am)
2-hour repack shifts will be available from 2pm Friday until 2am Saturday. Individuals and groups (age 10+) of up to 30 volunteers will be repacking bulk product into family size portions to be distributed to 220 pantries, soup kitchens and shelters across EIF’s 14-county region. Please note: any volunteer 10-13 year's old must be accompanied by an adult.
KIDS ZONE (4pm-8pm) presented by Chambana Moms
The Kids Zone will be open from 4-8pm for kids age 5-13 (must be accompanied by a parent). Two 2-hour shifts will be available. Kids will participate in a labeling and sorting activity.
LOCATION: Repacking will be held at EIF (2405 North Shore Drive, Urbana)
MESS HALL: Food and drinks will be available to all repackers. Please note: food is not allowed in the repack room.
GEAR NEEDED: All volunteers who register by August 29 will be provided offical repack gear - an OPERATION ORANGE t-shirt - to wear while repacking. Please wear closed-toed shoes and remove all jewelry. To comply with food safety standards any volunteer not wearing closed-toed shoes will not be able to repack.
BEFORE YOU REPACK INSTRUCTIONS:
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