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Bring Fresh Produce into the Heart of Underserved Communities - New York

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

Find the best route

How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Drive to our Bronx parking lot on Saturday morning, pick up some fresh, unsold, rescued produce, and deliver it to a hyper-local hub (a community fridge or grassroots site) serving communities in need.   

What's Needed To Complete

Driver's License Needed

Whose Help Is Required

We love individuals and groups of any size.  Groups will need to reserve a Saturday!

Special Requirements

A vehicle, a big heart, and some free time on the weekend!

How It Makes A Difference

The Bronx is home to the biggest produce market in the world, but more than 1 in 4 of its residents are food insecure. You can help us change that by helping us bring fresh produce into the heart of underserved communities.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

To volunteer, please complete https://airtable.com/shr5I0oya0nkalNIEthis volunteer application form.  Once completed, you will get an automatic text and/or email response: "Welcome to the #neighborshelpingneighbors team! We will start sending you volunteer opportunities as soon as possible. To best personalize your volunteer experience, we will ask a few more questions about what types of events you would like to volunteer for and when. Answering these questions will ensure you have the best volunteer experience.  Please select "Other" when asked how you heard about us and then fill in "Create the Change® ® ® ®".   You will get this message: We'll be in touch shortly with volunteering options that match your preferences and availability. On Saturday, we'll greet you at your chosen time with a smile, boxes of fresh produce, and 1-2 delivery locations where you'll bring produce the last mile to neighbors in need. Kindly fill out https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdLH0AcwsCixnnLVyidpD5YTu70rUb1HWl7jtL0YGpn9wLaaw/viewformthis Create the Change®impact form when you've completed the activity.

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