Scheduled Volunteer Opportunities
The next Regional Food Bank truck delivery date will be Monday, November 14, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the
Dorothy Day Center. Volunteers needed to stock shelves. We will be receiving a larger shipment this day for the holidays from the Regional Food Bank. Items will be stocked on shelves and in the walk-in refrigerator and freezer. Time commitment is about an hour and a half. Many volunteers needed!
Please note dates and times for two food ministry programs in November, St. Charles Holiday Program (Nov. 18 and 19) and Catholic Worker grocery delivery day (Nov. 25 and 26). Many volunteers needed!
St. Charles Holiday Program: Friday, November 18 and November 19.
Friday, November 18 - 9 a.m. Aldi grocery (Rockwell and NW Expressway) order pick up. Meet at Aldi's loading dock behind store.
Friday, November 18 - 1 pm to 3 p.m. Buddy's Produce fresh fruit and vegetable delivery. Meet at Dorothy Day Center
Friday, November 18 - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sacking groceries. Snacks provided. Bring a dish to share if you wish. Meet at Dorothy Day Center.
Saturday, November 19 - 8:30 a.m. to noon. Holiday meal pick up. Help recipients with groceries and matching households to groceries. Meet at Dorothy Day Center.
Catholic Worker grocery delivery days: Friday November 25 and Saturday November 26.
Time for Friday, November 25 TBA Sack groceries and deliver.
Saturday, November 26, 8 a.m. - Sack groceries and deliver.
We will deliver groceries to low-income households for those without transportation to their local food pantry. The time commitment is about two to three hours. Please consider setting aside a few hours to give thanks for your blessings and blessing others by sharing your time over Thanksgiving weekend. Because of scheduling necessities and deliveries from the Regional Food Bank, we had to schedule on this Thanksgiving weekend. Thank you for your understanding and willingness to help.