Harry Chapin Food Bank
||Charlotte, Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades
Political Action/Social Justice
The mission of the Harry Chapin Food Bank ("HCFB") is "to overcome hunger in our communities through education and by working in a cooperative effort with affiliated agencies in the procurement and distribution of food, equitably and without discrimination." The HCFB distributes emergency food through 150 partner agencies in five counties of S.W. Florida (Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry).
||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 8:30 to 11:30 am and 12:30 to 3:30 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 (http://www.harrychapinfoodbank.org/donate/volunteer-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
||Ms. Tanya Phillips
3760 Fowler St.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fax: (239) 337-1339
Phone: (239) 334-7007 141
Phone: (239) 334-7007
|Worker's Comp for Volunteers?:
Student's will gain first hand experience in regards to the issue of hunger and poverty in SWFL.