FeedMore Backpack Project

 

April 27, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Feed More
1601 Rhoadmiller Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Give the gift of time by joining your fellow peers at the IREM® Volunteer Event! Feed More collects, prepares and distributes food to neighbors in need. With a service area that stretches across 34 cities and counties, our comprehensive programs and Agency Net- work are dedicated to providing neighbors who face hunger with one of the most basic necessities: nourishment.

10 volunteers needed

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION: Volunteers will be assisting staff pack backpacks. Tasks are of a physical nature and include assem- bling food bags with 8 items that will then be delivered to children in various schools during each week. Volunteers will unpack items from crates and cartons, assemble them into food bags and recycle and clean up after their shift.

DRESS CODE: Safety is of utmost importance in the facility and it is important that volunteers dress appropriately.
* Jeans, t-shirts and sneakers are standard attire. Sweatshirts and light jackets are required during the Fall/winter months.
* No high heels or open-toed sandals are allowed in the warehouse.
* We will provide latex gloves however anyone allergic to latex is encouraged to bring their own work gloves.

PARKING: Parking is available in the parking lot in front of the building.

OTHER DETAILS:
* Photography is allowed everywhere in the facility.
* Remember, there is no secure place for your valuables. Please travel light or place your valuables locked in the trunk of your car.
* Smoking is not permitted on the premises.

DIRECTIONS:
From the North or West of Richmond
Take I-64 East or I-95 South to Exit # 78/ Boulevard. Make a right at the bottom of the ramp.
Make a left at the first stop light onto Robin Hood Road. Go to the first stop light and take a right onto Hermitage
Road.
Follow Hermitage Road approximately half a mile. The Salvation Army will be on your left. Make a left at the
Salvation Army onto Rhoadmiller Street. 1601 Rhoadmiller Street is the building with the “Harry & Jeanette
Weinstein” sign above the door. (Before you reach Feed More’s Community Kitchen and main administrative
building).

From the South or East of Richmond
Take I-64 West or I-95 North to Exit # 78/ Boulevard. Make a left at the bottom of the ramp onto Hermitage Road.
Follow Hermitage Road about three quarters of a mile. The Salvation Army will be on your left. Make a left at
the Salvation Army onto Rhoadmiller Street. 1601 Rhoadmiller Street is the building with the “Harry & Jeanette
Weinstein” sign above the door. (Before you reach Feed More’s Community Kitchen and main administrative
building).

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