Golden Harvest Food Bank Emergency November 2020

Dear Aiken High School Rotary Interact Club Heroes,

We just received an email from the Golden Harvest Food Bank. I have copied it below. If you can help, you should probably contact Ms. Maylay directly.

Thank you,

               

AIKEN VOLUNTEER NEED: FRIDAY 11/201AM Ann Malay <amalay@goldenharvest.org>Thu 11/19/2020 2:01 PM

Hi Aiken Friends and Community Partners!

Golden Harvest Food Bank has a very last minute volunteer need on Friday 11/20 at our Aiken warehouse. Due to inventory levels, space available for this inventory and delivery requirements these boxes need to be packed asap on Friday 11/20.
Please feel free to forward this message and thank you in advance for your help!


Volunteer Project: Packing and preparing food boxes for seniors
6 volunteers needed on Friday 11/20 for each three-hour shift
Shift #1: 9:00am-12:00pm
Shift #2: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Program Mission:
Golden Harvest Food Bank provides at-risk seniors living on a fixed income with a free 18-20 pound box of groceries each month.
These senior food boxes are carefully prepared and packaged with the help of volunteers only at our Aiken warehouse.

Location: GHFB Aiken warehouse
Address: 81 Capital Drive in Aiken, This is located near the intersection of East Pine Log and Banks Mill Road
Volunteer Supervisors: Grace Renken and Ed Chavis

Volunteer Requirements:
Volunteers should be at least 13 years old, comfortable standing for 3 hours, using box cutters, tape guns and comfortable lifting 10 pounds repeatedly.
Volunteers are required to wear a face mask during their entire shift and sign the attached waiver upon arrival.
Please dress in comfortable, casual clothes that can get dirty/sweaty and comfortable shoes for standing.
CLOSED TOED shoes are required for safety when working in the warehouse. No sandals or flip flops please. 

Copy/Paste this link into your web browser to see photos/videos of volunteers packing food boxes:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/N5bT9CTRi32MXxbm9

YouTube Video GHFB Feeding Seniors:
https://youtu.be/sUMuoToSQDg

VOLUNTEER SCHEDULINGDue to this last minute need, volunteers can email amalay@goldenharvest.org directly to sign up for this project with the subject line “Aiken volunteer for Friday 11/20.”

Registered GHFB volunteers can self-schedule online by logging in here:
https://www.volgistics.com/ex2/vicnet.dll?FROM=18191

New volunteers (groups and individuals) can register for access to our volunteer calendar here:
https://goldenharvest.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/

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