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Would you like to help feed hungry children?

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Would you like to help feed hungry children?
Date Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2015
Organization Name: The Children's Foundation of Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin- Food & Friends program.
Organization Contact: Brenda Walsh
519-826-9551
brenda@childrensfoundation.org
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: How do you feel when you are hungry?

Think about how you feel when you have missed breakfast and have to go about your day on an empty stomach. Currently over 2000 students in Dufferin are currently going to school hungry. Food and Friends helps to feed hungry children.

The Children's Foundation of Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin has had to pivot during COVID to ensure children and youth are not arriveing at school without the proper nutrition to allow them to focus in class.
We have a new opportunities that will allow you to support these children by getting involved with Food & Friend at Home.

This new initiative involves having volunteer drivers attend the Orangeville Foodbank and pick up Food Packages that we will then deliver to these children at home. This is a 0 contact delivery and we have put many procedures in place to ensure that our volunteers are being kept safe.


Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link: http://www.childrensfoundation.org/food-and-friends
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: We are currently looking for Volunteer Drivers. The driver will attend the Orangeville Foodbank every other Tuesday between 4-6:00pm and pick up food packages that will be delivered to children who are in need.
Sample Tasks: You can do these deliveries on your own, or you can take a friend. This is a great opportunity for high school students to get community service hours, on their own, or while riding along with a parent.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
Seasonal: Winter Months Only
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: Yes
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Monday, June 30, 2025
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Driving / Transportation
Skills / Experience: We are looking for friendly faces who are excited about supporting their own community.
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