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Ready to Help Fight Hunger?

Help Us Bring Fresh Food To Those In Need

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

Fresh Truck mobile markets are held in 19 different weekly locations around the city of Boston. All of our market locations can be found in the events on our volunteer calendar: https://www.aboutfresh.org/fresh-truck/#volunteer

WHEN

Fresh Truck mobile markets happen every week, Mon-Sat, at the same time and locations.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

None

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

The mission of our mobile market program is to bring the quality fresh food shopping experience closer to the people that need it most. We know that access to fresh food is a vital factor in improving community health and strengthening the lives of others.

DESCRIPTION

Fresh Truck mobile markets are a food justice program designed to use reimagined vehicles to increase access to fresh food in traditionally marginalized communities. During these weekly mobile markets, Fresh Truck staff and volunteers set up to run a dignified shopping experience for communities to have the option of selecting from a variety of quality fruits and vegetables at affordable prices!


ITEMS NEEDED

  • Bring a water bottle
  • Dress in comfortable clothing. The activities are very active.
  • Keep the weather in mind before leaving the house. Fresh Truck operates regardless of weather interference, and the truck is not heated nor air-conditioned.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

The minimum age to volunteer is 16.


NEXT STEPS

To get started, interested volunteers MUST sign up by visiting our volunteer calendar (https://www.aboutfresh.org/fresh-truck/#volunteer) and selecting the day, time, and location of the market you would like to volunteer at!

Individuals, families, or groups are all welcomed to sign up to volunteer. When signing up to volunteer as a group please indicate the number of volunteers in your group.


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Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
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  1. After signing up through our website you will receive a confirmation email containing additional information.
  2. On the day of your volunteer shift head to the location of the mobile market listed in the confirmation email to meet the Fresh Truck staff and volunteers on site.
  3. Upon greeting, introduce yourself as a volunteer and the Fresh Truck staff will explain the different roles and responsibilities for the market.
  4. Be sure to let us know this activity came from PGK.
  5. Kindly fill out this PGK impact form when you’ve completed the activity.
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