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Ready to Help Fight Hunger?

Help with the Heat-N-Eats Program

DURATION

1-2 hours

WHERE

225 Binney St, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

WHEN

Thursdays (5-7:30 pm) or Fridays (9-11:30 am) EST

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Transportation Needed

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Food For Free’s Heat-N-Eats Program uses rescued food from university and corporate dining halls and repackages it into balanced, healthy meals, each comprised of protein, starch, and vegetables. The very same mixed vegetables, brown rice, salmon, lasagna, or chicken that would have gone to compost are instead flash frozen, split up, and sealed into microwaveable meal trays. If not rescued by Food For Free, this fresh, wholesome food, bringing much-needed nutrition to those in need, would end up in landfills.

DESCRIPTION

You will repackage rescued food into about 150  meals each shift–  A fantastic opportunity to reduce food waste and hunger at the same time! 


ITEMS NEEDED


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

  1. To start volunteering with us, Food For Free requires that individuals create an account and attend a New Volunteer Orientation. The orientation session provides valuable information about Food For Free and our programs and how to get the most out of your volunteer experience.
  2. Update your profile if you have not. Use Volunteer Profile Link
  3. Sign up for shifts using this link or select "I am a current volunteer" on FFF's website volunteer page
  4. If you have not attended an onboarding/orientation call with our Volunteer Manager. You will get an email to connect with them before your first shift.
  5. If you have any questions or challenges signing up for shifts, please email us. 

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