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Ready to Help Fight Hunger?

Pack Food for our Just Eats Grocery Box Program

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

59 Inner Belt Road, Somerville MA

WHEN

Must have availability on either Mondays, (12-2:30pm) Tuesdays/Wednesdays (9-11:30am or 12:30-3:00pm).

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Our Just Eats Grocery Box Program provides healthy food to over 3,000 Boston area families and individuals each week!

As an ever-evolving program, Just Eats is always striving to better understand how to serve community groups in addressing and meeting their needs. Now requiring over 65 volunteers each week to help pack boxes, the Just Eats program volunteers have packed over 78,260 boxes full of nutritious food for distribution to communities in the Greater Boston area since February 2021.

DESCRIPTION

Volunteers are needed to help pack boxes of produce & dry goods in an assembly-line style as part of our Just Eats Grocery Box Program. These grocery boxes are distributed to Food Pantries, Housing Sites, Schools in different parts of MA.


ITEMS NEEDED

Transportation to packing site, and ability to follow easy instructions.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to lift 30 pound boxes.


NEXT STEPS

Please complete and submit the volunteer form and a member of our staff will get back to you. Click on VIEW INSTRUCTIONS below for details. 


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  1. Please complete and submit the volunteer form. Let us know that you found this service activity through PGK. Onboarding occurs within a month of filling out the volunteer form on the Food For Free website.
  2. Our Volunteer Manager will reach out to schedule an orientation call after reviewing your application and looking at our program needs. 
  3. All volunteers must go through this mandatory “onboarding call” before volunteering in person.
  4. You will receive the rest of your volunteer training on-site at the program.
  5. Kindly fill out this PGK impact form when you’ve completed the activity.
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