Houston Collection of Service Event

What: Houston Foodbank

When: Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 8 a.m. - Noon

Where: 535 Portwall Street, Houston, TX  77029

Event Description:  Houston volunteers will be working in the warehouse of the Houston Foodbank:  Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
 
There are 25 spots open for the Swarthmore group, including five children over the age of 6.  If you have questions, please contact Connection Chair Curtis Trimble '96 at ctrimble@ghsecurities.com. Make sure that you RSVP below if you plan to attend as Curtis will need to update the warehouse on our number of volunteers a week prior to our April 12th date. For those unfamiliar with the Foodbank and/or its mission, you can find more information here: http://houstonfoodbank.org/.  Volunteer activities in the warehouse include cleaning and sorting received foodstuffs and repacking items for distribution.

Dress Code: Closed-toe shoes, long pants (preferred), t-shirt.
 
In order to volunteer at the Foodbank warehouse, each individual needs to register with the Foodbank.  You may do so by clicking the following link and then following the "new user" prompt: http://goo.gl/9yw9uJ  

The Houston Foodbank warehouse is located about 7.5 miles east of downtown at 535 Portwall St., Houston, TX  77029: http://goo.gl/d72E7w

Age: Children as young as age 6 are welcome. For safety, please provide 1 adult to supervise every 2 children under age 8. For children age 8 and up, please provide 1 adult for every 10 kids.
 
For those interested in donating to the Foodbank, here is some additional information on methods and items most in need: http://houstonfoodbank.org/donate/.

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