You Can Do This, Too!

May 21st, 2013 at 11:40 am

Can you picture yourself here? You can do what these people are doing. They are volunteers serving at the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas. You can volunteer at any of the 19 food banks in Texas. They need you! Just contact them and sign up.

Requirements for volunteering (based on North Texas Food Bank information):

  1. Be able to lift small boxes and cans.
  2. Be able to stand and/or walk for 2 to 2 ½ hours with occasional breaks.
  3. Wear closed-toed shoes while on the warehouse floor.
  4. Wear reasonably modest but comfortable and cool clothing, as the warehouse is not air-conditioned.
  5. Be at least 16 years of age. (Volunteers ages 10-15 may volunteer if accompanied by an adult with a ratio of 1 adult for every 5-7 children.)

Find your Texas Food Bank here.

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