Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Homeless, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender), Low-income communities, Military/Veterans, People with Disabilities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:16+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

2019 MLK Day Repack

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy by joining us for a Weekend of Service.

Over MLK Day Weekend, Food Bank For New York City will welcome volunteers to our Warehouse & Distribution Center in the Bronx, uniting in an effort to repack 50,000 pounds of donated food to be distributed to those in need across New York City.

Get ready to sort, pack, box, weigh, and label to get these much-needed food items out the door to fellow New Yorkers.

Large groups and families welcome. Choose one or more shifts throughout the weekend:

SATURDAY, January 19th:
Morning Shift: 10:00am-12:30pm
Afternoon Shift: 1:30pm-4:00pm

MONDAY, January 21st (MLK Day):
Morning Shift: 10:00am-12:30pm
Afternoon Shift: 1:30pm-4:00pm

Some important notes:

-- Volunteers age 5 and up welcome (1 adult chaperone required per 5 youth volunteers under 16).
-- Please wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and refrain from wearing jewelry that may slip off while working.
-- This project will take place at our Warehouse at 355 Food Center Drive in Hunts Point, The Bronx.
--While the project is indoors, some areas of our Warehouse are not temperature-controlled. Please bring layers to be most comfortable throughout your shift.
-- Lunch will be provided.

Questions? Email volunteer@foodbanknyc.org. We hope to see you on MLK Day Weekend!
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