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What You’ll Do

  • Retail Donation Pickup: Transport items donated by stores and restaurants to a pantry for distribution. On average, each pickup fills 1-2 shopping carts.

  • Drive-Through Pantry Volunteer: Organize and move food items; place groceries on assigned tables and assist individuals and families as they drive through our food pantry.

  • Donation Stocking: Date check and organize shelves with donations.. 

  • Preparing Meal Kits and Emergency Food Boxes: Package food items into meal kits and emergency boxes for families.

  • Mobile Food Pantries: Help at mobile pantry locations by unloading food and providing it to IPM families.

  • Client Intake: Utilize computer database to check-in clients (special training is required).

  • Back-to-School Program: Register families, help them select school supplies and/or write notes for students.

  • Christmas Toy Store: Assist clients with selecting toys for their families.

  • Community Garden: Help plant and water IPM gardens at the Amelia pantry and in Newtown.

  • Office Help: Answer phones, retrieve voice mails and/or help with other projects.

Volunteer Opportunities