Tuesday Meal Services

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90005

Date: 5/19/2020 Spots Remaining: 2000


Quick Overview: Take away meals at St. James Church on Tuesdays, 11:30 am - 3 pm. Volunteers arrive by 11:30 am, prepare and package donated food for take away. Volunteers will be provided PPE.

Mission or Broader Program Description: We provide takeaway lunches for our unhoused and underhoused neighbors. It's hard to overstate the importance of a well-rounded, healthy meal! 

Impact: Your volunteer efforts help us provide our neighbors with neccessary services, first and foremost, helping ease any food insecuirty. 

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Volunteers will arrive at 11:30am and help set up the preparation station, the food will arrive by 12pm, and volunteers will help package/distribute it. General duties include packing lunches, packaging hot foods, and light clean up work.

Requirements: We ask that you:

  • Not attend if you are over 65 years of age
  • Not attend if you are feeling sick or ill in anyway
  • Keep a 6 foot distance from everyone at ALL TIMES
  • If you need to hand someone an item, please set it down first, step back 6 ft, and allow them to pick it up
  • Wear a face mask at all times (some are available if you do not have your own)
  • Wear gloves when handling food (provided)
  • Do not touch your face even when wearing a mask, especially when wearing gloves
  • Wash your hands at least every thirty minutes.

Shifts are from 11:30-3pm, but are subject to change based on food delivery scheules. 

Masks will be avaiblible if you do not have your own, and gloves will be provided. Please be sure to weat closed toe shoes!

Accessibility: Distribution will include utlizing stairs and some light lifting.

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Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Hunger & Homelessness
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