Drive-Thru Food Distribution Event in El Monte
The County of Los Angeles is committed to feeding our most vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are mobilizing public agencies, nonprofits, and importantly, the volunteer community to provide meals to anyone in need during the long months to come.
Mission Description: The Los Angeles County Emergency Food Security Branch is holding a drive-thru food distribution event in El Monte. Your volunteer efforts will provide desperately needed hunger relief to at least 1500 vulnerable families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic crisis.
Mission Date and Time: July 15th, from 7AM - 3PM
Mission Location and Parking: 4024 Durfee, El Monte, 91732. Street parking is available.
Onsite Contact: Joyce Gibson
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Volunteers will assist with a variety of activities to support the event, including:
- Event Setup
- Traffic Control
- Placing Boxes (15-36 lbs.) into Vehicles
- Clean Up
Requirements: Volunteers must be healthy, able to lift 36 lbs. boxes of food and stand for several hours. Volunteers must also be over the age of 18.
Dress Code: Volunteers should dress casually, e.g., jeans and a t-shirt. Shoes should be comfortable and supportive flats with a closed toe, e.g., tennis shoes. We recommend that you bring a hat and sunscreen, as the day may be warm.
Additional Details: Volunteers will be provided PPE, water, and lunch. Social distancing will be practiced.
All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety
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