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Volunteer for United Way Hunger Heroes Project
March 28, 2022
On Saturday, April 9th volunteers will gather to package 1,000 Kid-friendly meal packs for kids to have over spring vacation week. Meal packs will be distributed through by the Hunger Commission to school districts throughout Greater New Bedford.
Each meal pack will include: Cereal, fruit & applesauce cups, granola bars, peanut butter, jelly, mac & cheese, and other kid-friendly snacks like dried fruit, pretzels, and trail mix. Please no glass or family/value size containers.
How to Get Involved
Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks at Hunger Heroes. You must pre-register to volunteer. Registration fills up quickly so we recommend registering early. Once spots fill up, a cancellation list will be started. There are multiple shifts throughout the day, but we ask your group only register for 1 shift in order to allow for as many groups to participate as possible.
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