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Sort out donated food for people in need in December

Sort out donated food for people in need in December

What?

Join the team of volunteers of the Bulgarian Food Bank who put in a few hours' work every Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 to 14:30 to help collect and sort out donated fruit, vegetables and packaged foods to support individuals and families in need.

Pick your available date(s) from the December volunteer calendar and confirm your presence with the organiser at least two days in advance, as the warehouse can accommodate a maximum of 12 volunteers at a time. The contact info is behind the "I will do it" button.

Organiser?

The Bulgarian Food Bank.

Why?

Every second Bulgarian lives at or below the poverty line. At the same time thousands of kilograms of food get wasted. Help prevent food waste and make it possible to feed a larger number of hungry people.

Where?

At the Bulgarian Food Bank warehouse in Sofia, Slatina-Bulgarplod Wholesale Market, 13 Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov Blvd, map.

Skills needed?

Deft hands and team play.

All volunteers must be in good health and should not have been in contact with anybody with a contagious disease in the past month (you sign a declaration on the premises, no medical documents required).

Equipment needed?

  • Comfy and warm clothes. The average temperature in the warehouse is 10°C.
  • Flat shoes suitable for outdoor work.
  • Provided on the premises are gloves, aprons and work vests.

Food?

The Bulgarian Food Bank will be happy to offer hot drinks and biscuits for a job well done.

Health risks?

The mission is not suitable for pregnant women and for elderly people who easily get tired by physical effort.

Age requirements?

Volunteers aged between 10 and 16 must always come with an adult companion. Volunteers aged between 16 and 18 must present a signed declaration of informed consent by a parent/guardian. Volunteers aged 65+ are among the most dear and invaluable helpers!

If the weather is bad?

Not a problem. Work is done indoors.

How do I take part?

Click the "I will do it button" and see how to sign up.

// photo courtesy of the organizer

Join in by 27 December 2016

The mission is from 7 December 2016 until 30 December 2016

Registration closed

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