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Cooking & Grocery Packing

Next date is Monday, November 18th, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (ET)


PositionsNo spots remaining - Waitlist only
Registration Opens21 days before each start date
Registration ClosesAny time before each start date or when space runs out.
Age LimitTeens & Older

Using surplus food collected from grocery stores and farmer's markets, volunteers will prepare family-style meal kits and grocery bags for older adult families in our kitchen space at Talmage Terrace-Lanier Gardens. UGA students and community members of all culinary backgrounds are welcome! Volunteers will be given a brief food safety and kitchen training before they begin. 

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Requirement Details
Long pants, close-toed shoes, and shirts with sleeves are required. Please bring a baseball hat if you do not wish to wear a hairnet.
PerksLearn and new cooking skills while feeding food insecure seniors in your community, meet awesome people, and of course, taste-testing!
Parking DetailsPark in Talmage Terrace's main parking lot and walk into the lobby. If this is your first shift, ask the staff member at the lobby front desk how to find the kitchen, and if you are a returner, go straight to the kitchen.
CausesChildren & Youth Community Environment Food Insecurity, Hunger Nutrition Older Adults Poverty & Basic Needs Sustainability
SkillsFood Drives Soup Kitchens Nutrition Moving Help w/People Food Distribution Food Preparation

Location: Talmage Terrace-Lanier Gardens Senior Living Community, 801 Riverhill Drive, Athens, GA 30606

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