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  • There’s A Whole Lot of Packing Going On in Collier County!

    Tags: Volunteers, Fresh Produce

    ...And we’re not just talking about the snowbirds packing to leave for the season.

    From corporate offices to churches and civic organizations, Harry Chapin Food Bank’s Naples warehouse has been the host site for many groups spending a couple of hours volunteering to pack produce -- all in the name of making sure our neighbors in need have fresh produce to eat and helping us continue our mission of Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope.

    For many years the goal in food distribution programs …

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  • Surprising Benefits to Volunteering - Pt 1

    Tags: Volunteers

    In 2013, more than 2,750 volunteers collectively provided almost 42,830 hours to the Harry Chapin Food Bank. It may be hard to find the time with our busy lives to volunteer but the benefits are enormous. Volunteering can help you find friends, learn new skills, advance your career, and reach out into the community. At the Food Bank there are many volunteer opportunities.

    One of the better-known benefits of volunteering is the impact on the community. Volunteers are often the glue that holds a …

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