Did you know in 2014, more than 3,000 volunteers donated over 52,650 volunteer hours for the food bank? According to the independent sector, the current national average value of a volunteer hour is $22.55. Making the value of Harry Chapin Food Banks volunteer’s donation worth more than 1.18 million dollars! We are so grateful.
Volunteers are needed for these upcoming special events. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Tanya Phillips, volunteer manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (239) 334-7007 extension 141.
#1: Help out at the Twins February Open House - Sunday, February 22, 2015
Help us accept incoming donations at the Twins Open House, at the CenturyLink Stadium (14100 Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912).
#2: Help out at the Twins March Open House - Sunday, March 1, 2015
Help us accept incoming donations at the Twins Open House, at the CenturyLink Stadium, (14100 Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912).
Volunteer shifts are 8:30 am to 12 noon and 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.
#3: Help out at the Lee County Fair - Monday, March 2, 2015
Harry Chapin Food Bank night at the Lee County Fair, at the Lee County Civic Center, (11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers, FL 33917)
Help us accept incoming donations by customers that can bring in three cans of food in exchange for free admission into the fair. In addition to the rides, food and exhibits there will be contests for swine showmanship, goat agility and a children’s talent contest taking place this evening. This is the only day where admission is free with a donation, so it should be a busy night for volunteers! Last year attendees donated a total of 7,969 pounds of food (which was up almost 1,000 pounds more than 2013).
Volunteer shifts are 4:30 to 7 pm and 6:30 to 9 pm.
#4: We need YOU for the 2015 Letter Carrier's Food Drive - Saturday, May 9, 2015
Save the date for the National Letter Carrier’s Annual Food Drive. It is our largest food drive of the year! More information to come!
If you would like to volunteer, please contact Tanya Phillips, volunteer manager, at email@example.com or call 239-334-7007 extension 141.