Cocoa Packs Food Rescuer

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Food Rescue US

State: PA

Lindsay Drew
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Want to do something about hunger and food waste in your community? Food Rescue US makes it easy to volunteer on your own schedule!

Cocoa Packs provides supplemental food & other support to local children in need to enhance their overall physical and emotional well-being. Cocoa Packs Food Rescue is an extension program of Cocoa Packs, and collects fresh, edible food that would have otherwise gone to waste from restaurants, grocers, and other food establishments in our area to distribute to the children enrolled with Cocoa Packs.

Food rescuers pick-up excess food from local food donors, including grocery stores, restaurants, corporate dining facilities, and other food providers, and deliver it to Cocoa Packs providing for the food insecure. Rescuers use their own vehicles and select times that are convenient for them to pick-up and drop-off the excess food. Receivers help to prepare the rescued food for distribution during 2-3 hour shifts. The process is quick, simple, and incredibly rewarding. Interested in getting involved? Sign up at to start today and see a complete schedule of local food rescue opportunities.

Skill Desired: Project Management

Matching Interests: Family friendly, Requires Physical Ability (for example, lift 50 lbs.), Indoors, Outdoors, Emergency & Safety, Disaster Relief, Health & Wellness, Homeless & Housing, Hunger, Immigrants & Refugees, Poverty, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families, Women's Issues, Community, Computers & Technology, Environment, Children & Youth

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