Feeding South Florida® to Host Annual Hunger Action Month 24-Hour Sort-a-Thon on Sept. 9 and 10; Volunteers Needed


As part of Hunger Action Month, Feeding America®’s nationwide initiative, Feeding South Florida®, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization in the South Florida region, is hosting a 24-hour Sort-a-Thon at its main warehouse. Volunteers — 100 maximum per shift — will sort donated food during eight shifts. Individuals and groups are welcome. There is also a kids’ shift (ages 5+ with parent supervision).

Hunger Action Month is designed to raise awareness about the issue of hunger in America. Throughout the month, Feeding South Florida will present a variety of events and activities to encourage South Florida residents to get involved in hunger relief efforts.

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016–Saturday, Sept. 10

Friday, Sept. 9
Shift 1:  1–3:30 p.m.
Kids’ Shift: 4–6 p.m.
Shift 2:  4–6:30 p.m.
Shift 3:  7–9:30 p.m.
Shift 4: 10–11:45 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 10
Shift 1:  1–3:30 a.m.
Shift 2: 4–6:30 a.m.
Shift 3: 7–9:30 a.m.
Shift 4: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Feeding South Florida Main Warehouse
2501 SW 32 Terrace
Pembroke Park, FL 33023

To register to volunteer, visit http://feedingsouthflorida.force.com/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0Cj0000008wiioEAA.

Please register prior to Sept. 7, 2016. Be sure to register early, as Sort-A-Thons are popular times to volunteer. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. Note: No children under the age of 12. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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