Just a few updates this week....
The Garden (here onsite) will NOT have Sunday work hours on March 27 (due to rain in the forecast or April 3 (Easter Sunday). The Garden Crew will resume Sundays on April 10.
The Place Hours-Easter and Spring Break
We are open regular hours for Easter and Spring Break (and beyond)
If you are going to be out, please let your area manager know. :-)
Here are their emails if prefer to send them an email
Val@theplaceofforsyth.org Food Distribution
Phillip@theplaceofforsyth.org Food Inventory/Warehouse
Colette@theplaceofforsyth.org Thrift Store
Volunteer Need: Cardboard Breakdown
Val, in food distribution, would LOVE to have a volunteer come in on Thursdays, 11.30am to 1.30pm to break down boxes and pick up the traffic cones. If you enjoy breaking down boxes, this is a fun job. If you know of a teen who needs volunteer hours for school, church, clubs, etc, please let them know about this job. They can work by themselves and be a tremendous help to our operations.
Breaking Down Cardboard Boxes
Click here to sign up. Bring a friend and work on on this project together!!
Computer Help on Food Distribution Days
Come join the Food Distribution team by helping enter client information into our database as they check in for weekly groceries. Plenty of social distancing (in an office by yourself with a big window) yet near the front door to still see people.
We are looking for someone to work 2 (or more) days per month. We will train you and stay with you until you feel comfortable with the computer.
Please email Dana@theplaceofforsyth.org
New Warehouse-- 4465 Martin Road Cumming
Phil, Food Inventory Coordinator, and his crew, are working on getting the final pieces into place at our new warehouse.
For now...if you work with Phil, please continue to come to The Place (on Antioch Rd) until we are ready to start operations at The Place Warehouse.
Food will continue to be distributed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at The Place. (on Antioch Rd)
Donations will still be dropped off at The Place (Antioch Rd).
I am working on an area just for volunteers, in the (old) Activities Room--the room to the left of the receptionist desk. You may have noticed the "Cozy Corner" in the thrift store donations area--soon we will have another one for our volunteers.
We will have the ipad for check in/out, comfy chairs, table and a place to put your personal items. A communications board will also be in there. Right now, I am "shopping" in our thrift store for the perfect pieces. :-)
Link to All Sign Ups
Here is the link to all of our sign ups. Please have a look around at our opportunities.
Volunteer with a friend! We love it when friends come to volunteer together.