Hunger Awareness Day
Friday, June 1st
7 AM to 7 PM
1 Day. 1 Dollar. 1 Big Challenge to Feed the Hungry.
We are seeking site managers and volunteer teams for our largest fundraiser of the year - Hunger Awareness Day! As a site leader your agency will earn 50% food credit of the money your site brings in. Your responsibility would be the following:
- Recruiting volunteers and making sure the entire day is covered. It is a long day so please be sure to break the day up into manageable shifts.
- Follow strict money handling procedures at all times. Specific procedures will be given at a different date.
- Provide necessary materials you think your site will need for the day such as: tables, chairs, pop-up tents, pens, tape, water, snacks, etc.
The Food Bank will provide all marketing and promotions materials. We will be working with local media to promote and make the campaign a huge success.
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Teens at Work Atascadero is teaching teens leadership, responsibility and job skills through real hands on work experience. A project of the Central Coast LINK, Teens at Work is in its 5th year and now operates a recycling program and offers tutoring services for a local elementary school. They also produce Teen Crafted products, which are sold at events, local businesses and online at Etsy.
Teens at Work partners with the SLO County Food Bank to provide after school snacks for employees and food to take home to their families. Additionally, they partner with the Food Bank to provide holiday turkeys and hams for hundreds of families served by LINK family advocates in SLO County.