What is Community Action?
Community Action is a program designed to provide families with a temporary food supply when needed and to assist them in becoming more self-reliant. Volunteers are needed to sort canned goods, assemble food packages, help clients through the food pantry, and help the food bank staff prepare care packages.
We also help community members with their self-reliance classes and meetings through the Circles Initiative. This program helps families get out of poverty by providing classes and mentoring, care and mentoring for children during those meetings, and other services through its community teams. A more detailed explanation of the Circles Initiative can be found at its blog, communityactioncircles.blogspot.com. Circles is a special opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of people who need it, and they have several service options for people with different amounts of time and commitment. Ask our program directors about specific opportunities to get involved.
How do I get involved?
Regular hours for the food bank are Monday-Thursday 8-5pm or Friday 8-4pm.
If you would like to come with a group of more than five people during that time, please register here.
You also will need to register for a group to come between 6:30-8pm Monday-Thursday.
Read more at our Y-Serve blog!