Food Bank of Lincoln

Agency
Agency name: 
Food Bank of Lincoln
Address: 
4840 Doris Bair Circle Suite A
City: 
Lincoln
State: 
Nebraska
Zip: 
68504
Phone: 
402-466-8170
Mission: 

To alleviate hunger through public education and the collection and distribution of donated food and household products to charities which feed hungry people in southeast Nebraska. Through our SNAP Outreach Program we are helping individuals and families get food assistance via food stamps (currently known as SNAP _ Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program). Our goal is to partner with community agencies to be able to reach out to those in need and help them fill out the application and offer follow-up as needed.

Contact
Contact name: 
Cheri Lawrence
Phone: 
402-466-8170
Available projects
Projects: 

Picking up donated food, Sorting, stocking, and repacking food, Delivering promotional supplies, Preparing mailings, Working at special events, Telephone follow-up, Working at the LPS Emergency Pantry We are currently working on our schedule of events; you could be assigned to a specific event or you can volunteer for a specific number of hours at a designated site. You decide what works best for you and we will make sure your time and effort are maximized. For more information, contact Mary Arter at marter@lincolnfoodbank.org or 402-466-8170 ext. 104

Participate in the Feeding America Hunger Study - April-August 2013, travel throughout southeast Nebraska to meet with clients and administer a survey at our partner agencies. Qualifications - Work well with individuals from diverse background, computer skills, dependable, good communication skills. Single training session required.

Preferred qualifications: 
lift (20-30 lbs.) may be involved in some activities, closed toe shoes,
Length of commitment: 
as needed
Minimum/maximum number of volunteers: 
Max = 6 per shift
Hours/days per week: 
9-4 M-F
Training orientation: 
required, provided