Saturday, April 15, 2023 8am to 12pm
About this Event
535 Portwall Street - Houston, TX 77029#houstoncanes
Calling all Houston ’Canes, families, students, and friends to join our annual ’Canes Day of Service at the Houston Food Bank where we will support projects such as inspecting, sorting, and repackaging donated food items for community distribution.
Please note that the Houston Food Bank requires all volunteers to register with them in advance to receive their own QR code.
Anyone registering for the Houston ’Canes' April 15 shift will be provided a separate Food Bank registration link via email.
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION
ABOUT THE HOUSTON FOOD BANK
The Houston Food Bank is the largest food bank in the United States in size and distribution. They serve a network of more than 1,600 community partners in 18 southeast Texas counties, including food pantries, soup kitchens, meal sites, and shelters. With their help, they were able to provide access to more than 150 million meals in FY 2022. In addition, they also provide programs and services aimed at helping families achieve long-term stability, including nutrition education, job training, health management, and help in securing state-funded assistance.
For more information, go to https://www.houstonfoodbank.org/
VOLUNTEERING WITH THE HOUSTON FOOD BANK
Volunteer support is critical to their mission of food for better lives! The Houston Food Bank utilizes volunteers six days a week at their main warehouse. Whether you come out as an individual or part of a group, they are certain you will have an enjoyable, positive experience.
All in-person events will be hosted in accordance with the latest CDC guidelines, local government regulations, and/or University guidelines, all subject to change due to the COVID pandemic.