Help With Weekly Food Pantry Distribution In West Humbolt Park, West Side

Help with weekly food pantry distribution in West Humbolt Park, west side
Feb 27

Help With Weekly Food Pantry Distribution In West Humbolt Park, West Side

Come help support a food pantry in West Humbolt Park, with Mission of Our Lady of the Angels. In response to COVID-19, the nuns at this mission have seen a triple increase in food needs and hunger from the community (they are currently helping 600 families a week). This is a safe, outdoor, socially-distanced food distributions. Volunteers will help setup tables and food and pass them out to our friendly and grateful neighbors who may be going through a hard time during this pandemic. You can make a difference in their lives by sharing some hope and kindness with them. Volunteers are needed starting at 7:30 am. The first 2 hours are the busiest with positioning the food and tables. If you cannot make the full project time, coming late or leaving early is still helpful, just leave a message below to let us know if you have to adjust your shift time. Please help with clean up and break down, recycling after the event. While the nuns at this mission are of Catholic faith, they serve families of all faiths in the community and you do not need to be Catholic to volunteer and help. You should come with an open mind and attitude of respect and tolerance. During the pandemic response, additional rules are implemented for everybody's safety: Volunteers must be between the ages of 18 and 65 You cannot work in healthcare or live with someone who works in healthcare (we are praying for all healthcare workers but need to keep the pantry safe!) It must be at least 14 days since you’ve attended a protest You don’t think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 otherwise Bring your own mask You MUST RSVP to [hidden]. Volunteers who do not RSVP will not be allowed to volunteer. **** IMPORTANT ****** This is a COVID-!9 response to help the community. All safety protocols must be followed to ensure everybody's safety. Only sign up if you can answer NO to all the following questions: Have you experienced any flu or cold like symptoms in the last 14 days? Have you traveled to any high risk states on Chicago's quarantine list in the last 2 weeks? [hidden] Have you been in contact with anybody that is tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days or exhibit COVID-19 symptoms? Have you been tested positive COVID-19, suspect or know you have the virus in the last 30 days? Do you have a fever over 100 degrees now? Do you have a dry cough now? Do you have any other reasons to think you are sick or may be infected with COVID-19? **** IMPORTANT ****** If you answer yes to any of the questions, I respectfully ask you to stay home and attend to your own care and follow CDC's guidelines for self quarantine and speak to a doctor to see if you need to get tested. Your healthy and safety is the highest priority. If you answer no to all the questions above, then we would love to have your help, as hundreds of family are in need of food in the neighborhood. Time: every Tuesday morning from 7:30 am to Noon Location: Mission of Our Lady of the Angels (school building) 3814 W. Iowa St., Chicago, IL 60651 Google map link: [hidden] Some free street parking in surrounding residential streets. Near CTA bus routes. About the organizations: The Mission of Our Lady of the Angels establishes a Catholic presence in the West Humboldt Park area on Chicago’s west side. This area is presently one of the poorest neighborhoods in the City of Chicago. The purpose of the Mission is twofold: to assist the materially poor and to share the treasure of our Catholic Faith. ASSISTANCE TO THE MATERIALLY POOR INCLUDES: Food Pantries, Distribution of Clothing/ Household Goods, Emergency Assistance Afterschool Programming Senior Citizens' Programming- Community Dinners Special Holiday Events For more information: please visit: [hidden] More Info below.

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where: Mission Our Lady of The Angels, 3814 W. Iowa Street, Chicago , il map
when: February 27 @ 7:30am - 12pm
price: Free



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