Hello volunteers past, present and future! As the Food Bank Manager of Volunteer Services my job is to recruit volunteers. When my children were young my volunteering was mainly at school and with the teams the kids played on. Having a full time job made it difficult for me to find the time to help organizations like the Food Bank back then. Hunger Action Month is an opportunity for busy families and work groups to make a difference around their schedules.
You might be able to get your employer, school, social/service club, church group, etc. involved in Hunger Action Month and help spread the word. There are some wonderful ways to help. Please take a look at the 30 Ways in 30 Days calendar. This can be a great opportunity to have all ages involved. Can you write a poem or story about hunger and share it with friends, school, or family? Please send it to us so we can include it in our blog!
If you are looking for something to do this weekend consider Walnut Creek Family Fest. Don’t forget to bring a can of food and get a $1.00 off admission. Winterhawk Winery is also having an event on Sunday the 4th. Details of these and other upcoming events are on our events page. Everything you do can make a difference to those in need of help in our community. Hunger Action Month is a great opportunity to teach your children, family and friends ways they can make their community a better place. I hope that everyone reading this finds something that interests them and share it with others. You can really make a difference and the joy that will bring you is not measurable.