Volunteer

Fair Food Market

www.fairfoodphilly.org

Fair Food Market, located in the Reading Terminal looks for volunteers for the market. Please visit their website and contact Nate Hopkins who coordinates volunteers.

Greensgrow Farm

www.greensgrow.org

Greensgrow Farm is a nationally recognized urban farm with a nursery, market, and gardens and accepts volunteers on a limited basis. If you are interested in volunteering, you must attend a new volunteer orientation session. Please click here to search their calendar for the next volunteer orientation session.


Sunday Suppers supports families in making lasting behavior change in the way they purchase, prepare and share healthy food. The organizing vehicle for making this happen is the family meal. Sunday Suppers bridges the gap between food resources and the kitchen table by helping families find resources for affordable fresh food, learn healthy cooking skills, and get the basic kitchen items to cook and share food. They have lots of volunteer opportunities so click here to contact them.


Community Partnership School & the Vetri Foundation

www.cpsphilly.org
www.vetrifoundation.org

Community Partnership School, a unique independent school founded in 2006 by Germantown Academy and Project H.O.M.E. to serve low-income families in North Philly, is partnering with the Vetri Foundation to revolutionize the School Lunch Program! The Vetri Eatiquette Program is a weekly family-style lunch that incorporates fresh, healthy food and nutrition education for children. Volunteers are needed on Thursdays and Fridays to help with food prep, helping students set tables and serve their peers, and cleanup. Lunch is provided for Friday volunteers! Please contact Heather Lewis at (646)-721-8412 or heatherkmlewis@gmail.com.


Urban Nutrition Initiative

www.urbannutrition.org

The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) works to improve community nutrition and health in Philadelphia, a major component of the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships’ university-assisted community schools (UACS) program by developing and implementing a comprehensive set of activities in specified neighborhoods. Visit their website to learn about the many programs that they are currently working in High Schools in our area. If you would like to volunteer in one of their programs, please contact Toby Martinez at 215-898-1600 or milanamartinez@gmail.com


Klein JCC

www.kleinjcc.org

RSVP/Philadelphia at the Klein JCC offers two special programs called Cook for a Friend & Grow for a Friend. Cook for a Friend provides meals made according to Jewish dietary customs for homebound seniors of Philadelphia (aka Kosher Meals on Wheels). Grow for a Friend networks local farms and urban gardens to grow vegetables for the Cook for a Friend program, enhancing nutrition and expanding seniors access to fresh, seasonable produce.

They have a Hoop House on-site, and are always in need of volunteers to help maintain the beds, harvest vegetables, weed, water, etc. Ideally, they are looking for a few individuals to take ownership of the hoop house, or multiple groups to visit and work weekly to biweekly between March through November.

If you would like to volunteer please contact John Eskate at jeskate@kleinjcc.org

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