Assist with Pick Up and Delivery of Food for Food Pantry









Initiative: Beyond the Basics

Impact area: Basic needs (food, clothing, housing)

Location(s): Hartford

Hours: Thursday mornings

Duration: Every other week, year-round

Desired level of commitment: Once per month 

Age requirement: 18

Tasks may include:

  • Riding along with food pantry staff/volunteers to pick up food donations
  • Lifting boxes of donated food
  • Loading boxes of donated food into vehicle
  • Unloading boxes of donated food at food pantry

In order to volunteer, you should be:

  • A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
  • Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
  • Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
  • Reliable
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs.

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.


Email Rosa McGuire, Urban Alliance's Volunteer Manager, at


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