• Monday, Jun 10, 2019 -
    Friday, Jun 14, 2019

    Various Times
  • Multiple Sites

    Various Locations

Event Details

Register to volunteer with United Way of Greater Atlanta during our annual Silence the Growl® Food Insecurity Week!

More than 350,000 children are at risk of going without one or more meals everyday this summer. In partnership with agencies all over Greater Atlanta, volunteers will participate in service opportunities that educate them on food scarcity in their communities and the collaborative work agencies are doing to address hunger over the summer.

Don’t miss the variety of projects that include assisting at food pantries, meal packing, and working in community gardens!

 

MONDAY, JUNE 10
Atlanta Community Food Bank’s Ormewood Park
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
800 United Ave. SE | Atlanta, GA 30316
Volunteers will partner with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to maintenance Ormewood Park’s community garden – activities may include weeding, spreading mulch, harvesting summer crops, watering and turning compost.
REGISTER HERE

Gateway Center
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
275 Pryor St., SW | Atlanta, GA 30303
Volunteers will be planning for an afternoon of activities that include – ice cream, pizza and tons of fun to encourage and support over 100 homeless individuals transitioning through and/or currently experiencing homelessness.
REGISTER HERE

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 11
Salvation Army’s Peachcrest Corps
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
3500 Sherrydale Ln. | Decatur, GA 30032
Volunteers at the Salvation Army’s Peachcrest Corps location will work together to pack 200 SnackPacks to donate to the students at their Boys & Girls Club!
REGISTER HERE


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
Atlanta Community Food Bank Product Rescue Center
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW | Atlanta, GA 30318
Volunteers at the Product Rescue Center will sort, organize and pack recently donated food and personal care products for distribution to over 600 local partner agencies.
REGISTER HERE

Open Hand Atlanta
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
181 Armour Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30324
Volunteers will partner with Open Hand Atlanta to pack meals by portioning food into individual containers and creating snack bags from their packing assembly line.
REGISTER HERE


THURSDAY, JUNE 13
Atlanta Community Food Bank’s Ormewood Park
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
800 United Ave. SE | Atlanta, GA 30316
Volunteers will partner with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to maintenance Ormewood Park’s community garden – activities may include weeding, spreading mulch, harvesting summer crops, watering and turning compost.
REGISTER HERE

Georgia Food & Resource Center
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
470 Steele Dr. | Hampton, GA 30228
Volunteers will help with a variety of activities at the food bank resource center and assist with a weekly community distribution of donations.
REGISTER HERE

Must Ministries
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
1280 Field Parkway | Marietta, GA
Volunteers at Must Ministries will sort food donations and preparing food items for distribution through their pantry. Volunteers may also prepare clothing items for sale in the thrift store or to be distributed to the clothing closets, as well as sorting miscellaneous household items like toiletries and linens to be distributed through their supportive housing program.
REGISTER HERE

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 14
SnackPack Finale
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
63 Auburn Ave. | Atlanta, GA 30303
Join United Way to close out a week of volunteer opportunities that raise awareness on food scarcity in our community and its solutions in partnership with nonprofits all over Greater Atlanta. On June 14th, we will be creating 400 SnackPacks to donate to those who need it most. Register below to the join the fun and help us combat summer hunger!
REGISTER HERE

If you have any questions, please contact bphouangphet@unitedwayatlanta.org.