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January 29 @ 12:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Catholic Charities offers hope and help to people in crisis. Now with a generous donation, we are offering support for furloughed government contractors and employees.
Volunteers will work with CC-DC staff to distribute funds, SHARE packages, hot meals, and hope to furloughed federal contractors and federal employees to help make ends meet as a result of the federal government shutdown.
Tuesday, January 29: Catholic Charities Mona Center, 5859 Allentown Way, Temple Hills, MD 20748
Volunteer tasks include:
- Greet people as they arrive
- Explain the assistance available and the process, maintain the line
- Distribute SHARE grocery packages
- Conduct a brief in-take interview, record information (such as bills to be paid), enter data in a spreadsheet
- Serve hot meals to people who want them
- Direct traffic
Volunteers suitable for this activity are:
- Kind, friendly adults
- Crowd control experience welcome
- Able to follow directions and contribute positive energy to a less than perfect process
- Able to stand/work on their feet and or work outside for a few hours
- Able to lift ~30lbs
- Able to conduct a simple interview, read and assess information, help people make decisions about using limited resources
- Competent at entering accurate data in a spreadsheet