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Food Prep. and Distribution - Shift II


Food Prep. and Distribution - Shift II

The COPO Halal Food Pantry has seen a massive increase in clients due to COVID-19. They require volunteers for shifts on Thursday and Friday. On Thursdays, volunteers will support handling our delivery of fresh produce, non perishable, and frozen items. Some heavy lifting is required. Additionally, volunteers will assist with preparation for distribution. This includes bagging produce and packing bags of non perishable goods for various family sizes. On Fridays, volunteers will continue with any needed preparation and then assist with serving each client. There are four shifts per week. A Halal Breakfast and lunch will be included for volunteers
Thursday Shift I 9-1pm, Shift II 1-5pm
Friday Shift I 9-1pm, Shift II 1-5pm

Team Leader Needed


Council of Peoples Organization (COPO)’s mission is to assist low income immigrant families, particularly South Asians and Muslims, to reach their full potential as residents of New York City. COPO empowers marginalized communities to advocate for their rights and understand their responsibilities as Americans. It helps to build community relations between Muslim and non-Muslim community groups. It works to establish and maintain positive connections between the communities and various government agencies.