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Heavy Lifters Needed!

 

Heavy Lifters Needed!

Working as part of a team, unload some of the thousands of pounds of produce and dry goods distributed to families served by the pantry. You’ll be lifting heavy boxes and bags of fruits and vegetables, up to 50 lbs, and using hand trucks outdoors in all weather conditions.

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Established in 1980, New York Common Pantry (NYCP) (formerly Yorkville Common Pantry) is one of the largest single-site community-based food pantries in New York City. Every year, NYCP provides over 600,000 meals to individuals and families throughout its neighborhood of East Harlem and the Upper East Side. NYCP strives to promote the dignity and self-sufficiency of homeless individuals. In addition to meeting its clients’ basic needs, NYCP offers counseling, medical care, nutrition education, and other services to achieve this mission.