Local Volunteer Opportunities
Help reduce hunger in our community
You can become active with local direct service agencies dealing with poverty, homelessness and hunger. Most of these agencies are always in need of help or donations and would appreciate any support you can offer. Just get in touch and schedule a time to help out.
Ann Arbor Hunger Coalition needs volunteers to help prepare meals four nights a week. Write Joan Scott 676 Ironwood, A2 48103.
Bryant Community Center distributes surplus food. Call 994-2722.
Brown AME Church can use canned goods for hunger meals, food bags and needs volunteers to deliver grocery bags. Call 482-7050.
Catholic Social Service can use volunteers and canned goods for its emergency food program. Volunteers are also needed to interview clients and provide referral Information. Call 662-4534
Food Gatherer collect food from food businesses that may be out of date but still edible. Volunteers are needed for pick-up and delivery of food. Call 761-2796.
Friends in Deed needs volunteers for making referrals, and providing housekeeping services for the disabled. Also donations of furniture and working appliances are needed. Call 484-4357.
Huron Harvest Food Bank needs volunteers to transport food from Detroit for use for local food providers. Call 971-6520.
Northside Community Center can use volunteers and canned goods tor emergency food distribution. Call 994-2985
Ozone House can use volunteers and canned goods for on-site programs. Call 662-2222.
Peace Neighborhood Center can use monetary donations for the six weekly meals for the needy they prepare. Call 662-3564.
S.A.F. E. House can use canned goods, baby food, paper products and donations for shelter and counseling of battered individuals and families. Call 973-0242.
St. Andrews Breakfast Program needs volunteers to help serve morning meals. Call 665-9588.
St. John Catholic Church needs volunteers to make shopping lists, do shopping and distribute food to shut-ins. Call 483-6378.
Salvation Army can use canned goods. cleaning supplies, paper products and volunteers for meal preparation. Call 668-8353 or 482-4700.
Second Baptist Church can use canned goods, paper products and volunteers to distribute groceries. Call 663-9369.
S.O.S. Crisis Center can use canned goods for emergency food distribution. Volunteers needed for counseling and referral. Call 485-8730.
Ypsilanti Hunger Coalition can use volunteers and canned goods for their weekly dinners. Call 482-1400. Ypsilanti Thrift Shop needs volunteers to work as clerks. Profits are used to help with clothing, food, and medical needs of those less fortunate. Call 483-4206
(compiled by Bob Krzewinski)