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Volunteers Needed!

We are always in need of volunteers! We welcome your help in any capacity you are able.

Most of all, please come help on Saturdays, any time 10:00-6:00, to facilitate the food distribution at Edgewood Church.  

Saturday Volunteers:

10:00-12:00 -- set up: unload, sort, bag, organize food for presentation on our 24 food tables.

12:00-4:00 -- give food to attendees, consolidating as we go. Assist with check in/check out for Sponsors and Grab n Go and counting items. 

4:00-6:00 -- clean and pack up.

As a Volunteer on Saturday, you may take 4 food items for every hour that you work. We will give you a customer crate into which you can put your selected food items. All Volunteer crates are kept under our 3 center tables. 

 

Please come help for any amount of time that you can, even if it's only a couple of hours. Just show up any Saturday.  Freeganism takes time = man-hours! We need all the help that we can get. 

In addition to volunteering at Edgewood Church on Saturdays, please help in any other ways that you can.

We are a co-op, after all, a true commune! We need members not just showing up as sponsors on Saturdays to get food but also doing some of the other things that make this organization able to continue, such as:

-- NOTICE food being discarded, then call Pam 404.822.5685 so that she can arrange its rescue.
-- RESCUE food yourself (get your hands on food that somebody is discarding), then contact us to make arrangements for us to get that rescued food from you: we can come pick up the rescued food from you, or you can bring it to us if you prefer.
-- DRIVE your truck/trailer to help with food pick-ups during the week.
-- ORGANIZE an "expired food drive" to gather expired food items from your neighborhood or workplace.

-- DONATE supplies: recycled bags, recycled containers, takeout food containers, tote bins, bungee cords, a tarp, a gallon of bleach, etc.

-- DONATE money.
-- CONNECT us to organizations discarding food.

-- SEND food-waste/rescue links to us, for us to post on the page.

-- BRING NEWBIES to our Saturday food distribution: share with other people in Atlanta this fantastic local opportunity to save money while saving the planet .

-- SPREAD THE WORD about FreeFoodCommune and Freeganism in general: talk about food overproduction and food waste, tell others about this Freegan Food Co-op, share our Facebook posts, etc.  In general, market this program.  Word-of-mouth is our most effective tool for growth ... So that we can grow to rescue even more food and help even more families. 

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Thank you for helping in any way that you can to REDUCE and RAISE AWARENESS about FOOD WASTE! 

 

Thank you to all of you able to work on the front lines (in the trenches!) with us in this war on food waste. We really appreciate your help getting so much food in Atlanta moved from the edges of landfills into the hands of people who can use it.  And thank you for helping us to expand our reach/attendance/impact.

 

Let us know how you can help!

 

FreeFoodCommune: Take What You Need, Share The Extra, Don't Waste <3