Volunteer to Help End Hunger

By: 500 Turkeys Last Updated: October 28, 2013

500-TurkeysThe biggest gift of 500Turkeys mission is to help hundreds of people to know the joy of serving our community.

It is literally NOT POSSIBLE to feed these families without our volunteers. Find one spot or many places to live out your heart of service.

We’re using VolunteerSpot (online sign up and reminder tool) to schedule our upcoming activities.

How it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click the Volunteer Spot button for the event to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot (each event has it’s own unique button).
  2. Enter your email address. (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot.)
  3. Choose your spots. VolunteerSpot will send you automated confirmation and reminder messages. Easy!

 

Note: VolunteerSpot does NOT share your email address with anyone or send spam emails. If you have any trouble– please send us a message at info@500Turkeys.com so we can help you signup.

Now through November 1: Food Collection

Individuals, Families, Neighborhoods, Schools, Churches & local Business are collecting 1200 of each menu items to accompany the Turkey for 600 local families. Whether you collect 100 of 1000, you choose. Collection is happening from now until Nov 1st.

All collected items should be dropped of ON Nov 2 between 2p-6pm at Life Bridge Christian Church, 1705 LaPorte Ave, Valparaiso

Click here to see what still needs to be collected

If you wish to donate menu items, please visit our Drop off Sites page for the collection sites nearest you!

Saturday November 2 Collection: Drop Off

All the schools, groups & individuals that have collected 1200 of each menu item will be dropping them off in advance of distribution. Tasks include, unloading vehicles, sorting, stacking, counting the donated canned & dry good donations.

Adults & Teens 13 & over

Meet at Life Bridge Christian Church, 1705 LaPorte Ave, Valparaiso

Click here to sign up

Monday November 18: Pre-Boxing

Prepping the area for Tuesday & Wednesday boxing. Moving tables to create assembly line, Counting, Setting up stations, placing signage and preparing supplies.

Adults & Teens 13 & over

Meet at Life Bridge Christian Church, 1705 LaPorte Ave, Valparaiso

Volunteer Sign ups have not yet begun. Stay tuned!

Tuesday & Wednesday November 19-20: Boxing Nights

Over these 2 days we will Box the canned & dry food collected across Northern Indiana to fill 600 boxes! Families, Groups, Individuals are welcome to help with the assembly process. After 5 years it is a well oiled machine!

Ages 6 & up will enjoy this exciting opportunity to serve.

Meet at Life Bridge Christian Church, 1705 LaPorte Ave, Valparaiso

Volunteer Sign ups have not yet begun. Stay tuned!

Friday November 22: Distribution Setup

Preparation for weekend distribution. Moving tables & chairs, setting up signage & guest stations.

Adults & Teens 13 & over

Meet at Life Bridge Christian Church, 1705 LaPorte Ave, Valparaiso

Volunteer Sign ups have not yet begun. Stay tuned!

Saturday & Sunday November 23-24: Distribution

Over these 2 days we will share the collected food with over 600 families. Hundreds of volunteers will help our guests feel welcome and loved throughout the day. Come be part of the blessing!

Meet at Life Bridge Christian Church, 1705 LaPorte Ave, Valparaiso

Volunteer Sign ups have not yet begun. Stay tuned!

Volunteer spot will send you reminder e-mail for your assignment (if you choose), add it to your calendar and allow you to see a calendar of your assignments all in one place. Thanks for helping us to serve our community!