Sat, Jul 04 | Safeway

Safeway to Urban Gleaners Delivery

Do you have at least one first Saturday morning of the month free to do a good deed--delivering items from Barbur Blvd. Safeway to Urban Gleaners on the Eastside of Portland? We need you!
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Safeway to Urban Gleaners Delivery

When does the Project start?

Jul 04, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Safeway, 8145 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR 97219, USA

About the Project

One of the focuses of Positive Charge! PDX has been doing what we can to help address the hunger crisis in our community. One way we do this is by participating with other organizations in a rotating schedule to pick up day-old bakery items at the Safeway on Barbur and deliver them to Urban Gleaners on the Eastside (15 SE 6th; near the Burnside Bridge). Urban Gleaners redistributes 60,000 lbs. of food each month from restaurants, grocery stores, and bakeries to feed 4,000 people each week in school pantries, at summer farmers' markets, and through mobile pantries in low-income communities. They rock! Volunteers with Positive Charge! PDX amplify their kindness the first Saturday of each month. The commitment involves filling your car with baked goods that are waiting for you at Safeway, driving them across the river to Urban Gleaners, and transfering the baked goods from your car to carts at Urban Gleaners. It's a well-oiled volunteer opportunity and takes about one hour in total.

Click here for "DAY-BEFORE" and "DAY-OF" Pickup and Delivery Instructions.

Although this is easily a one-person job, every volunteer opportunity is more fun with a buddy. So, why not invite someone to join you for this "do-something-good" Saturday morning!? Your partner? Your child? A friend? Your call! No matter whether you choose to do this alone or with someone, you're sure to get a "positive charge" from the experience!

If you would like to sign up to be the delivery person (team) for one of the available first Saturday mornings in 2020, sign up online for the month that's showing on the website . . . OR email and let us know what month works for you. Here's the list of the 2020 first Saturdays and whether it's available or not:

Jan. 4 - Cohen

Feb. 1 - Berkovitch

Mar. 7 - Hogan

Apr. 4 - Covid-19 Cancellation

May 2 - Wald

June 6 - Duncan

July 4 - Wright

Aug. 1 - Nguyen

Sept. 5 - Tracy

Oct. 3

Nov. 7

Dec. 5

Please sign up and do your part to help end food insecurity in Portland!

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