Volunteer Opportunities

  • Serve lunch as a group
  • Serving lunch at the center
  • Prepare 85 bagged lunches: build a bag or work at stations

Sample Menu

  1. Choice of whole wheat or white bread
  2. Choice of two different cold cuts and cheese combinations: turkey and cheese or ham and cheese or roast beef and cheese, just cold cuts no cheese, etc.(no high sodium cold cuts such as salami or bologna)
  3. Fresh fruit: either orange or banana or apple (soft fruit)
  4. Drink (juice or bottled water)
  5. Optional homemade or store bought cookies or chips
  6. Optional soup or salads (please bring appropriate containers for serving)
  7. Supply condiments / napkins / utensils appropriate for lunch being served
Please note:
  • We need three to four servers; no children under 14 years of age
  • Each station has one server:
    • Lunch bag (with choice of sandwich) server
    • Fruit server
    • Drink server
    • Optional chips, cookies, soups, or salad server
  • Each child server must have adult supervision
  • Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Please arrive at 11 a.m. for set up
  • We handle clean-up

Additional Lunch Information

Additional ideas to make your lunch special:
  • If children are participating, draw designs on lunch bags or add notes in lunch bags (please write non-secular messages if possible)
  • Make centerpieces for the tables
  • Design placards identifying groups, and include the menu
  • Supplement lunch with a drive for needed items for shelter (please ask for details)
Thank you for making a difference. Please contact Natalie Ruiz at 201-336-6491 for more information.