Recruiting Volunteers for 2019 Summer Lunch at the Library

Submitted by kdeweese on May 1, 2019 - 10:36am
  • book with fork and spoon and text Lunch at the Library

    The Sonoma County Library is partnering with the Redwood Empire Food Bank to offer free nutritious meals to kids 18 and younger at 8 library locations during the summer of 2016.

Are you looking for a way to make a huge difference to the children in your community?  Have we got the opportunity for you!

In summer 2019, the Sonoma County Library will serve free lunches to children ages 0-18 through a partnership with the Redwood Empire Food Bank. Our library sites are eligible to participate if the closest public school to a library has more than 50% of its students eligible for free and reduced lunch during the school year. Children who are eligible to receive a free lunch at school each day often go hungry when school is out during the summer. Summer meal programs like Lunch at the Library help ensure that these hungry children are fed. 

We are recruiting volunteers to assist with distributing lunches to children at the 8 library sites that will offer this service in 2019:

  • Are you available during weekday lunchtime hours in the summer?
  • Do you have the physical ability to help set up, count and serve lunches, monitor and clean up before, during and after lunch?
  • Do you enjoy working with children?

If so, please contact the person below at the branch where you would like to participate. Volunteers like you can make a huge difference to the children in our community.

This is a great opportunity for TEEN VOLUNTEERS as well - help your community, get community service hours, and get free lunch too!

Site:Contact:
Central Santa RosaKim Dargeou
308-3020
CloverdaleJohn Koetzner
894-5271
HealdsburgJon Haupt
433-3772
NorthwestKim Popenuck
546-2265
PetalumaMichelle Santamaria
763-9801
Rohnert Park

Jennifer Duran 
584-9121

SebastopolCarrie King or Courtney Klein
823-7691
Sonoma ValleyMatt Conway
996-5217

More information about locations, dates, and times of Sonoma County Library's summer meal service can be found here.

 

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