The recently formed Tufts Food Rescue Collaborative is looking for student volunteers to help package food donations for Food for Free at Dewick and Carmichael dining halls! This rescued surplus will be used to support Food for Free’s Motel Family Meals program, providing daily dinner’s for 20 homeless families living at the Day St. Hotel in Boston.
Volunteers will be scheduled for approximately one hour of work between 2 – 4pm Mon – Sat, and priority will be given to weekly volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering or hearing more about the program, email Tufts.FRC@gmail.com to find out more.
Volunteer to assist with the Great Pumpkin Float, an event coordinated by the Massachusetts DCR and the Neponset River Greenway Council! The event helps to inform residents about the work these groups have done to build a greenway.
14th Annual Neponset River Pumpkin Float
Tues., Oct. 20th 5pm-8pm
Pope John Paul II Park, Dorchester, MA
Help us take over the Neponset River with hundreds of lit Jack-o-lanterns!
Volunteers will help us:
· Set up pumpkins for the float (insert and light candles)
· Shuttle pumpkins from registration to the river
· Get visitors excited in a costume parade and freeze dance
· Take photos!
Our festival mission is to generate increased demand for local and sustainably produced food through education and promotion, support the growth and development of local farms and locally owned food-related businesses, increase the availability and access of healthy local food to urban communities and to facilitate collaborations between local food farms, businesses, and public and non-profit organizations. For more about the festival including, sponsorships, becoming a vendor or volunteer, visit: http://bostonlocalfoodfestival.com/