Opportunity Details

Collecting, Sorting & Packaging

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:18+

Marketplace in Paterson

Volunteers are needed to give vital assistance, sorting and bagging up fresh fruit and vegetables as well as canned goods in CUMAC's warehouse. CUMAC is the largest food distribution program in Passaic County, feeding over 2,600 low income individuals and families every month. Be apart of something special!
Need To Know

  • CUMAC is facing a shortage on food and plastic grocery bags. Any donation of nonperishable foods (dry good, canned items, frozen foods, etc. or plastic grocery bags would be greatly appreciated. 
  • CUMAC has its own parking lot; a tunnel entrance to the lot on your left just before the black train overpass
  • Volunteers should wear closed toed shoes and clothing they don’t mind getting dirty
  • Dress accordingly to the current weather as the warehouse doors usually remain open
Quick Tips

  • Be mindful of specific sorting/ bagging directions
  • Treat the food with care

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