The Shalom Project runs programs that challenge the cycle of poverty in our community
with a spirit of inclusion, compassion and justice.
Monday 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3 p.m. Food pantry and clothing closet preparation:
unloading food and clothing donations, organizing, packing bags. Food pantry allows
for 6-10 volunteers; the clothing closet allows for five.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to noon: food pantry and clothing closet is open for clients. Assist
with check-in, shopping and distribution; assist clients in carrying items to their
cars as needed. 15-20 volunteers are allowed with social distancing.
Wednesday 1:45-3:30 p.m.: Meal prep for the Welcome Table (currently not in operation
due to COVID).
Wednesday 5-8:30 p.m.: medical clinic assistance: checking patients in, counting pills.
Volunteers with medical backgrounds can see patients. Interpreters are needed.
Group projects (such as refreshing the kitchen and clinic spaces) and ad hoc projects
are possible—contact Shalom Project to learn more.
Volunteer information: Volunteers must sign confidentiality and liability waivers. Bilingual volunteers
are needed (Spanish, but also a mix of Asian and African languages)