The Connecticut Health Council is honored to have the opportunity to help Foodshare distribute food during their drive through on September 16th and 17th from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
If you are unable to volunteer, please feel free to share the registration information below with a colleague who may be available on one of these dates. Volunteering for Foodshare is just a small way the Council is able to give back to our community. Please register by Friday, September 11th.
During this pandemic, Foodshare has served more than 135,000 households over the past four months at its drive-thru food distribution at Rentschler Field. Foodshare relies heavily on volunteers to get food out to people who need it.
Foodshare will be very grateful for the donation of your time to support their mission of ending hunger in greater Hartford.
Thursday, September 16th & 17th
8:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Produce Distribution – Pop-Up
Rentschler Field, 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT
Looking to fill 10 slots for each date – If registration is full, please contact Edna Bailey, Volunteer Service Manager at 860-856-4326 for assistance, or email www.foodshare.org. Please register by Friday, September 11th.
All volunteers need to register for the event online before they arrive.
Here is the link to register: http://cthealthcouncil.foodshare.volunteerhub.com/
Directions: Rentschler Field, 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford Enter off Silver Lane- take the Pratt & Whitney East Gate entrance (DO NOT TAKE THE CABELAS ENTRANCE); get in the far right lane and follow “Event Parking” signs (volunteers are identified by flashing hazard lights). Flaggers will direct to parking/volunteer tents. Parking: Tell parking guides/flaggers you are a volunteer…they will direct you!
Additional Info: Social distancing will be enforced. Every volunteer will be expected to wear a mask and wear sturdy, comfortable closed-toe shoes. Gloves will be provided. Don’t forget your sunscreen lotion! As an additional screening tool, volunteers’ temperatures will be taken on-site. www.foodshare.org