Volunteer

PORCH volunteers are the heart and soul of our work and we always welcome more helping hands!

Volunteer Opportunities

Neighborhood Coordinator

Time Commitment: 2 hours per month

Neighborhood Coordinators organize the monthly food collections for a neighborhood or street. They are responsible for spreading the word about the designated day for the monthly food drives, picking up donations from neighborhood porches, and getting the non-perishable bags of food to a central location.

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Food Sort Volunteer

Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per month, Sunday afternoons, Mondays, and Tuesday mornings. See food sort dates.

Food Sort volunteers meet once a month at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, to sort, pack, and deliver hundreds of bags of non-perishable food donations to local pantries. Unfortunately, the pandemic has limited the number of volunteers we can have at one time, but you can sign up to help at the next sort date here.

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Food For Families Volunteer

Time Commitment: 1-6 hours per month

Food For Families volunteers pick up fresh chicken, eggs, and produce from wholesalers, and local farmers, bring it to a central location, sort it, and hand deliver it to families in need. The program provides 7-10 days worth of fresh food to approximately 500 families every month. The pandemic has limited the number of volunteers we can have at one time. Contact us to learn more!

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Start a PORCH in your Area!

Do you live outside of Chapel Hill-Carrboro and recognize the need to help your neighbors have enough food? Starting a PORCH in your city or town is easy! PORCH CHC founder Christine Cotton, along with representatives from other PORCH communities will help you get started.

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Now that you know us, WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

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then feed just one.”

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