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Volunteer Opportunities

Long Island Cares proudly offers a variety of volunteering opportunities for members of the community to learn more about, and participate in, the mission and operations of Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food Bank.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Weekend Food Drives at ShopRite

Saturday, May 14th – ShopRite of Deer Park

Sunday, May 15th – ShopRite of Deer Park

Pre-registration is required.

Volunteers set up an information table, distribute fliers of most-needed items to shoppers, and collect food and monetary donations. 4-6 volunteers needed per time slot. All food drives are outdoor events. Volunteers must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test dated within 3 days prior to the event. Volunteers must be 9 or older. Those under 18 must volunteer with an adult 21+.

To sign up, email our volunteer coordinator at [email protected] with all of the following information:

1. Event name
2. Day/time requested
3. Full names of all volunteers
4. Age if under 18
5. Best contact phone number for that day


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