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Opportunity Details

Mobile Food Pantry Distribution at Peninsula (QPL)

Join the Queens Public Library and Food Bank For New York City for a monthly food distribution serving the residents of Peninsula and surrounding communities.

Volunteers are needed to help distribute produce, protein, and s/helf-stable items to up to 300 families.


  • Must be 14 years and older (13 with an accompanying adult)
  • Minors must possess parental/guardian consent  - (click to download)
  • Must be able to stand for extending periods of time, and lift up to 25 pounds

All adults interested in bringing a minor to volunteer must create an account for each child and submit all necessary documents (parental consent)


Second Saturday of the month. See available dates below.

Volunteers are scheduled from ​10:00am - 3:00pm to assist with setup and closeout. The distribution is scheduled for 12:00pm - 2:00pm.

The project will be held in front of Peninsula Library
92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a volunteer to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Volunteers must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

This is an in-person opportunity. Minors must complete a parental consent form to volunteer for this project. (Not required for the 9/9 session). 

Working papers are not required for this project

Deadline:  You must register no later than 48 hours before a scheduled project date.

The opportunity date and time you are looking for is no longer available.
Civic & Community, Health & Wellness
Families, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, Low-income communities, Visitors & Travelers, Other
Collecting, Sorting & Packaging,Other

Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:14+

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