Volunteer Program Updates
- September 15, 2021 -
COVID-19 has brought unexpected challenges to our community. As a result, Manna has developed several ways to reduce the risk of transmission and keep our volunteers safe while continuing to provide food for the hungry.
Here is a general overview of the changes we have made thus far to our procedures.
Individual and Group Volunteering
In the case of a possible COVID-19 exposure, Manna will cancel volunteer shifts out of an abundance of caution. In the case of a confirmed exposure, Manna will contact all affected individuals as required by the Health Department of Northwest Michigan.
|Backpack Driver - Monday||1||11/29/2021||12/13/2021|
|Backpack Driver - Tuesday||0||11/30/2021||12/14/2021|
|Backpack Driver - Wednesday||0||12/1/2021||12/15/2021|
|Backpack Rider - Monday||1||11/29/2021||12/13/2021|
|Backpack Rider - Tuesday||1||11/30/2021||12/14/2021|
|Backpack Rider - Wednesday||2||12/1/2021||12/15/2021|
Using Manna vehicles, pick up food from restaurants, grocery stores, and other businesses and return to Manna for distribution.
|8 a.m. Run - Driver||3||11/29/2021||12/17/2021|
Manna Food Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to help feed the hungry in Northern Michigan. Manna operates a food rescue program, a food distribution center (food bank), a weekly food pantry, and the “Food 4 Kids” backpack program. Manna works with over 50 partner food pantries, community kitchens, and human service agencies to provide supplemental food to over 42,000 households each year. Manna is a partner organization of the national Feeding America food bank network and operates in Antrim, Charlevoix, and Emmet counties.