DOOR IS OPEN

 

Located at 255 Dunlevy St. Vancouver. A Catholic charity, run by nuns, welcoming the less fortunate people of downtown Eastside, many of whom are suffering from poverty, drug & alcohol addictions, physical & mental disabilities, and other impairments.

 

Volunteers: Ages 30+

 

Job: Preparations/Shopping, Gift Bags packing, actual cooking and serving at the venue

 

Volunteer time on date itself: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm Prep/Shopping volunteers, and Gift Bag packers - please email ffccmercy@gmail.com for details.

COVENANT HOUSE

 

Located at 575 Drake St. Vancouver. Their motto is: "opening doors for the homeless youth"; serves the at-risk youth roaming the streets of Vancouver by providing shelter, food, clothing, counselling, teaching life skills, etc.

 

Volunteers: 25 max per shift (children 10 up are allowed, with parent)

 

Job: Organize and sort donated clothes, toiletries, household items

 

Volunteer time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, please email ffccmercy@gmail.com for details.

QUEST FOOD EXCHANGE

 

Located at 2020 Dundas St. Vancouver. Their motto is: "reduce hunger with dignity, build community, foster sustainability"; stepping stone for their clients from food bank reliance
to self-sufficiency
 

Volunteers: 15 max per shift (children 10 up are allowed, with parent)

 

Job: Re-pack goods, stock up shelves, etc.

 

Volunteer time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm please email ffccmercy@gmail.com for details.

ST. ALBAN'S SHOWER PROGRAM

 

Located at St. Alban's Anglican Church in Richmond. Offers free shower to anyone who wants one, along with hot breakfast, and bagged lunch; may partake of donated goods.

Volunteers: 6 max. per shift (children 10 up are allowed, with parent)

Job: Cook breakfast, clean-up, talk to guests, assist in giving out soap/shampoo/etc. to guests, arrange donation table, etc.

Volunteer time: 7:30am to 10:30am, please email ffccmercy@gmail.com for details.

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