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Grains of Hope 2020 Meal Packing Event in Pequannock, N.J.

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Pequannock Valley Middle School Gym

(Enter through front door of school)

493 Newark Pompton Turnpike

Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

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(Public Registrations open on Jan 15)

IF A TIME SLOT YOU WANT IS FILLED UP, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO OUTREACH@GOHNJ.ORG LETTING US KNOW THE DESIRED TIME SLOT, YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER. WE WILL TRY TO ACCOMMODATE YOU. THANKS.

Pack meals for the hungry. No special skills needed. Each job is simple and we will train you. Everyone can participate, according to their capabilities - even accompanied young chidren. NOTE volunteers under the age of 18 (unless accompanied by parent or guardian) MUST have parent or guardian signature on their ticket as evidence of permission to participate.

We will be taking pictures during the event for training, historical and publicity purposes. By registering, each participant agrees to the use of their image or voice recording in any form by Grains of Hope and its partners as part of their respective training and communications programs, including release of recorded content to media.

Participants in the meal packing area may be exposed to one or more potential allergens, including soy protein powder, wheat-based macaroni product, rice, dried beans and dried vegetable flakes. If you, or a child you are responsible for, is allergic to any of these items, please contact us in advance (events@gohnj.org) and we will attempt to pre-assign jobs that are removed from the allergens.

Signed Community Service forms will be available as you exit the event. When you check in at the welcome desk, please advise the staff that you will need a signed form at the end of your service.

About half our production this year will be going to a food pantry in Milot, Haiti sponsored by Hôpital Sacré Coeur, an affiliate of Holy Name Medical Center inTeaneck. This food will be distributed to Haitians suffering from a severe lack of food due to recent adverse weather conditions. The rest will be distributed through the Community Food Bank of NJ to needy resoidents of NJ.

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Pequannock Valley Middle School Gym

(Enter through front door of school)

493 Newark Pompton Turnpike

Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

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