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Duke Alums Engage Project at Capital Area Food Bank

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm EDT

Location:  Capital Area Food Bank – Washington, DC Metro Area
4900 Puerto Rico Avenue, NE
Washington, District Of Columbia  20017
United States


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Engage with your fellow Duke alums by sorting and packing donated food items at the Capital Area Food Bank! This Duke Alums Engage activity will take place at the Capital Area Food Bank's DC distribution center.

Volunteers provide the essential first step in getting food flowing to the men, women, and children that the Capital Area Food Bank serves in the Greater Washington Metropolitan area.

The volunteer work is considered light to medium labor. Volunteers roles may include:  

  • Sorting food donations on a motorized conveyor belt.
  • Packing bags and boxes of monthly supplemental groceries for the over 10,000 seniors served by the Capital Area Food Bank's Grocery Plus and Senior Brown Bag programs
  • Packing bags of food for the 2,500 children who receive food through the Capital Area Food Bank's Weekend Bag program, which ensures they won’t be hungry when school meals aren’t available.

Duke alumni's family members (ages 12+) and friends are welcome to attend. Children, ages 12 and over, are allowed to participate, but must have a parent/guardian complete and return the Youth Waiver Form here.

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Engage with your fellow Duke alums by sorting and packing donated food items at the Capital Area Food Bank! This Duke Alums Engage activity will take place at the Capital Area Food Bank's DC distribution center.

Volunteers provide the essential first step in getting food flowing to the men, women, and children that the Capital Area Food Bank serves in the Greater Washington Metropolitan area.

The volunteer work is considered light to medium labor. Volunteers roles may include:  

  • Sorting food donations on a motorized conveyor belt.
  • Packing bags and boxes of monthly supplemental groceries for the over 10,000 seniors served by the Capital Area Food Bank's Grocery Plus and Senior Brown Bag programs
  • Packing bags of food for the 2,500 children who receive food through the Capital Area Food Bank's Weekend Bag program, which ensures they won’t be hungry when school meals aren’t available.

Duke alumni's family members (ages 12+) and friends are welcome to attend. Children, ages 12 and over, are allowed to participate, but must have a parent/guardian complete and return the Youth Waiver Form here.

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Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive a refund for your registration is 5 business days before the event. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend an event. Cancellations will be accepted via phone, fax or e-mail, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment. These above policies apply to all DAA Events unless otherwise noted in the corresponding event materials. Please read all individual event information thoroughly.