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July 6, 2020


Mobile Food Pantry

Mobile Food Pantry

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DateMonday, July 6th, 2020 from 8:30am to 11:00am (CT)
Address85 N. Cleveland, Memphis, TN 38104
Number of Registrants0 out of 6
Registration OpensSeptember 5, 2018 at 10:48am
Registration ClosesJuly 6, 2020 at 11:00am or or when space runs out.
ShiftsNo
Event DescriptionWe have made many adjustments due to the Coronavirus to help ensure your safety and the health and safety of those we serve. I wanted to let you know that our new hours for this service opportunity are 8:30 am- 11 am possibly ending sooner. Volunteer check-in will take place daily at 8:30 am under the large white tent in the parking lot behind our main building and distribution will begin at 9 am.

We are working outside under a tent serving boxes of food in a mobile food distribution in our parking lot at 1325 Jefferson Ave. There is ample social distancing, gloves provided, and we are asking volunteers to bring their own face covering/mask.

We still need volunteers to come help us direct traffic and distribute this food to our neighbors in need. However following CDC guidelines, all staff/volunteers at high-risk of severe illness from COVID-19 will be prohibited from serving at this time. Based upon available information to date, those at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19 include:

•         People aged 65 years and older
•         People who live or work in a nursing home or long-term care facility
•         Other high-risk conditions could include:
o   People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma
o   People who have heart disease with complications
o   People who are immunocompromised including cancer treatment
o   People of any age with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, such as those with diabetes, renal failure, or liver disease
•         People who are pregnant since they are known to be at risk with severe viral illness, however, to date data on COVID-19 has not shown increased risk

Our community is in crisis, and the work of Catholic Charities meets a critical need. Our work is needed now more than ever, and we hope you can join us!

Location: 85 N. Cleveland, Memphis, TN 38104

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