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Somerset: Franklin Food Bank Looking for Volunteers Like You (UPDATE)

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Do you want to help your neighbors and give back to your community? If so, the Franklin Food Bank is looking for someone like you to volunteer! 

Over the last few years there has been an increase in the demand for services at the food bank, and they need help now more than ever.

There are many volunteer opportunities suited for individuals, families and even large corporate groups.  

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Volunteers would help sort, package and distribute food for people in need for 2-3 hours at a time Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Volunteers should be 14-years of age and older, able to lift up to 15 pounds, and comfortable standing during their shift. 

If you have time and the desire to help make a difference in your neighborhood please contact Ellen Zimmerman at 732-246-0009 or EZimmerman@ftfb.us and Serena Bennerman at SBennerman@ftfb.us. 

Visit http://franklinfoodbank.org/ to find out how you can help. 

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