12 Sundays a year, JRA volunteers of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities meet at our Northeast Philly warehouse to pack and then deliver boxes of nutritious Kosher food to over 6,000 hungry people.
Food Distribution Opportunities
There are many roles for volunteers during Distributions. Volunteers are welcome to come at any time from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM, and can do any (and all) of the jobs below:
Box Making: 8:30 to 10:00 AM
Produce Packing: 8:30 to 10:00 AM
Food Box Packing:
Tiny Tots (ages 6 and under): 8:30 to 9:30 AM
All ages: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Food Delivery: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
We deliver food boxes throughout the 5 county Greater Philadelphia region. Most of our delivery routes are right in Northeast Philly, just 10-15 minutes from our warehouse usually. Check out this map of Northeast Philly to see where we deliver.
Express Pick Up: 8:30 to 11:00 AM
Don't want to pack food this month? Choose the Express Pickup option when choosing your route(s) to skip the warehouse and go directly to the loading dock to pick up your delivery route packet and food boxes.
What else do I need to know?
JRA Food Distributions are great for all types of community groups, such as fraternities/sororities, corporations, synagogues, churches, and more.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 610-660-0190.
JRA Food Distribution Dates
January 20, 2019
February 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
April 7, 2019
May 5, 2019
June 2, 2019
July 14, 2019
August 4, 2019
September 15, 2019
October 27, 2019
November 17, 2019
December 15, 2019