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Volunteer to Help Us or One of Our Partner Agencies

Cooking Matters Nutrition Education Classes in the Glades

Location: Belle Glade, FL 33430

The Glades Initiative, Inc., offers the Cooking Matters Nutrition Education program in the Glades. This is a 6 week cooking class that teaches low income families how to prepare healthy meals on a low budget, helping families improve the way they shop, cook, and eat. The mission of the program is to empower families at risk of hunger with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to make healthy and affo more


CROS Ministries - Lighthouse Food Pantry

Location: Belle Glade, FL 33430

Assistance needed with sorting food bags, stocking shelves, organizing pantry, distributing food bags to needy more


Dot & Ruby's Helping Hands Food Pantry

Location: Belle Glade, FL 33430

Dot & Ruby's Helping Hands Food Pantry is a ministry that provides emergency food to the hungry in Belle Glade every Friday, starting at 8:00 am. at the loading ramp. They serve an average of over 1700 individuals per month. Any assistance and talent is welcome and very appreciated. more


The Glades Initiative Weekly Office Cleaning

Location: Belle Glade, FL 33430

We would welcome volunteers willing to assist with office cleaning such as sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, emptying garbage, cleaning windows, picking up trash outside, sweeping sidewalks, etc. Also any assistance with minor office repairs would be appreciated such as painting, sanding and wall repairs, fixing molding, changing light bulb fixtures, etc. 


Glades Area Pantry - Volunteers Needed in Pahokee

Location: Pahokee, FL 33476

Volunteers are needed to help at the Glades Area Pantry - Church of the Harvest in Pahokee to help pack and distribute food bags, stock and organize shelves, etc. M, W, F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tues & Thurs. 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. more


Landscape Maintenance at the Glades Initiative

Location: Belle Glade, FL 33430

This last summer we had a wonderful group of volunteer teens redo our landscaping outside our office. Unfortunately, it is frequently overcome with weeds and needs constant upkeep. We welcome anyone or any groups who can offer assistance in weeding our landscaping. more


New Birth Deliverance Baptist Church Food Pantry, Belle Glade

Location: Belle Glade, FL 33430

New Birth Deliverance Baptist Church, at 1650 S. Main Street, Belle Glade (the White and Purple/Pink church on the corner across from Glades Ice) delivers food to the needy on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. They are in need of volunteers on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays and Wednesday of the month to assist with sorting food supplies, making up food bags, organizing the food pantry, etc. 

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