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Hunger relief organization seeking volunteers to help feed hungry Oklahomans

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is in need of volunteers on weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

“Volunteers are a huge part of our operation at the Regional Food Bank,” said Executive Director Rodney Bivens.  “Right now, we have a tremendous need for volunteers to help us pack and sort donations to get food into the hands of hungry Oklahomans.”

Volunteer tasks include: bagging and boxing food products, assembling food bags, distributing food and produce and more.

The Regional Food Bank, which is located at 3355 S. Purdue in Oklahoma City, accepts both individual and group volunteering.

The Regional Food Bank also seeks community volunteers to help grow its Pillar Volunteers program.

Pillar Volunteers are skills-based volunteers who donate their time in a specialized field to further the mission of the Regional Food Bank in “Fighting Hunger…Feeding Hope.

Available Pillar Volunteer positions include: welcoming and leading volunteer groups; building a recipe database for nutrition education programs; projects for professional accountants; and helping with a variety of programmatic projects.