Operation: Fresh Produce Drop

Operation: Fresh Produce Drop - Phase 5

Join Eat Greater Des Moines by volunteering for Operation: Fresh Produce Drop! This initiative helps connect fresh foods to our community partners including non-profits, community groups, churches, schools, affordable housing communities, and more! Volunteers will help unload and load boxes of assorted produce and dairy products into the vehicles of our partners using a drive-thru method. *Must be able to lift 30lbs. Thanks to Des Moines Public Schools, Operation Fresh Produce Drop will take place inside their Operations Warehouse.

Volunteer Attire:

  1. Closed-toe shoes
  2. Face mask 
  3. Dress for the weather

Before your shift you will receive an email confirmation with necessary details.

Due to the current pandemic, we require everyone to wear a mask. If you do not have one, we will have one provided to you upon your arrival. If you or anyone in your household has experienced any of the symptoms below in the past 48 hours, we ask that you do not sign-up to volunteer to keep our staff, volunteers, and recipients safe. Upon arrival, your temperature will be taken using our infrared thermometer. If your temperature exceeds 100 F, you will be asked to go home. Symptoms include:

  • Runny nose
  • Sinus congestion 
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Headache and/or body aches
  • Nausea and/or vomiting 
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever and/or chills

Your help will make sure that our community members in need get access to fresh foods. If you have any questions, please contact Aubrey Alvarez with Eat Greater Des Moines, by phone at (515) 207-8908 ext. 1 or by email [email protected]

Created by:   Aubrey Alvarez
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CDT) Volunteer Shifts
02/03/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
8 of 15 slots filled
Aubrey Alvarez
Duncan Gallagher
Watthanapong Krasae-ath
I can join 11.30am
Jay Kasperbauer
Emma Gellerstedt
Anne Jung
I can help 10-1 on this Wednesday.
David Sanders
Wilson Hedderich
10:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Ashly Banta
Rick Douglas
Jenn Riggs
Morgan Scholl
02/10/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
3 of 6 slots filled
Ashly Banta
Rick Douglas
Claire Scholl
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
9 of 15 slots filled
Duncan Gallagher
Watthanapong Krasae-ath
I can join 11.30am
Carrie Lewis
David Sanders
Carrie Garner (2)
Carrie and Mason
Marina Ivanovski
one more person as well
Nina Ivanovski
Cara Kennedy-Ode
02/17/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Rick Douglas
Jenn Riggs
Jill McClurg
ITA Group
Mike Probst
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
10 of 15 slots filled
David Sanders
Cara Ode
Emma Gellerstedt
DJ Henson
Eric Johnson
LeAnn Williamsen Thongvanh
can stay til about noon
Stacie Fry
Can stay until 12:00
Cheryl Harding
Pat Stalter
Rick Barker
I can also drive a fork lift
02/24/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Rick Douglas
Felix Leon
Jacob Vasiloff (2)
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
11 of 15 slots filled
Duncan Gallagher
Kim Wiand
David Sanders
Cara Ode
Stacie Fry
Francis Alvarado (4)
Tessa Judge
Elle Sneller
03/03/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Jill McClurg
ITA Group
Rick Douglas Douglas
Jacob Vasiloff
Same route please
Mike Probst
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
14 of 15 slots filled
Becky Miles-Polka
Will be sharing with my husband. I can be there from about 10:30-2 and he will be there from 12-2
Shuchita Patel
David Sanders
Gretchen McDonald
Katie Porter
Francis Alvarado (4)
Tessa Judge
Dawn Foster
I can assist from noon til 2.
Jaymee Dixon
I will only be available from 10-11AM (If I am able to get a ride from someone).
Tessa Judge
Elle Sneller
03/10/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
2 of 6 slots filled
David Sanders
Mike Probst
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
14 of 15 slots filled
Abigail Arky
Manisha Paudel (2)
Becky Miles-Polka
I’ll be sharing with my husband, I can be there from 10:30 ish to 2 and he can be there from 12-2
Amy Croll (8)
CYC staff. 5 confirmed; likely more
Shuchita Patel
Gretchen McDonald
03/17/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
All slots filled
Abigail Arky
Becky Cox
Allison Babberl
Shuchita Patel
Shuchita Patel
Francis Alvarado (4)
Kendall Kelly
Dawn Foster
I can assist from noon til 2.
Dixie Neer (2)
& Merlin
Sarah Paulsen (2)
Spencer Paulsen
10:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
4 of 6 slots filled
David Sanders
Rick Douglas Douglas
Mike Probst
Jacob Vasiloff
Same route please
03/24/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Rick Douglas Douglas
Mike Probst
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
14 of 15 slots filled
Christine Hradek
Katie Sorrell
Corey Morrison (5)
On With Life team
David Sanders
Mae McCarty
Francis Alvarado (3)
Nick Webb
Cara Kennedy-Ode
03/31/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
All slots filled
David Sanders
Rick Douglas Douglas
Erin Lego
Mike Probst
Jacob Vasiloff
Similar route please
Stephanie Stewart
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
8 of 15 slots filled
Manisha Paudel (2)
NINA IVANOVSKI (2)
Francis Alvarado
Dawn Foster
I can assist from noon til 2.
Cara Kennedy-Ode
Stacie Fry
04/07/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Rick Douglas Douglas
David Sanders
Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
All slots filled
Jo Christine Miles (15)
Actuarial Team
04/14/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Rick Douglas Douglas
4/13 my 2nd covid vax. Hopefully not feeling poorly.
David Sanders
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
13 of 15 slots filled
Cara Kennedy-Ode
Abby Darrington (10)
Gretchen McDonald
Gene McCracken
04/21/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Rick Douglas Douglas
David Sanders
Priya Shroff (2)
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
2 of 15 slots filled
Stacie Fry
Gene McCracken
04/28/2021 (Wed.) Des Moines Public Schools Operations Center 9:30am - 12:00pm  

Delivery Driver (6)

Need SUV or Truck and ability to lift at least 30 pounds

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Rick Douglas Douglas
David Sanders
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Load/Unload Trucks (15)

Helping unload products from truck and assist with drive-thru orders. Must be willing to lift 30 lbs.

 
4 of 15 slots filled
Cara Kennedy-Ode
Stacie Fry
Allie Setka
Gene McCracken
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