Three Squares New England

2018 Ride for Food - Volunteer Positions

Thank you for volunteering for our 7th Annual Ride for Food. You'll be volunteering with other generous, amazing folks in the area and helping raise money to fight local hunger.

Please go through the Volunteer positions below and sign up for the roles and times that best suit you. Please also check your email periodically for updates.

We know that time is limited and we cannot thank you enough for dedicating hours to our cause and our Ride.  We will do our best to create a fun and rewarding experience for you.

Thank you for joining us,

The Team at Three Squares New England

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Available Slot Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT)

Bike Parking

Assist MassBike with parking/picking up bikes for cyclists

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
David Nagel
Women’s Lunch Place
Hilary Ginsburg
A Place To Turn

Breakfast

Set up breakfast - coffee, bagels, granola - and make sure food is easily accessible.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble & Greenough School, Dedham 
6:00am - 9:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Annemarie Dawnarowicz
Washington Trust
Carla Verschoor Kirss
Needham Community Council
Thera Meehan
Center Street Food Pantry

Clean-up Crew

Collect trash and recycling, help breakdown tables, tents, remove signage and perform other tasks as needed. Must be able to lift 30lbs minimum.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham  
1:00pm - 3:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Chelsea Strelser
Food For Free
John Dion
Open Table
John Breedis
Wellesley Food Pantry
David Jennings
Dedham Food Pantry

General Setup - IMPORTANT

Set-up and wipe down folding tables and chairs. Set-up EZ-UP tents for registration and the help desk. Fill water jugs w/ ice from A/C for water bottle refill station. Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs minimum.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble & Greenough School 
6:00am - 7:00am (6)  
All slots filled
Victoria D'Annunzio
N/A
Larena Hebert
Food Link
Marcia Robinson
Ripples of Hope
Don MacKay
Newton Food Pantry
Caryn Conway
Food for Free
Angel Mendez
UFI Board member

Help/Information Desk

Staff information desk, direct attendees (cyclists, volunteers, vendors), answer questions and provide lost & found.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
6:30am - 8:45am (2)  
All slots filled
Louisa Miller
N/A
Joanne Barry
A Place To Turn
8:45am - 10:30am (2)  
All slots filled
Louisa Miller
N/A
Beth Greenawalt
Brookwood Community Farm
10:30am - 12:30pm (2)  
All slots filled
Connie Lampert
Marketplace at JFS
Anne Pennington
N/A

Kids Table - Crafts & Games

Manage kids table. Assist w/ crafts, lawn games

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Kristen Pistocco (2)
Washington Trust

Music at Medway

This is for Mana & Taka

09/23/2018 (Sun) Medfield high school. 50 mile waterstop 
8:00am - 9:30am (2)  

Pick up 3 boxes of bananas from Trader Joe's Needham

Pick up bananas from the TJs Needham location (just state you are from the Ride forFood) and deliver to Noble & Greenough School. Pick up must be done at 9am; howeve it's possible that we are not able to receive the bananas until afternoon.

09/22/2018 (Sat) Trader Joe's Needham, 958 Highland Ave, Needham Heights 
9:00am - 10:00am   
Hannah Ladesic
The Food Project

Pick up 4 4-gallon pickles from Grillo's in Hyde Park

Large vehicle necessary to hold 4 4-gallon buckets and strong arms. Pick-up time may change slightly - pick-up day and location will not change. Delivery to Dedham (exact location TBD).

09/21/2018 (Fri) Katsiroubas, 200 Meadow Rd, Hyde Park 
1:00pm - 2:30pm   
HEATHER BROWN
Brookwood Community Farm

Pick up chips & dips from CAVA, Legacy Place and bring to Ride

Please pick up 18 dips and spreads and 3 bags of pita chips (which are HOT - reason why cannot pick up prior to this time). And bring food to the Ride. Park in vendor lot at Nobles. Issues at pickup, email [email protected], [email protected]

09/23/2018 (Sun) CAVA restaurant, Legacy Place, Dedham 
10:30am - 11:00am   
beatriz santin
Brookwood community farm

Pick up Salads from Volante Farms

Pick up two farm salads and bring to Nobles Dedham. Time may change as Volante will stipulate pick-up time closer to event.

09/22/2018 (Sat) Volante Farms, 292 Forest St, Needham 
2:00pm - 3:00pm   
Robert Cormack
Brookwood Community Farm

Pre-Event Set Up

Prep for the Ride, includes putting up signage around the venue, sorting food for the waterstops, arranging tables,etc.

09/22/2018 (Sat) Noble & Greenough School, Dedham 
2:00pm - 5:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Monica Driscoll
Newton Food Pantry
Emily Bichsel
Newton Food Pantry
Louisa Hunt
Newton Food Pantry
Suzanne Villee
Food Link Inc.

Recycle / Compost Help.

Work with Bootstrap Compost to manage waste.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble & Greenough School, Dedham 
10:00am - 12:00pm   
Carol Dixon
Dedham Food Pantry

Ride Marshals

This role is for experienced riders who are familiar with the routes to support cyclists with minor issues i.e. tire changes. The Boston Bike Messenger Association will be leading this role and have one of their marshals as lead and sweeper.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
7:00am - 12:00pm (6)  
4 of 6 slots filled
Ernest Bell
Womens Lunch Place
Callie Bryan
N/A
Tom Metzold
Open Table
Bruce MYREN
N/A

Rider Registration/ Check-in/ Finish

Check-in riders before & after Ride, ensure waivers are completed and hand out bib numbers

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
6:30am - 8:45am (8)  
All slots filled
Jessica Smith
Newton Food Pantry
Regina Wu
Newton Food Pantry
Carol Burak
Dedham Food Pantry
Sean Ahern
Lovin' Spoonfuls
Caitlin Ahern
Lovin' Spoonfuls
Beth Greenawalt Greenawalt
Brookwood Community Farm
Marcia Robinson
Ripples of Hope
Nancy Samya
Dedham Food Pantry
8:45am - 10:30am (8)  
All slots filled
Jessica Smith
Newton Food Pantry
Regina Wu
Newton Food Pantry
Jeanie Martin
Need ham Community Council
Renee Albert
JF&CS Family Table
Janet Benvenuti
Open Table Concord
Caren Nemtzow
Needham Community Council
Olga Lyczmanenko
Needham Community Council
Anna Lyczmanenko
Needham Community Council
10:30am - 12:30pm (8)  
All slots filled
Jessica Smith
Newton Food Pantry
Regina Wu
Newton Food Pantry
Sandy Goldsmith
JF&CS Family Table
Amy Less
Centre Street Food Pantry
Robin Bourette
Washington Trust
Margie Lundgren
Women’s Lunch Place
Susan Hilburn
Women's Lunch Place
Lynn Rogal
Dedham food pantry

Route Safety Volunteer - Medway

Direct cyclists at this 'tricky' intersection. Police detail not necessary but a volunteer would ensure that cyclists go in the right direction

09/23/2018 (Sun) Medway - Corner of Village & Holliston 
8:15am - 10:30am   
Oddessa Williamson
Brookwood community farm

Route Safety Volunteer - Sherborn

Direct cyclists at this 'tricky' intersection. Police detail not necessary but a volunteer would ensure that cyclists go in the right direction

09/23/2018 (Sun) Sherborn - Corner of Woodland and W. Goulding 
8:45am - 10:45am   
Lisa Jurras-Buchanan
as discussed

Route Safety Volunteer - Sherborn

Direct cyclists at this 'tricky' intersection. Police detail not necessary but a volunteer would ensure that cyclists go in the right direction.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Sherborn - E. Goulding & Lake 
8:45am - 10:45am   
HEATHER BROWN
as requested in email

Route Safety Volunteer - Sherborn

Direct cyclists at this 'tricky' intersection. Police detail not necessary but a volunteer would ensure that cyclists go in the right direction

09/23/2018 (Sun) Sherborn - Farm Rd & Lake 
9:00am - 11:30am   
HEATHER & PHIL BROWN
BROOKWOOD COMM FARM

Sell Raffle Tickets using Square App on Smartphone

Instructions will be sent to you pre-event. We'll provide a Square card reader so you can run attendees credit cards. Bring your smartphone.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble & Greenough School, Dedham 
10:00am - 12:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Klare Shaw
Urban Farming Institute
Katherine Mullin
National Charity League

Social Media

Take photos and post with tags on Instagram and Twitter

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
10:00am - 12:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Chelsea Strelser
Food For Free
Ryan Gryder
Food For Free

Sponsor/Vendor Support

Assist our sponsors and vendors with set-up and serve food, if needed.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
10:00am - 12:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Amy Capofreddi
Gaining Ground
Colleen Duffy
Needham Community Council
Carolyn Rosen
Jewish family serices
Bob Rosen
Jewish family services

Surprise Me

Help with positions left unfilled; Signup to help anywhere

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
6:30am - 8:45am (5)  
All slots filled
Ellen Frank
Women’s Lunch Place
Sion Vaughan-Thomas
Lovin' Spoonfuls
reggiw nguyen
Lovinspoonfulsinc
DeAnne Dupont
Food Link
David Jennings
Dedham Food Pantry
8:45am - 10:30am (5)  
All slots filled
Ellen Frank
Women’s Lunch Place
Elizabeth Keeley
women's lunch place
John Breedis
Wellesley Food Pantry
Katherine Mullin (2)
National Charity League

Trike Race - Adults on trikes :)

Manage the trike race - have fun watching adults go around cones on adult trike, use stopwatch to record times on leader board and make sure no one is cheating ;)

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble & Greenough School 
10:00am - 12:30pm (3)  
All slots filled
jacquie Arbuckle (3)
Newton Food Pantry

T-Shirt / Water Bottle "Thank You" Table

Organize by size and hand out Direct Federal sponsored water bottles and tshirts to riders before they leave the venue, as a "thank you" for their efforts.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble & Greenough School 
10:00am - 12:30pm (2)  
All slots filled
Sue Biasizzo
Needham Community Council Food pantry
Barbara Ryan
Needham Community Council

Volunteer Check-in

Check-in & check-out volunteers, give them t-shirts to wear and direct volunteers to the appropriate station.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
6:30am - 8:45am (3)  
All slots filled
Deborah Lang
A Place To Turn
Charlotte Milan
Boston Area Gleaners
Hilary Ginsburg
A Place To Turn
8:45am - 10:30am (3)  
All slots filled
Amy McGregor-Radin
Centre Street Food Pantry
Karen Allschwang
Centre St Food Pantry
Koko Bickford
TSNE
10:30am - 12:30pm (3)  
All slots filled
Koko Bickford
TSNE
Ashley Stanley (2)
Lovin' Spoonfuls

Water Jug Refill Station

Make sure water jugs remain full. If not, please refill w/ ice and water from A/C. Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs.

09/23/2018 (Sun) Noble & Greenough School 
7:00am - 9:00am (2)  
All slots filled
Vincent Vassallo
Lovin’ Spoonfuls
Stephanie Ernst
Lovin’ Spoonfuls
Noble and Greenough School, Dedham 
9:00am - 11:30am (2)  
All slots filled
Lauren Palumbo
Lovin' Spoonfuls
Jonathan Palumbo
Lovin' Spoonfuls


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