Submitted by the Alameda County Fair:
Organizers just announced that the Alameda County Fairgrounds is officially designated by the State Office of Emergency Services as a Regional Disaster Recovery Center.
As such, they will store a supply of Kids Against Hunger food in the event of widespread emergency, locally.
Help is needed to pack 100,000 meal provisions, Wednesday, June 27, at the fairgrounds from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Some 100 volunteers are required each hour to help pack meals.
Family and friends, make it a “Quality Time” event. Call 925-400-7201 to reserve groups of 20 or more.
Feed the Need Food Drive: Bring four (4) non-perishable food items for the Alameda County Community Food Bank and receive FREE admission on June 27.
FREE Jars of Clay concert at 7pm and $1 rides on all carnival rides all day!
Experienced shift personnel a plus. Organizers also seek persons to serve as table hosts: 10 volunteers per/hour, three-hour shifts.
For details, go to www.kidsagainsthungerpleasanton.org and click the “How to Help” link or “Join a Packing Event” link to select a preferred time slot.
No advance training provided. Participants must be prepared to pack 100,000 meals in one day.
Unable to attend but want to support the effort, donations are welcome and may be made online at: www.kidsagainsthungerpleasanton.org.
Organizers of Kids Against Hunger are requesting donations to underwrite the expense to provide these meals. Financial commitments from the Pleasanton Downtown Rotary for $2,000 along with $2,000 from individuals have been secured to date.