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Second Harvest seeks volunteers to assist with distribution

Second Harvest Northern Lake Food Bank warehouse associate Denny Hagen of Esko fills an order for the Tower Food Shelf. The food bank collects company overstocks, promotions, close to code date food for distribution to area food shelves and organizations. (2009 file/News Tribune)

Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank relies on many volunteers to keep things at the food bank running smoothly. Call Lora Wedge at (218) 727-5653, ext. 108, or email for information.

Work on site: Volunteers are needed at distribution locations to help register program participants or carry 40-pound boxes of food. Monthly distributions occur in Duluth, Two Harbors, Hibbing, Virginia, Wright, Cloquet and Moose Lake. Regular monthly commitment preferred. Must be friendly, enjoy working with people, able to sit for short periods of time and/or lift 40-pound boxes of food. Wear casual, comfortable shoes and clothing. Evening hours are available.

Food shelf: Serve as a shopping assistant or carry boxes for Second Harvest clients. Food shelf distributions occur Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Duluth facility. Must be friendly, enjoy working with people, able to stand, lift, bend and follow warehouse safety procedures. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.