Community Cooperative Seeks Volunteers

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Meals on Wheels, The Soup Kitchen & Food Pantries

Community Cooperative will soon see a 40 percent drop in its volunteer manpower as seasonal residents head back north.

““We actually get busier during the summer months when kids are out of school so the need for help increases at the same time we lose a significant pool of volunteers”, said Tracey Galloway, CEO of Community Cooperative.  “ We are seeking volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels deliveries, kitchens and food pantries, gardening, or anyone who wants to help make a difference in our community.”

Meals on Wheels delivery routes are all over Lee County so volunteers can be assigned to routes convenient to home or work. The Soup Kitchens and Community Markets are located near downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach while Mobile Food Pantries are held at locations throughout Lee County. If you are interested in volunteering please go to our website, www.CommunityCooperative.com to download the volunteer application. For more information, contact Rachell Mays, Volunteer Coordinator at 239-332-7687 x100 or Rachell@CommunityCooperative.com

Community Cooperative is an innovative nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization made up of social service entrepreneurs fighting to end homelessness and hunger in our community. The agency provides more than 15,000 meals each month through its Community Cafés and Meals on Wheels programs, distributed more than 500,000 pounds of groceries through its Mobile Food Pantries, and served 6,500 individuals and families with homeless and comprehensive case management services through its Social & Education Resource Centers. A proud United Way partner, Community Cooperative serves Fort Myers and the greater Lee County area, including Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres and Fort Myers Beach.

For more information, please call 239-332-7687 or visit www.CommunityCooperative.com.