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Volunteer Try Out at The Food Bank Singapore (28 Aug)
Tuesday 28/08/2018 @ 10:30 - 12:30Free
Thinking more about food waste, and wondering what we can do about it….?
Why not try out the volunteer work at The Food Bank Singapore with us!
– 10:30 Meet directly at The Food Bank Singapore Office at Tanjong Pagar District Park.
– Quick briefing by the representatives of the Food Bank Singapore. Attendees* are welcome to work as a volunteer at the The Food Bank Singapore Warehouse, some volunteers may be asked to help move bulky and heavy items or record inventorys of donated food items. Please inform the Food Bank Singapore staff beforehand if you have any back pain or injuries and are not able help move heavy items.
-12:00 Short presentation by Food Bank Singapore about food wastage in Singapore.
All volunteers are to be in covered shoes and comfortable wear.
Do bring along bottled water, face towel or a change of clothes if required.
About Food Waste
According to the NEA(National Environment Agency), Singapore wasted approximately 790,000 tonnes of food in 2014….(Quoted from Channel New Asia, please click their link to know more about the story.)
About The Food Bank Singapore
Probably the first question on your mind right now is “What is a food bank?”
To make it really simple, a food bank is a place where companies or people can come to deposit or donate their unused or unwanted food which will then be collected and allocated to the needy through a network of member beneficiaries such as family service centres, various types of homes, soup kitchens, and other VWOs.
As the price of food continues to rise, many middle to low income families have problems putting food on the table as salaries are not increasing as quickly. Moreover, based on our observation, we do know that there are pockets of unused food within the food industry that can most certainly be put to better use.
Therefore, based on our sincere passion for food, The Food Bank Singapore was set out by Nichol & Nicholas Ng. To find out more about The Food Bank Singapore, simply navigate www.foodbank.sg .
About Spoonful’s Philosophy
Spoonful’s philosophy is “Food For Thought With a Smile “. Through Food & Cooking events, we want the society to pay attention to increase how precious food is and the origins of food. Leveraging on our F&B activities, we would like to increase awareness of people and communities in other part of the world where food is luxury. Let’s change the world from your plate, kitchen and cooking, with us. We would like your culinary journey to start with the planting of seeds until the food is served on your plate. “Creating awareness one spoonful at a time”.
Spoonful is one of the supporters of “The Food Bank Singapore”
Terms & Conditions
-Copyright of photos and video shooting taken by Spoonful (Alchemist Pte Ltd) and its partners during the event will belong to Spoonful. Spoonful has the right to use the photos and video shooting for PR and marketing purpose.
-“Spoonful (Alchemist Pte Ltd)” is not responsible for any accidents and illness caused during the volunteer work. Each attendee must take his/her own responsibility during the volunteer work.
-Spoonful will notify 3 days prior the event day to all the attendees if the volunteer work has to be cancelled.
-This volunteer work is opened only for 5 years old and above.
-Spoonful will include all attendees in our mailing list after the event.