Volunteers Needed: Help Centre Food Hub Fight Food Insecurity

The Centre Food Hub needs volunteers for kitchen meal prep, grocery packing, delivering food, and hospitality. Before the pandemic, the First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain's nonprofit The Centre for Faith, Art & Justice, offered two sit-down meals a week in the church, but once the pandemic hit, they could no longer offer provide onsite meals. And once the pandemic began, an increase in food insecurity was clearly evident. The two sit-down meals a week became hot meals and groceries being delivered to neighbors. The need grew, and soon enough more than 300 households were receiving food via delivery.