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Staffers make 3,500+ meals for Richmond Food Bank

For the fall service initiative, the staff volunteered at the Richmond Food Bank Community Kitchen preparing meals. The volunteers included eight VCU School of Social Work employees and four other volunteers. Dan Park, Candice Tam, Pam Duffus, and Ashley Vertuno prepared ready-made snacks and meals for the Children of Kids Café and Senior Connections. Lisa Pond, MeMe Boyd, Kristin Hopkins, and Fay Wade compiled healthy snacks into bags for the Children of Kids Café. Close to the end of their shift, Lisa and Fay were scooping meals into trays for the homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. The rest of the staff worked diligently preparing ready-made snack bags for the next day’s volunteers. They put together over 3,500 meals during their four-hour shift that went out that day to Meals on Wheels, Children of Kids Café, and Senior Connections.

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Ashley Vertuno, Dan Park, & Candice Tam

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MeMe Boyd & Kristin Hopkins

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Fay Wade & Lisa Pond

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Dan Park, Candice Tam, Pam Duffus, MeMe Boyd, & Kristin Hopkins

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