Volunteer Information

Lou & LuDedicated volunteers are the lifeblood of the Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen. Since the beginning, 3,400 community-minded individuals have given more than 139,150 hours of their precious time and energy to serve our guests. Some volunteers have been serving at the Soup Kitchen since the doors opened in 2007. Several of the local churches, families, businesses and civic organizations bring groups of volunteers one day a month. Volunteers also pick up meals and deliver them to those who cannot get to the Soup Kitchen.

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An average of eight volunteers are needed each day, Monday through Friday:  3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.  They will assist in preparing, serving, and cleaning up after daily meals.  Aprons and gloves are provided for our volunteers. Volunteers are asked to wear long pants and no open-toed footwear for safety reasons.  Children between 12 and 16 should be accompanied by an adult.

For more information call the Soup Kitchen at (570) 996-5005 and ask for Mission Coordinator, Donna Shaffer (cell: 570-335-1490) or stop in and visit us Monday – Friday between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.