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VOLUNTEER NOW !
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Mobile Loaves & Fishes (MLF). Our ministry has been operating at St. Francis of Assisi since January 2007.
We have many flexible opportunities as most people volunteer once per month, but you are welcome to sign up for more days if you are interested. We have
preparation and delivery teams that make meals and then deliver them to 28 locations around the city. We serve the homeless, working poor and refugee
communities in San Antonio. The dedication, hard work, and tireless efforts of the St. Francis of Assisi and other area MLF volunteers have enabled the ministry
to serve a total of 534,863 meals from 2007 through December 2017.
In order to continue expanding our Christian mission to help the body of Christ, we are looking for new volunteers. Here are some of the MLF teams and
a brief summary of their functions:
| TEAM:  ||  FUNCTION  |
| Clothing team   || meet monthly to sort and arrange donated clothing and toiletries |
| Commissary team || inventory, order, and check accuracy of food supply shipments |
| Condiment team   || prepare packets of food condiments for inclusion in bagged meal deliveries |
| Egg boiling team   || donate 3 dozen raw eggs and boil eggs at MLF kitchen as scheduled |
| Meal delivery team   || transport (lunch or supper) meals to various MLF locations |
| Meal preparation team   || prepare (lunch or supper) meals for delivery |
| San Antonio Food Bank |
| pick-up MLF orders from San Antonio Food Bank. Additional details can be found at the: |
" Volunteers Needed for Food Bank Supplies Transport" entry on the What's New? page.
| Truck team   || assist with fueling, washing, and mechanical maintenance of MLF truck |
All preparation and delivery functions last about 1.5 - 2 hours in length. The start times are as follows for every day of the week:
| MEAL:  ||  PREPARATION:  || DELIVERY: |
| Lunch   || 9:30 a.m. || 11:00 a.m. |
| Supper   || 3:30 p.m. || 5:00 p.m. |
| NOTE: Some teams vary from these times but most are in this range. |
These are the immediate openings for EXISTING and NEW TEAMS TO BE FORMED : [ revised April 4, 2017 ]
| EXISTING TEAMS || || NEW TEAMS TO BE FORMED |
| MONDAYS|| || MONDAYS|
| || || |
| TUESDAYS|| || TUESDAYS|
| 1st Tuesday - lunch preparation || || 1st Tuesday - supper preparation & delivery |
| 2nd Tuesday - supper preparation || || 4th Tuesday - supper preparation & delivery |
| 5th Tuesday - lunch preparation || || |
| WEDNESDAYS|| || WEDNESDAYS|
| 1st Wednesday - supper preparation || || |
| 3rd Wednesday - supper preparation || || |
| THURSDAYS|| || THURSDAYS|
| ALL Thursdays - lunch preparation & delivery || || ALL Thursdays - lunch preparation & delivery |
| 2nd Thursday - supper delivery || || 1st Thursday - supper preparation & delivery |
| || || 3rd Thursday - supper preparation & delivery |
| FRIDAYS|| || FRIDAYS|
| 1st Friday - lunch preparation & delivery || || 2nd Friday - lunch preparation & delivery |
| 1st Friday - supper preparation & delivery || || |
| 3rd Friday - supper delivery || || |
| 4th Friday - supper preparation & delivery || || |
| SATURDAYS|| || SATURDAYS|
| || || |
| || || |
| SUNDAYS|| || SUNDAYS|
| 1st Sunday - supper preparation || || |
| 4th Sunday - lunch delivery || || |
| || || |
| EGG BOILING   - Flexible scheduling available |
For a printer-friendly copy of this openings list, click Team Openings.
For detailed meal preparation instructions, click this procedures link.
MLF meal teams are staffed by volunteers from these San Antonio area businesses, churches, civic groups, and schools:
If you are interested in joining our rewarding ministry, click the volunteer form . Should you decide to join us, it will be a decision
that you will never regret!
For additional information on volunteer needs, please contact Julie Mellin via email [ firstname.lastname@example.org ] .
Remember the words of our patron St. Francis of Assisi's peace prayer   "for it is in giving that we receive."
Page created: 2013 Last Modified: Saturday, January 6, 2018
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OR bank account withdrawal through the new St. Francis of Assisi secure online
donation system. To make a donation to the MLF program, you must select the
MOBILE LOAVES AND FISHES MINISTRY entry at the " Fund: * " option.