The warehouses of the Bordeaux food bank.
E.Provenzano / 20 Minutes
The food bank in Bordeaux and Gironde, which supplies food to 135 associations and communal social action centers, needs reinforcements.
It counts about fifteen new associations, and a rise in needs.
However, some of its older volunteers want to step back in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic.
Collections are carried out in compliance with health rules
In a press release sent on Thursday, it launched an appeal to recruit new volunteers for its logistics activities.
It is looking for “driver-guide crews, order pickers, teams for sorting the food collected, to which we must add bag preparers for students.
»To volunteer, send a message to email@example.com
The collection activity at distributors has resumed full-time "in strict compliance with health standards to protect the teams," said the press release.
The context of the health crisis is accompanied by a rise in requests from associations: “during the last semester, we distributed 1,800 tonnes of food.
This represents 3.6 million meals and a 20% increase over a normal rate.
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