Spring Into Caring 2014


United Way of Southwestern Indiana Announces SPRING INTO CARING FOOD DRIVE


The United Way Spring Into Caring Food Drive will be conducted the week of April 21-25, 2014 and is an easy way to bring people together to address a real need in our community.
• Start by selecting a coordinator for your food drive.
• Put together a committee to help plan your drive.
• Get your CEO involved to endorse the Food Drive and encourage people to donate.
• Set a goal: one meal is equivalent to 1.2 lbs of food. Communicate it by number of meals or pounds.
• Have a Kickoff event to announce the Food Drive and your goal for the week.
• Designate each day of the week as a certain food collection day. For instance:
- Meat Monday: Canned tuna, chicken, salmon or ham.
- Fruit & Vegetable Tuesday: Fruit packed in light syrup or vegetables or soups
- Dry Good Wednesday: Rice, Cereal, Mash Potatoes, Peanut Butter, Pasta, Macaroni & Cheese
- Back Pack Thursday: Individual Serving sizes that can fit in a backpack that a child will take home to have food for the weekend.
- FRIDAY DROP OFF DAY: At United Way of Southwestern Indiana's parking lot, 501 N.W. 4th Street. Drop off is 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Companies, participating groups and indivdiuals may bring their food items to United Way on FRIDAY, APRIL 25 ONLY BETWEEN 9:00 a.m.-4 :00 p.m.

Spring Into Caring Food Drive 2014 >

Volunteer Registration >

Please fill out and submit this form by Wednesday, April 24.

Volunteer Name: 
Phone Number:

Please use a valid email in order to receive your registration confirmation.

Food Drive Coordinator:
Volunteer Preference:

Volunteers are assigned to projects on a first-come, first-serve basis. If


Friday, April 25 at United Way of Southwestern Indiana

Marking boxes/Loading truck

8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, April 28 at Tri-State Food Bank

Unloading/Sorting Food

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Photo Authorization:

By checking this box, I affirm that I am the person as stated in the form above and am 18 years of age or older. I do hereby release from liability any persons volunteering/working on projects, owners of property, the city, county, state and any person associated with the United Way of Southwestern Indiana Day of Caring. In case of emergency, I permit United Way representatives and any person onsite to contact emergency response should something happen to me while volunteering.

I hereby authorize and consent that United Way of Southwestern Indiana shall have absolute right to publish, use or sell any and all photographic portraits, television spots, or videotapes they have taken of me on April 21-25, 2014. I hereby waive all claims for any compensation. I hereby warrant that I am of full age and have every right to contract in my own name in the above regard.

By checking the box, you are agreeing to the above Release of Liability and Photo Authorization and Release statement.

United Way of Southwestern Indiana / P.O. Box 18, Evansville, Indiana 47701-0018
Ph. 812-422-4100, Fax. 812-421-7474

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