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Mission Office: 614 488-0681 ext106
hearttoheart@FCchurch.com
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First Community Church
Community Outreach Building
1944 W. First Avenue Columbus, OH 43212

Meeting Notes: March 4

By March 4, 2019 Meetings

3/4 Orientation Planning Sub-Committee Notes

Present:  Lamar Graham, Mark Tucker, Kitty Rohrer

Information to Include in an in-person Orientation to Heart-to-Heart:

  • Why have a Food Pantry?
    • Stats & Figures re: Poverty in Central Ohio Area
    • Impact of Food Insecurity or Hunger on Individuals/Families
    • Who Are Our Clients?
    • “Poverty Brain” & impact of Chronic Stress
    • What do our clients need beyond food
      • Buffering Relationships
      • Support
      • Hope
    • Heart-to-Heart Philosophy
    • Heart-to-Heart History
    • Basic Information
      • Days & Times of Pantry for Clients:
        • Tues & Thurs 8:30am to 1:00pm
        • Eligibility Details for Shopping
        • Once every 30 Days
        • No Zip Code Restrictions
        • Define “Choice Pantry” & H2H’s Belief
      • Days & Times of Pantry Stocking:
        • Mondays 9:00am to 10:30am (1st, 3rd, & 4th Mondays)
        • 2nd Monday 9:00 to 10:30 & 1:00pm to 3:00pm (Big Order arrival from Mid-Ohio Food Bank)
        • Wednesdays 3:00pm to 4:30pm
        • Fridays 10:00am to 11:00am
      • Descriptions of the Various Volunteer Jobs
        • Stocking Responsibilities under Melody
          • Lifting so much weight
          • Rotating stock
          • Weighing all donations
          • Documenting Donations
          • Recycling cardboard
          • Work with Students
          • Pickup Responsibilities
            • Stores & Locations
            • Contacts
            • Process
            • Weigh-ins & Documentation
        • Client Services on Shopping Days
          • Computer Registration (Describe Pantry-Trak & our connection to Mid-Ohio Food Bank)
          • Shopping with Clients
          • Shift Leader
          • Carrying groceries to client’s cars
          • Reading to/Entertaining Children
          • Restocking treats, coffee, food, etc