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Volunteers are a vital part of the success of the Kangaroo Pantry. Just a few hours of your time can make a difference!

Volunteers can work in the Pantry, assist with donations, and serve the organizations who donate to the Pantry. We look forward to having you be a part of the effort to help solve hunger at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Volunteer Duties

  • Checking individuals into the Kangaroo Pantry
  • Helping individuals fill out first time information sheets
  • Filling request forms for pick up, and request forms for users that are checking out
  • Restocking the pantry
  • Loading/unloading vehicles
  • Cleaning the Kangaroo Pantry
  • Informing and guiding individuals on how Kangaroo Pantry works
  • Working special events (food drives, socials, etc.) that are geared towards raising money and food
  • Distributing flyers and promoting events that involve the Pantry
  • Placing and collecting bins for food drives

Term of Commitment

  • Minimum of one shift per month (4 hours) for one semester/year.
  • Attend orientation and training session

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