PALMDALE – The city of Palmdale’s South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES) food and shelter program is seeking volunteer drivers and donation assistants to pick up and process daily donations.
Volunteers should be 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver’s license, carry auto insurance, and have a clean driving record.
Qualified volunteers should be able to commit one morning per week, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and be able to lift 50 pounds.
There will be an orientation for interested volunteers at 10 a.m. this Friday, Feb. 27, at SAVES, located at 1002 East Avenue Q-12 in Palmdale.
For more information, call Trish Jones at 661-267-5473.
The city of Palmdale’s SAVES program has provided a practical and caring approach to serving people in need since 1983. During the 2012/2013 fiscal year, SAVES was able to provide 67,704 meals to families, 18,333 meals to seniors, and 2,680 units of bread and bakery.
In addition, during the 2013 holiday season, SAVES provided 230 Thanksgiving baskets, 280 holiday baskets and 348 toys to children.
For more information, call SAVES Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 661-267-5191.