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Celebrate National Volunteer Week by bagging beans for those in need

Surprise, AZ (March 30, 2021) Show your community pride by participating in the 4th Annual “Bean Bag Day” event on Saturday, April 24.

In Celebration of National Volunteer Week, Seeds of Hope International Ministries has purchased 6,000 pounds of dry pinto beans for the annual “Bean Bag Day” event. Participants can help bag bulk pinto beans into individual packages for ease of distribution to those in need through the Valley View Community Food Bank.

Registration is required to volunteer. There will be four, two-hour time slots. 
Choose from any of the following shifts: 

  • 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

COVID-19 CDC guidelines will be in place, masks are required.

Please call 623.222.1522 or email to register or for more information.

This event is presented by the City of Surprise Human Service Community Vitality Department, Dysart Unified School District, Rotary Club of Surprise Sunset, Seeds of Hope International Ministries, and Valley View Community Food Bank.

More Surprise Day of service events can be found at

Neighborhood Services Division - 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza Surprise, AZ 85374

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Please note, we will not sell or give your e-mail address to any organization without your explicit permission.

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