Announcing Fall Training Schedule
If you work with a food assistance organization or if you are a volunteer food runner, sign up for one of Community Food Rescue’s FREE Safe Food Handling Trainings.
The fall trainings will be held at various locations around the County. Click on a date below to sign up.
Sept. 30 Training at Family Services Inc., Gaithersburg
Oct. 20 Training at Bethesda Green, Bethesda
Nov. 12 Training at Rainbow Community Development Center, Silver Spring
These FREE two hour trainings are intended for food rescue recipient organization staff and volunteers, and food runners who will be actively engaged in recovering unused surplus food from food businesses. This abbreviated ServSafe training will cover 4 main areas:
- Basic Food Safety
- Personal Hygiene
- Cross-Contamination prevention
- Time & Temperature Control
Community Food Rescue food runner guidelines will be covered and each participant will leave with the knowledge needed to safely receive food from donors, transport and deliver rescued food under proper temperature controls.
The first 15 food assistance organizations to register for CFR’s matching Web application will receive a CFR toolkit to include:
An insulated cooler bag, thermometer and alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, gloves, CFR food donation tracking sheets, a temperature control quick reference guide and copy of the ServSafe Employee Guide.
What if I need Spanish translation or Spanish printed materials?
Please contact Teresa Johnson asap if you need a Spanish translator for this training. We will have a limited supply of ServSafe materials in Spanish at no cost to attendee.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
For registration: Cheryl Kollin, Community Food Rescue 240-491-1958 firstname.lastname@example.org
For class content: Teresa Johnson, Family Services, Inc. (301) 693-7803 email@example.com
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we will have your name on our list
How do food businesses, food assistance organizations, and volunteer food runners sign up to participate in CFR’s Free matching Web application?
Visit CFR’s Web app page to get started.