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MCACHE Emerging Leaders (EL) Community Engagement Event – Focus: HOPE

May 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The next Community Engagement event will be on Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, and MCACHE will be partnering with Focus: HOPE to package food boxes for those in need within the surrounding Metro Detroit area.


The Food Box Packing activity will consist of opening stacked boxes of inventory and setting up the stock in carts to put in Focus: Hope boxes. As the boxes move down the assembly line, volunteers fill the boxes from the carts of prepared stock; volunteers will stack the full boxes on pallets to prepare for delivery and pick up. Each full box is approximately 35lbs and participants should prepare long periods of active moving/standing and lifting, bending, carrying, and squatting.


As there are moderate physical activity expectations for this event, please dress comfortably and wear comfortable shoes (No open-toe shoes, jogging pants, shorts, tank tops/sleeveless shirts). Focus: HOPE will provide gloves on-site, but it is helpful if participants bring their own work or gardening gloves to protect their hands from rough surfaces/dust. There is limited storage space in the volunteer office area, please leave personal items in your vehicle. Lastly, face coverings/masks are required for this event and if you are not feeling well or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, please stay home.


We look forward to seeing you at this event!


What: Focus: HOPE Food Box Packing

When: Saturday, May 7

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Where: 1400 Oakman Boulevard, Detroit Michigan 48238


The deadline for registration is May 2, 2022


REGISTRATION (please complete both steps): 

  1. Register with MCACHE: To register for the event click here
  2. You must also register on the Focus: HOPE site to complete registration to secure a spot within this event. Once you have created a Focus: HOPE account and signed the electronic waiver, you will need to click on the provided link below again to access the “Join Team MCACHE Emerging Leaders Group” event landing page. Please select the “Join Team” button at the bottom of the event landing page to complete registration. To create your Focus: HOPE account and register, click here.


If you plan to have additional guests sign up for this event, please have them sign up separately within the MCACHE registration and the Focus: HOPE site so they may fill out the proper waivers.


Please feel free to reach out to Tyler Vogt ([email protected]), Shamole Ahmed ([email protected]), and David Cicala ([email protected]) if you have any questions.



May 7, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Should you have any questions or concerns about an event, or you need to change registration for an event, please contact us at [email protected]. Thank you!