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Manna Meals That Matter

Event Guide

Our event guide is your go to reference on how to plan for a meal packing event for your organization. If you are interested in hosting a meal packing event please read over this guide and contact us!

Planning An Event



Floor Managers (Manna, Meals That Matter staff personnel) Responsible for all activities occurring in the area where the stations are located and the food packaging is taking place. This includes the training and oversight of the Schedulers, Station Escorts, Station Coordinators, Floaters, Food Prep, Loaders and Runners.



Event Coordinator

Host’s representative

Greeter and Registration

The first person volunteers see when coming to the event to package food. Enthusiastically greets volunteers and helps register volunteers.

Key Volunteer

This individual (s) will need to show up prior to the event for additional training, as they will help oversee training, food prep. Most importantly they will need to be willing to stay for the duration of the packaging event.


Equips volunteers with apron, hair net and assembles volunteers into station groups of 10 people.

Station Escort

Greet volunteers, escort groups from the staging area to a food packaging station.

Table Leader

Responsible for the production of the packets at one or two tables. This includes explaining to the volunteers how to do each job at the station and ensuring the job is performed correctly. This role is considered to be a key volunteer and will need to be willing to stay for the duration of the event.

Station Floater (IWH Manna Meals That Matter Staff)

Assist the station coordinators in the execution of their responsibilities including quality control and brief relief periods for the Table Leaders.

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