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Volunteer Delivery Drivers Needed For SCAN Fundraiser

SCAN, Inc. is in need of volunteer delivery drivers for its 31st Annual Brown Bag Lunch fundraiser to take place on Wednesday, March 16, from 11:00am-1:00pm. The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd., will host the event, and drivers are needed for various shifts beginning at 10:15am and ending at 1:15pm. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit SCAN’s mission to protect children, prepare parents, strengthen families, and education our community to Stop Child Abuse and Neglect.

With just over a week until the 31st Annual Brown Bag Lunch fundraising event, SCAN hopes to secure several additional volunteer delivery drivers. Volunteer drivers will deliver pasta and salad lunches made possible by Casa Restaurants, and packaged by community volunteers and SCAN employees. SCAN encourages volunteer drivers to bring a friend to ride along with them and help navigate the city during the hours of the event. The following volunteer delivery driver shifts will be available on Wednesday, March 16:

· 10:15am-12:15pm

· 10:15am-1:15pm

· 11:15am-1:15pm

Interested volunteers that are unable to work these shifts are welcomed to ask about other shift options or volunteer opportunities. To become a volunteer delivery driver, please contact Heather Leas at 260-421-5000 ext. 2318 by Monday, March 14. The delivery area is within one mile of the Interstate 69 and 469 boundaries or no further north than Huntertown.

Lunches are nearly sold out, and are anticipated to sell out for the fourth consecutive year! Lunches must be pre-ordered by Wednesday, March 9, and can be ordered online, by mail, fax, or over the phone. SCAN encourages those interested to order as soon as possible to guarantee a lunch. Proceeds from this event support SCAN as they work to eliminate child abuse and neglect in northern Indiana through family services, education, and community partnerships.

For more information on the 31st Annual Brown Bag Lunch fundraiser, including how to place an order or volunteer, please see hleas.

To order lunches, go to

To volunteer, go