Will there be heavy lifting involved?
Yes, in some cases there may be heavy lifting involved. Food bags can weigh 45-50 lbs. I'm allergic to cats/dogs/peanut butter, can I still come to the service group?
Depending on the level of your allergy. If you have a severe allergy, please do not participate in the service group. We cannot guarantee there to not be fur, dander or pets throughout the building and our lobby. Please reach out to your group leader if you have concerns.Will our service group take place outdoors ?
Yes, dependent on temperature. Please dress appropriately. We will limit the time spent outdoors if it is too cold or too hot, but dog walking and some service activities do require being outdoors.What happens if my service group is cancelled?
All service groups are subject to cancellation due to weather or road conditions.
If your service group is rescheduled, please contact SFAHS and reschedule another time for your group.Do you offer service groups for more than 2 hours?
No, we are not able to fulfill requests for groups wishing to have a service group for longer than 2 hours.Do you offer service groups for less than 2 hours?
No, we are not able to fulfill requests for groups wishing to have a service group for less than 2 hours.What should we wear?
Wear comfortable clothing that you are able to get dirty, as that might happen! We also require closed-toed shoes; we recommend sneakers or tennis shoes.Can my children come with me to the service group?
No, you must be 16 years of age to participate in a service group.My family and I want to sign up for a service group, how do we do that?
Due to high volume of requests, service groups are available to businesses, organizations, or high school/college academic or athletic groups only.open all
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