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How to book a grocery shopping task

Grocery shopping is one of those unavoidable tasks that always takes time, effort, and planning. Love it or hate it, it’s something that we have to do, so why not make it as hassle-free as possible? Whether you need a last minute trip to the store, or you want to outsource this part of your life forever – Taskers are here to help. Keep reading to learn how you can book a Tasker to help you easily get your grocery shopping done. Tips & Best Practices Be specific: Because grocery shopping is such a regular activity, you probably don’t have to think too much about what you need from the store. But remember, your Tasker has no idea what you like or don’t like – this includes brands, sizes, amounts, and other options. Make sure you explain exactly what you want your Tasker to pick up. For instance, “4lbs of Granny Smith apples” is better than “please get some apples”.  Share a picture with your Tasker: You can type out your shopping list but to …

TaskRabbit for Good community grants: how to apply

TaskRabbit is proud to support community-based organizations through TaskRabbit for Good. One way we do this is through our grant giving. Twice a year, during one spring and one fall cycle,we award $50k in grants to organizations that are helping neighbors in need find work or a place to call home. Wondering if your organization qualifies? Want to share the opportunity within your community? Here’s how you can apply! Organizations should align with our mission of helping neighbors in need find work and a place to call home. Services provided should align with TaskRabbit for Good’s focus populations (e.g. unemployed, underemployed, homeless, refugees, displaced, veterans, seniors). Organizations must be located and operate in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, or France and have 501(c)(3) status in the US, “registered charity” status in the UK and Canada, or have “officially registered and recognized association” status in France. All organizations must have an annual operating budget of under $1 million. An organization must not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national or …