20,000 volunteers. More than 115,000 hours. Every year, you ensure that children, adults and seniors in Alameda County know where their next meal will come from. We couldn’t be more grateful.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED in 2019
The need for volunteers remains well after the holidays are over; we are often short of volunteers during the early months of the year. Please consider recruiting 5-40 of your colleagues, classmates, friends, or congregation members to join us on the warehouse floor for a weekday shift.
In just three hours, you can help nourish the 1 in 5 county residents who rely on our services.
We serve an immense need: 1 in 5 of our neighbors in Alameda County accesses our services. And we can’t do the work we do without volunteers.
Five (sometimes six) days a week, our warehouse and office are abuzz with activity. Whether packing food in our warehouse, staffing our Emergency Food Helpline, assisting in our office or helping with events and other projects, your contributions as a volunteer are a critical part of our efforts. Please click the boxes below to learn more about specific volunteer opportunities. You can also learn about new opportunities by downloading this flier, or by signing up for our volunteer newsletter.
Warehouse Food Sorting
We need 100 volunteers a day — especially Mondays and Tuesday — to meet community need. Three impactful hours means thousands of meals for our community.
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General Office Help
Help us with mailings, phone calls, reception, handwriting, and other special projects.
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Emergency Food Helpline
Help households find a source of healthy food in their own neighborhood as a Helpline operator.
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Bilingual? Special technical skill? Great handwriting? We can use your help!
Our volunteers out at their local Safeway, helping us make the day a success! The Saturday before Thanksgiving is one of the year's biggest grocery shopping days—and it also kicks off one of our biggest