We need people like you. Our volunteers work alongside us in so many ways to fight hunger in our community.

Whether packing food in our warehouse, staffing our Emergency Food Helpline, assisting in our office, or helping with events and other projects, your time and efforts play a major role in ending hunger. Click the boxes below to learn how you can get involved.

Volunteer sorting food

Warehouse Food Sorting

We need 100 volunteers a day–especially Mondays and Tuesdays–to meet community need. Three impactful hours means thousands of meals for neighbors.


General Office Support

Help us with mailings, phone calls, reception, handwriting, and other special projects.


Emergency Food Helpline

Answer calls on our Helpline to assist households find healthy food in their own neighborhood.


Special Skills

Do you have technical skills? Can you lend your company’s services or expertise? Bilingual? We can use your help!


Volunteer Stories

Investing in our Community

14 Oct, 2019|0 Comments

Volunteers make a powerful impact every day at the Food Bank.  For more than a decade, MUFG Union Bank volunteers have been among the ranks of people helping to get critical meals out into the

Weekend Warehouse Warrior

10 Oct, 2019|0 Comments

Lead Volunteer John Koch doesn’t mind spending his Saturday mornings in our warehouse. “It’s a really small thing to do that helps a lot. Coming in for a few hours on a Saturday can have

Going above and beyond: Meet Karen

25 Sep, 2019|0 Comments

Karen Long has been a Food Bank supporter for more than a decade, and she’s passionate about ending hunger in Alameda County. Through volunteering in our warehouse, answering calls on our Helpline, and donating regularly,

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