Volunteers established the food bank in 1965 and they have been the
foundation of our success ever since. There is an ever present
awareness to serve those in need, in the spirit of neighbor helping
neighbor. In 2010, volunteers dedicated 38,796 hours of service.
The best way for individuals to start is to
attend a Volunteer Orientation and Tour which is offered monthly at our
warehouse. Please call to find out when the next one will be held. If
you would like to volunteer for a specific event or for a short time
please contact us with the particulars. Call (360) 352-8597 ext. 103 or
Email us at email@example.com
Volunteering at the Food Bank
Volunteers are scheduled Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the
day. Tasks include sorting food, repackaging food, cleaning produce,
building food bags, and setting up the food bank in preparation for
Individuals Volunteering at the Food Bank
scheduled Monday through Friday for daytime shifts, two evenings a
month and at other times to support special programs and events. Tasks
include sorting food, repackaging food, and cleaning produce, building
food bags, setting up the food bank in preparation for food
distribution and assisting customers as they shop.
Families & Groups Volunteering at the Food Bank
Families and groups of all sizes have numerous opportunities to support
our programs during the week and on the weekends. Our biggest events
occur in November, December, January and May with additional projects
throughout the year. Groups are encouraged to contact the Food Bank to
get more information.
Who can Volunteer?
The Food Bank has various tasks for individuals of all ages. Students
and youth age 12 and older may volunteer without parental or custodial
supervision. Youth under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
If you are a student
Students needing class/school community service hours may volunteer
during the school year, and during Spring, Summer and Winter Breaks.
Follow the "Getting Started" information above.