Want to help food banks respond to coronavirus?

Food banks, food pantries, and meal programs in the Feeding America network are continuing to do what they do best - feed people in need. Volunteers are critical to providing food to everyone during this difficult time.

Pledge to support your food bank by volunteering

How to Volunteer During COVID-19

Every volunteer experience is a little different. Here are some things you might do as a volunteer:

  • Sorting and packing. You can keep the shelves stocked by assembling boxes of food for distribution.
  • Assisting at mobile pantries, drive-thru pantries, and no-contact distributions. Help your neighbors feed their families.
  • Delivering meals. With many communities sheltering in place, you can help make sure our most vulnerable neighbors have the food they need while staying safe.
  • Volunteering from home. Some food banks have moved their volunteer shifts online and are asking volunteers to help fundraise or spread awareness.

Volunteers help where the need is greatest so check with your local food bank about what opportunities are available.


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