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Ready to Help Fight Hunger?

Food Sorting in our San Francisco Warehouse

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

San Francisco Warehouse
900 Pennsylvania Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94107

WHEN

Ongoing activity throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Mom, Dad or other grown-up (some adult facilitation/involvement required)

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Volunteers in our warehouse are critical to getting food ready for delivery. Work done in the warehouse allows us to distribute more and different kinds of food (carrots, apples, oranges, rice, oats, etc.) and is delivered to the community in the days after a shift.

DESCRIPTION

Help us sort and pack food, usually fresh fruit or grains, into sizes that are convenient for families to receive. You'll be in our warehouse with many other volunteers together getting food ready for distribution.


ITEMS NEEDED

Close-toed shoes (We also suggest dressing in layers since the warehouse can be cold.)


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Although we have shifts 7 days a week, only certain days are open to youth. Please pay attention to the age limits when booking.  Weekdays are limited to volunteers 11+. On Saturdays we welcome volunteers 8+ and Sundays are 4+.

For middle school students, we ask for a 1:5 youth:adult ratio. That decreases to 1:1 for elementary and younger youth (for a weekend). Please include adults in your reservation count when booking.


NEXT STEPS

Simply sign up and come to the warehouse! For questions or for more information, email us at volunteer@sfmfoodbank.org. Please note: Although we have shifts 7 days a week, only certain days are open to youth. Please pay attention to the age limits when booking.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Visit our online calendar and create a new account (ideally your username is the same as your email address) and create a new group (the name can be anything).

2. Find a shift that fits your schedule and make a reserveration. 

3. Come to the warehouse 15 minutes before your shift is scheduled to start and we'll show you what to do.

Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the YouthGive app!