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Volunteer in the warehouse: Sort and Pack in San Francisco and Marin

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

  1. SF- Pennsylvania Warehouse:900 Pennsylvania Ave. San Francisco, CA 94107
  2. SF – Illinois Warehouse:1050 Marin Street (at Illinois) San Francisco, CA 94107
  3. Marin:2550 Kerner Blvd. San Rafael, CA 94901

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)

MASKS REQUIRED.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

REVIEW THE WEBSITE for minimum ages at each location!

Contact us at 415-282-1900, x 244 or email volunteer@sfmfoodbank.org.

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 to 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.
Sending or dropping off items to a nonprofit? Don't forget to tell them you found them through PGK! Download and print a packing slip here.
  1. Visit our online calendar and create a new account.
  2. Find a shift that fits your schedule and make a reservation. 
  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 Give Back app!