Volunteers fuel Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. Come FEED, TEACH, and GROW with us to build a hunger-free community.
We've been fighting hunger for 20+ years with the support of people like you! Please join us. There are many ways to get
involved with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle::
BACKPACK BUDDIES - Groups of 8-10 people help sort food from BackPack Buddies food drives and fill or deliver the over 1400 backpacks we send out weekly with nutritious weekend meals for food insecure children. Contact Kyle@FoodShuttle.org
NUTRITION & HEALTHY COOKING - Lead cooking-based nutrition education courses and demonstrations designed to teach low-income families how to purchase and prepare healthy, tasty meals on a limited budget. Volunteers are needed for Nutrition and Culinary Instructors, Classroom Assistants, Food Demoists, and Food Runners. Backgrounds in culinary arts, nutrition, or education are highly encouraged, but not required for all positions. Translators and Spanish-speaking volunteers needed for ALL positions. Contact Jill.Brown@FoodShuttle.org
TEACHING FARM - Get your hands dirty and volunteer on our teaching farm in Raleigh! Learn about sustainable agriculture and connect to where your food comes from. Help us with soil preparation, planting, harvesting, weeding, composting, mulching, and working with the chickens, goats, bees and worms. Contact FarmsandGardens@FoodShuttle.org.
FIELD GLEANING - Help gather fresh, healthy produce for people experiencing food hardship. Volunteers work in groups at area farms to gather excess crops which are then delivered to low-income families. Contact Lindsay at LocalProduce@FoodShuttle.org
FOOD RECOVERY - Driver and Driver Assistant: Cover established routes in our refrigerated trucks recovering food from donor sites and delivering it to recipient agencies to reach people in need. Must be 21 to drive and 15 to assist a driver. No special license needed. Contact Volunteers@FoodShuttle.org
WAREHOUSE - Help in general warehouse maintenance: loading and unloading trucks, sorting food, sweeping, mopping. Contact Volunteers@FoodShuttle.org
GROCERY BAGS - Groups of 10 to 15 people [corporations, clubs, faith-based groups] pack and deliver grocery bags to low-income seniors. GROUPS ONLY. Contact Volunteers@FoodShuttle.org
PLANT-A-ROW - Grow produce in your backyard or community gardens to be donated for hunger relief. Volunteers are also needed to staff booths at promotional events to collect PAR donations. Contact Lindsay at Lindsay@FoodShuttle.org
ONE-TIME EVENTS and SPECIAL PROJECTS - Assist at special events such as volunteer fairs, fund-raisers, food drives, or special food distributions. Skilled clerical, administrative, and technical volunteers are also needed for special projects. Contact Volunteers@FoodShuttle.org
VOLUNTEERING AS A GROUP - Want to volunteer as a group with your co-workers, club, or faith-based group? BackPack Buddies, Farms, Grocery Bags, and Field Gleaning are great group options!