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The Food Bank employs a small full time staff and relies on the many helping hands of our awesome volunteers in “helping heal the hurt of hunger”.  We accept volunteer help and donated in-kind services in many categories. Individuals or groups are welcomed.  From clerical help in our offices to building maintenance, from donated food sorting to special event committees, there are many ways to help and many needs to be met! 

The Food Bank is open every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 8:00 a.m until noon, so stop by and VOLUNTEER.  We look forward to having you! 

We ask that individual volunteers be 18 years of age or older unless volunteering along with a parent or responsible party. You must fill out and submit a volunteer application at the Food Bank. Volunteer Orientation is available on an individual basis and must be scheduled. If you would like to be contacted for volunteer opportunities, fill out the form at the bottom of this page. You can also contact Volunteer Coordinator Natalie Flores by calling 361-578-0591 or email.

In order to speed up the check-in process, please complete the Volunteer Release and bring it with you. CLOSED-TOES SHOES MUST BE WORN. NO SANDALS OR FLIP-FLOPS PERMITTED.

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Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Volunteer Opportunities

Saturdays (2nd & 4th) from 8:00 am to noon (individuals or groups). Groups can also schedule on weekday evenings or after 1:00 pm on Saturday by calling 578-0591. *Special Events may be held on weekends.