18+ (14+ when accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Volunteers will assist with packing and distributing grocery bags with fresh produce and shelf-stable staples for community members, as well as other pantry tasks as needed.
Tuesdays – Morning, Midday, Afternoon
Wednesdays – Midday, Afternoon
Thursdays – Morning, Midday, Afternoon
Saturdays – Morning, Midday, Afternoon
Days/Times are subject to change; check out Food Bank for New York City’s calendar for updated events.
252 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10026
Comfortable, appropriate clothing
Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
Water bottle is recommended
Metered parking is available but not guaranteed. Public transportation is suggested if possible.
Volunteers will be greeted upon entry and directed to the volunteer room on the first floor.
Food Bank For New York City has been working to end food poverty in our five boroughs since 1983. As the city’s largest hunger-relief organization, we employ a multifaceted approach centered on helping low-income New Yorkers overcome their circumstances and achieve greater independence.
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