Feeding America San Diego relies on the support of over 13,000 volunteers annually to help make it possible to distribute over 22 million pounds of food each year. Thank you for your interest in volunteering and making it possible for us to continue to fight hunger in San Diego. 

Dresscode Reminders

•Close-toed shoes are required. Tennis shoes or running shoes work great!

 •The Distribution Center is neither cooled nor heated – we urge you to dress accordingly.

• Bringing work gloves is recommended, but not required. 

•Wear proper work clothes that you do not mind getting dirty.

•Leave valuables in your vehicle or at home. No jewelry.

•Please no horseplay in the warehouse.

 

Youth Volunteer Reminders

-All volunteers must be 6 years or older to enter Distribution Center.

-Volunteers under 16 must have a parent or guardian sign up to volunteer with them.

-Volunteers under 18 years need a paper waiver with a parent or guardian signature on their first volunteer shift.

-Each volunteer must be registered online. Parents can register their children just like they did themselves, using the same email address but a different user name.

Group Volunteer Reminders

If you are volunteering with a group be sure to sign in with your unique join code. After you do your shift will change from "reserved" or "full" to available for sign up until there are no more spaces left. 

For more information on how to request a volunteer event for a group of 10 or more volunteers visit Groups


Court Ordered Volunteer Reminders

All Court Ordered Volunteers must be cleared by the Volunteer Department prior to first volunteer shift. Contact the Volunteer Department at volunteersd@feedingamericasd.org with your request to volunteer as a Court Ordered Volunteer prior to your first scheduled volunteer shift.

Hours will not be eligible for service letter prior to being approved by the Volunteer Department.

 

Want to volunteer beyond the Food Sorting shifts?

See current leadership volunteer, department support volunteer, and internship positions by visiting: 

www.feedingamericasd.org/get-involved/volunteer/leadership-opportunities

www.feedingamericasd.org/get-involved/volunteer/regular-opportunities

http://feedingamericasd.org/about/employment-internships/

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Feedback?

Please contact the Volunteer Department by phone 858.768.7422 or email volunteersd@feedingamericasd.org

You can also visit www.feedingamericasd.org to learn more about making a difference in San Diego.

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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Distribution Center
Tuesday, September 1, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Distribution Center
Wednesday, September 2, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, September 3, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Tuesday, September 8, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Wednesday, September 9, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Thursday, September 10, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Thursday, September 10, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Monday, September 14, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Monday, September 14, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Full
Distribution Center
Monday, September 14, 10 am - 12 pm (2 hours)

Monday Morning Food Sorting projects include: Sorting food donated through Food Rescue program. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, September 15, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, September 17, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Friday, September 18, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Friday, September 18, 10:30 am - 12 pm (1.5 hours)

Field Trip Opportunity for Regular Volunteers and their friends and family: Distributing food at our Senior Program site in Escondido.

This occurs once a month, as an opportunity for Regular Volunteers to directly distribute food to senior clients.

Saturday, September 19, 2015
(8 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, September 19, 9 am - 11 am (2 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(18 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, September 19, 9:15 am - 11:15 am (2 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(16 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, September 19, 9:30 am - 11:30 am (2 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(25 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, September 19, 9:45 am - 11:45 am (2 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(15 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, September 19, 10 am - 12 pm (2 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(19 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, September 19, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm (2 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

Monday, September 21, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Monday, September 21, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Tuesday, September 22, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, September 23, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Thursday, September 24, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Thursday, September 24, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Monday, September 28, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Monday, September 28, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Tuesday, September 29, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, September 30, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Thursday, October 1, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Thursday, October 1, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.5 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

Must be on time- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Driver will leave at 5:35am.

Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Friday, October 16, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Friday, October 16, 10:30 am - 12 pm (1.5 hours)

Field Trip Opportunity for Regular Volunteers and their friends and family: Distributing food at our Senior Program site in Escondido.

This occurs once a month, as an opportunity for Regular Volunteers to directly distribute food to senior clients.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
(10 slots left)
Tuesday, November 10, 6 pm - 8 pm (2 hours)
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, November 12, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: BackPack Bags, Produce Gleaning, Repack

Friday, November 20, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Friday, November 20, 10:30 am - 12 pm (1.5 hours)

Field Trip Opportunity for Regular Volunteers and their friends and family: Distributing food at our Senior Program site in Escondido.

This occurs once a month, as an opportunity for Regular Volunteers to directly distribute food to senior clients.