Feeding America San Diego relies on the support of over 10,000 volunteers annually to sort product and distribute it to our distribution partners and clients. Thank you for your interest in volunteering and making it possible for us to continue to fight hunger in San Diego.

How to Sign Up

  1. Review our website
  2. Sign up to volunteer below
  3. Receive a reminder email 3 days before your volunteer event
  4. Attend your volunteer event at (unless otherwise noted):
    FASD Distribution Center
    9455 Waples St, Ste 135
    San Diego CA 92121
  5. Have fun!

Returning Users

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Reminders

-Close toed shoes are required to volunteer.

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

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

 

Groups:

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

Interested in FASD Gear? We offer 25% off FASD shirts for group sales of 10+. Contact tdale@feedingamericasd.org for details.

For more information on how to sign up a group of 10 or more volunteers visit Groups


Court Ordered Volunteers:

All Court Ordered Volunteers must be cleared by the Volunteer Department prior to starting their hours. 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.

 

Want to volunteer beyond the Food Sorting shifts?

We have Leadership Opportunities including Team Leader, Ambassador, Office Volunteers, Internships and more.

Sign up for our next Leadership Orientation on Wednesday, December 3rd from 6pm- 7:30pm to learn more.

Also visit here for more info >> Leadership

Want to recognize a volunteer? Please vote for the Volunteer of the Month here>>

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/fasdvom

 

Questions? Comments? Concerns?
Please contact the Volunteer Department by phone 858.768.7422 or email volunteersd@feedingamericasd.org

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Upcoming Events
Friday, October 24, 2014
Friday, October 24, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Morning Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Friday, October 24, 2 pm - 4 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Afternoon Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Reserved
Saturday, October 25, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 hours)

Saturday Morning Food Sorting projects include: BackPack Staple Packing, Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Full
Saturday, October 25, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)

Celebrate Madeline Prentice's 8th Birthday during a special volunteer shift at Feeding America San Diego!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Reserved
Tuesday, October 28, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Reserved
Tuesday, October 28, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Full
Wednesday, October 29, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Morning Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(6 slots left)
Wednesday, October 29, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(3 slots left)
Wednesday, October 29, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Backpack, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
(45 slots left)
Thursday, October 30, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Scare Away Hunger by raising vital funds for Feeding America San Diego.

We will celebrate the meals raised by participants of our Scare Away Hunger Challenge during the month of October, during this special volunteer shift.

Fundraising not required to attend this volunteer shift!

This is a very child friendly volunteer shift!

 

Wear your best family- friendly costume!

Friday, October 31, 2014
(6 slots left)
Friday, October 31, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Morning Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Reserved
Saturday, November 1, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 hours)

Saturday Morning Food Sorting projects include: BackPack Staple Packing, Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Full
Saturday, November 1, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)

Saturday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: BackPack Staple Packing, Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Full
Tuesday, November 4, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(6 slots left)
Tuesday, November 4, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Full
Wednesday, November 5, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(1 slot left)
Wednesday, November 5, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Backpack, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Thursday, November 6, 2014
(6 slots left)
Thursday, November 6, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Thursday Afternoon Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Full
Thursday, November 6, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Thursday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Friday, November 7, 2014
(18 slots left)
Friday, November 7, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Morning Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Reserved
Friday, November 7, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Afternoon Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Reserved
Saturday, November 8, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 hours)

Saturday Morning Food Sorting projects include: BackPack Staple Packing, Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Full
Saturday, November 8, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)

Saturday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: BackPack Staple Packing, Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Reserved
Tuesday, November 11, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Reserved
Tuesday, November 11, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Full
Wednesday, November 12, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Reserved
Wednesday, November 12, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Backpack, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
(40 slots left)
Thursday, November 13, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Thursday Afternoon Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Full
Friday, November 14, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Morning Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Full
Friday, November 14, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Afternoon Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Full
Saturday, November 15, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 hours)

Saturday Morning Food Sorting projects include: BackPack Staple Packing, Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Full
Saturday, November 15, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)

Saturday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: BackPack Staple Packing, Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
(3 slots left)
Tuesday, November 18, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Reserved
Tuesday, November 18, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Full
Wednesday, November 19, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Morning Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(20 slots left)
Wednesday, November 19, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(3 slots left)
Wednesday, November 19, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Backpack, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Full
Thursday, November 20, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Thursday Morning Food Sorting projects include: Backpack, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(9 slots left)
Thursday, November 20, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Thursday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Full
Friday, November 21, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Friday Morning Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
(4 slots left)
Saturday, November 22, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 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.

(21 slots left)
Saturday, November 22, 9:30 am - 11:30 am (2.00 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.

(13 slots left)
Saturday, November 22, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 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.

Reserved
Saturday, November 22, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm (2.00 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.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
(7 slots left)
Tuesday, November 25, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(8 slots left)
Tuesday, November 25, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Tuesday Evening Food Sorting projects include: Farm2Kids, Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
(43 slots left)
Wednesday, November 26, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Morning Group Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

(40 slots left)
Wednesday, November 26, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Wednesday Afternoon Food Sorting projects include: Reclamation, Repack, Label, and Gleaning. Click the event name for a more detailed description.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
(17 slots left)
Wednesday, December 3, 6 pm - 7:30 pm (1.50 hours)

Are you interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities beyond the Food Sorting shifts?

 

This orientation is designed to educate interested volunteers about Feeding America San Diego and current leadership volunteer opportunities including our Team Leader, Ambassador, Nutrition Advocates, Office Volunteer roles and more.

This orientation also reviews current Internships and allows an opportunity to apply and interview for some volunteer roles.

No prior volunteer experience with FASD required to attend this orientation.