Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities and Items Needed

CPO, a Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh program, is celebrating 40 years of serving the triangle community!  We provide emergency food assistance and, when possible, small children’s clothing and baby items, such as formula and diapers. In 2017, CPO served 9,000 people a month on average with 1,900 volunteers and four paid staff.  We distributed … Continue reading Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities and Items Needed



Be a Host for Kids Summer Meals!

Could your church, civic group, or community organization host a Kids Summer Meals site in 2018? By partnering with Food Bank CENC, sites provide breakfast and lunch meals to children living in low-income areas, while school is out for the summer. Visit our page: foodbankcenc.org/ksm for more information or to submit an application!



Community Wide Sweet Potato Baggin’ Event

Please join the annual community wide sweet potato bagging event starting at 9:00 am on Saturday, Feb. 24. It will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Catholic Church, 520 W. Holding St. in Wake Forest. We will be bagging at least 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes that were grown on former NFL player … Continue reading Community Wide Sweet Potato Baggin’ Event



Internship – Farm Stand Volunteer Coordinator

Farm Stand Volunteer Coordinator Internship https://www.foodshuttle.org/jobs-internships/ BACKGROUND: The Food Shuttle Farm is a ten-acre urban production farm in the heart of Raleigh dedicated to growing the freshest produce possible for the Food Shuttle’s hunger relief programs. Eighty percent of produce grown is distributed through Food Shuttle Mobile Markets and school pantries. The remaining twenty percent … Continue reading Internship – Farm Stand Volunteer Coordinator



Internship – Farm Stand Manager

Farm Stand Manager Internship https://www.foodshuttle.org/jobs-internships/ BACKGROUND: The Food Shuttle Farm is a ten-acre urban production farm in the heart of Raleigh dedicated to growing the freshest produce possible for the Food Shuttle’s hunger relief programs. Eighty percent of produce grown is distributed through Food Shuttle Mobile Markets and school pantries. The remaining twenty percent of … Continue reading Internship – Farm Stand Manager



Internship – Farm Stand Assistant Manager

Farm Stand Assistant Manager Internship – https://www.foodshuttle.org/jobs-internships/ BACKGROUND: The Food Shuttle Farm is a ten-acre urban production farm in the heart of Raleigh dedicated to growing the freshest produce possible for the Food Shuttle’s hunger relief programs. Eighty percent of produce grown is distributed through Food Shuttle Mobile Markets and school pantries. The remaining twenty … Continue reading Internship – Farm Stand Assistant Manager



New Year Volunteer Opportunities

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has lots of ways you can make volunteering part of your New Year’s resolution, including recovering and distributing food from retailers, mulching at the farm and gardens, teaching gardening education, and more. Volunteer opportunities for Families, Groups, and Individuals are available, so please sign up today!



A Gift that Provides Hope

Urban Ministries Holiday Honor Cards Honor loved ones this holiday season with a donation to help end hunger, homelessness and provide healthcare to families in need. Donate on behalf of family, friends, clients and co-workers. Inside reads “A gift has been given in your honor to Urban Ministries of Wake County by [Your Name] This … Continue reading A Gift that Provides Hope



Holiday Sorting

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle needs volunteers help sorting through holiday food drive donations, so that we can distribute food in a timely manor to our community partners and get the food into the hands of those who need it most. This holiday season we anticipate over 10,000 pounds of food drive donations coming into the … Continue reading Holiday Sorting



#WakeArmy Volunteer Opportunities for the Christmas Season

CHRISTmas is the most wonderful time of the year! We must always remember the reason for the season. Part of our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. We have some wonderful volunteer opportunities that we would like for you to consider so that we all can help make Christmas wonderful for those … Continue reading #WakeArmy Volunteer Opportunities for the Christmas Season



Urgent Need: TURKEYS!!

Raleigh Rescue Mission needs 300 10-12 lb fresh or frozen turkeys by Thursday, November 16th! Our kitchen staff is preparing now to provide more than 900 Thanksgiving meals for our residents as well as our Gobbles to Go outreach. We need to receive 300 turkeys by 11/16 so that we have time to thaw and … Continue reading Urgent Need: TURKEYS!!



Make the Holidays Brighter for Wake County Senior Neighbors

Are you and your colleagues, family and friends looking for ways to help your neighbors and celebrate the season of giving this year? Here are some ideas of how you and your organization can assist Meals on Wheels of Wake County during the holidays: Instead of having the typical office/group gift exchange, take up a … Continue reading Make the Holidays Brighter for Wake County Senior Neighbors



Community Garden Work in South Park, Raleigh (Providing Food Access in a Food Desert) *Ongoing

We at Passage Home are looking for motivated and dedicated volunteers to assist our Agriculture Specialist with tending to the community gardens that form such an integral part of the surrounding neighborhoods. Not only do the gardens provide food access and food security in this area—which is considered to be a ‘food desert’ due to … Continue reading Community Garden Work in South Park, Raleigh (Providing Food Access in a Food Desert) *Ongoing



Food Shuttle Jobs & Internship Openings

Join the best team in hunger relief! For full position details and applications, please visit www.foodshuttle.org/jobs-internships/. NOTE: Everyone applying for a Food Shuttle Job Opening must submit a completed employment application when they apply. Job Openings: 1. AMERICORPS COOKING MATTERS COORDINATOR The Cooking Matters AmeriCorps member will work with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Cooking Matters staff … Continue reading Food Shuttle Jobs & Internship Openings



You can “DO” Lunch too – Become A Volunteer For Meals On Wheels

Volunteers represent the face of our services at Meals on Wheels of Wake County. Those we serve deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and our over 2,200 volunteers embody that belief daily in service to our senior and disabled neighbors. Many recipients tell us the best part about meal delivery is the friendly, … Continue reading You can “DO” Lunch too – Become A Volunteer For Meals On Wheels



Become a Social Media Ambassador #Raleigh

Use Your Social Media Powers For Good! We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Raleigh Branch! We invite social media professionals, technology enthusiasts & networked individuals to “use their social media powers for good” and join the Food Bank as Social Media Ambassadors! The Social Media Ambassadors are critical to helping us … Continue reading Become a Social Media Ambassador #Raleigh



Kids Summer Meals, Help Feed Thousands!

“I’m Sarah and I am in the 4th grade. I do well in school and have lots of friends. Usually, I am very outgoing but lately I am quiet and nervous. There are only a few more weeks of school and I am not looking forward to it ending. No school means no food, no … Continue reading Kids Summer Meals, Help Feed Thousands!



Give Us Your Plastic Grocery Bags!

Overrun with plastic grocery bags? Donate them to us and you’ll be helping local hungry families in need AND recycling! Drop off at 1390 Capital Blvd Monday-Friday 9-5. Thank you!



Family-Friendly Summer Serving Opportunities!

School is out and summer is a great time to serve as a family. The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has several opportunities to volunteer and help get food to those in need: Community Garden Saturdays The Camden St. Learning Garden, Raleigh hosts community workdays on Saturdays over the summer months. Families volunteer with weeding, mulching, moving … Continue reading Family-Friendly Summer Serving Opportunities!



Egg Inspectors Needed

Help us provide protein for the Hungry! We are looking for volunteers who can commit to a reoccurring once a week experience. We will provide volunteers with an apron, but you may get a little dirty. Egg Inspectors examine each egg that gets donated to see if there are any cracks. Cracked eggs get disposed … Continue reading Egg Inspectors Needed