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Each month more than 5,000 sacks of food are packed at the Food Bank of Iowa and distributed to children participating in the program. Volunteers are needed on a monthly basis for set-up and assembly which includes:

  • Removing excess packaging from food products
  • Breaking down packs to single units
  • Packing bags
  • Loading packed bags into boxes
  • Stacking boxes
  • Delivery of packed sacks to schools

This opportunity is perfect for:

  • Small groups

  • Individuals

  • Anyone age 16 or older and able to lift 25 pounds

Closed-toe shoes and appropriate clothing for a warehouse environment are required.

To get started, click here to visit our volunteer site to create a profile, view our volunteer calendar, and to sign up for shifts.