Calling All Volunteers — July

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Happy July! Here are seven ways we invite you to join us this month:

Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Cooking Matters

    Class Assistant
    Date: Varies, 3 hours per week for six weeks
    Location:Varies across CAFB service area
    To register, contact Alison Eades at aeades@capitalareafoodbank.org.

    Nutrition Instructor
    Date: Varies, 3 hours per week for six weeks
    Location: Varies across CAFB service area
    To register, contact Alison Eades at aeades@capitalareafoodbank.org.

    Culinary Instructor
    Date: Varies, 3 hours per week for six weeks
    Location: Varies across CAFB service area
    To register, contact Alison Eades at aeades@capitalareafoodbank.org.

  2. Health Ambassador Coach

  3. Date: Ongoing
    Location: Capital Area Food Bank, 4900 Puerto Rico Ave NE 20017
    *Occasional travel across CAFB service area
    To register, contact Stephanie Sneed at ssneed@capitalareafoodbank.org.

  4. Produce for Kids Volunteer Leader

  5. Date: Saturdays in July | Time: 8:30am-12:00pm
    Location: Capital Area Food Bank, 4900 Puerto Rico Ave NE 20017.
    To register, contact Michael McRae at mmcrae@capitalareafoodbank.org.

  6. Mobile Marketplace

  7. Need: 45 volunteers per site

    • Maryland – Date: Saturday, July 19 | Time: 8:30am-12:00pm | Location: 3600 Brightseat Road Landover, Maryland 20785. To register, click here. Contact: Lesley Burkhalter lburkhalter@capitalareafoodbank.org.
    • Northern Virginia- Date: Saturday, July 26 | Time: 8:30am-12:00pm | Location: 12125 Pinecrest Road Reston, Virginia 20190. To register, click here. Contact: Lesley Burkhalter lburkhalter@capitalareafoodbank.org.
  8. Garden Building

  9. Date: Multiple dates/times in July
    Location:Capital Area Food Bank, 4900 Puerto Rico Ave NE 20017
    To register, click here. Contact: MJ mjcrom@capitalareafoodbank.org

  10. Warehouse/Agency Mart

  11. Date: Multiple dates/times in July | Time: 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-4:00pm
    Location: Capital Area Food Bank, 4900 Puerto Rico Ave NE 20017.
    To register, click here. Contact: Michael McRae mmcrae@capitalareafoodbank.org

Food & Fund Drives

  1. Skip Lunch, Solve Hunger

    Date: July 1-31, 2014
    Location: Online at capitalareafoodbank.org/skip
    Description: By donating what you would ordinarily spend on lunch, you can help the Capital Area Food Bank raise$32,000 in one month to cover the cost of one Family Market for an entire year.
    Action: Help us think of fun ways to promote Skip Lunch in order to reach our campaign goal by July 31, 2014.
    To share ideas, contact Ella Daniels at edaniels@capitalareafoodbank.org

  2. Organize a food & fund drive.

    Why: Food donations decrease dramatically in the summer months, despite an increase in need, particularly among children. To get started, click here.
    Contact: Molly McGlinchy mmcglinchy@capitalareafoodbank.org.

By sharing your time, skills and experience with the Capital Area Food Bank, you help us better serve children, seniors and families at risk of hunger in our community. If you want to chat about these or other ideas you have, please contact Lesley Burkhalter at (202) 644-9835.

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