Calling All Volunteers — August

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kids-packingHappy August! 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the CAFB service area
    To register, contact Stephanie Sneed at ssneed@capitalareafoodbank.org.

  4. Mobile Marketplace

  5. Need: 45 volunteers per site

    • Maryland – Date: Saturday, August 16 | 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, August 23 | Time: 8:30am-12:00pm | Location: 12125 Pinecrest Road Reston, Virginia 20190. To register, click here. Contact: Lesley Burkhalter lburkhalter@capitalareafoodbank.org.
  6. Mobile Marketplace Videographer

  7. Date: Ongoing, at least once per month
    Location: Varies across the CAFB service area
    To register, contact Tyrell Holcomb at tholcomb@capitalareafoodbank.org.

  8. Garden Building

  9. Date: Multiple dates/times in August
    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 August | 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

  • 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.

  • One Response to “Calling All Volunteers — August”

    1. avatar Earl Thomas

      Good morning, I would like to know if its possible to come in Tuesday 12 Aug. 2014 to see how the operation because I am thinking about being a volunteer.
      Thank you,

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