Volunteer

Special Event: 70’s Night

Dust off you bell bottoms and join us on Wednesday August 30, from 6- 8pm for a special themed sort and pack at our DC Distribution Center! Call Roxann Seals at 202-644-9867 if you or your group would like to participate.


Learn. Care. Act.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Capital Area Food Bank. We have a number of volunteer opportunities available, including hosting a digital food drive and helping us sort and pack thousands of pounds of food that will be distributed to our neighbors. Start a digital food drive in minutes or give your time to nourish our community at our DC or NOVA warehouses by signing up here.

People just like you donated more than 2.2 million dollars worth of time to helping the Capital Area Food Bank take hunger off the map.

In addition to individuals, we welcome groups:

  • Families
  • Corporate groups
  • Religious groups
  • School groups (children must be 12 or older)
  • Civic groups
Volunteer


Shuttle Service

BROOKLAND/CUA and FT. TOTTEN METRO SHUTTLE INSTRUCTIONS

The closest metro stations are Brookland/CUA and Ft. Totten, which are accessible on the red line. A CAFB shuttle van will pick up volunteers from the Brookland/CUA & Ft. Totten Metro Stations:
The morning pick-up times at the Brookland Station will be 7:45am and 8:15am
The morning pick-up times at the Ft. Totten Station will be 7:15am and 8:45am
THERE WILL BE NO SHUTTLE FOR EVENING VOLUNTEER SHIFTS.

The shuttle van will have the Capital Area Food Bank logo on the side. If you do not see the shuttle van upon arrival or if you are running late, please call 202-327-1929 to request a ride. Return shuttle service will also be provided at the end of each shift.