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The Capital Area Food Bank is vital to the supply chain for the procurement and distribution of food in our region and is still taking volunteers at this time. All volunteers MUST sign a COVID-19 Waiver, click  HERE to download the waiver. Volunteer under the age of 18 must have the waiver signed by parent or legal guardian.

In accordance with the DC Government and/or CDC recommendations, all volunteers MUST BE VACCINATED and are encouraged to wear a mask or face covering  in our facility over their mouth and nose. Due to our limited supply of masks and we are asking volunteers bring their own if possible. Find more information about CDC’s recommendations regarding the use of cloth face coverings HERE.

All volunteers, guests, and staff are required to have their temperature taken by touchless scanner when entering our facilities. 

Please contact our Volunteer Department at 202-644-9822 if you have any questions or concerns



Explore Ways to Volunteer

  • Food Rescue Drivers

    Grocery Delivery Drivers

    Help deliver groceries to our neighbors throughout the community!

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  • Distribution Center

    Distribution Center

    Come sort and pack donated food items at the food bank!

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  • Community Market

    Community Market

    Check out our free, monthly food and wellness farmers' markets

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  • Garden


    Share the joy of produce with others

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  • Events


    Join us for special hunger-relief events

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Together we can solve hunger™