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With cases of COVID-19 identified in the Washington metropolitan region, the Capital Area Food Bank is actively coordinating with our network of partners, as well as regional emergency preparedness authorities to prepare for the impact on our community.

All volunteers must sign a Waiver, volunteers under the age of 18 must have waiver signed by parent or legal guardian click HERE to download the waiver

In accordance with the DC Government and CDC recommendations, all volunteers are required to wear a mask or face covering during their volunteer shift. 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.

The Capital Area Food Bank is vital to the supply chain for the procurement and distribution of food in our region. This means volunteers from any area can still travel to the food bank. Please carry this LETTER with you when traveling to or from the food bank to volunteer.

Together we can solve hunger. Volunteer.

Individual Volunteers

The Capital Area Food Bank’s volunteer community is one of our most important resources. Each year, volunteers save the food bank millions of dollars while helping to feed men, women, and kids in need.  When you sort and pack food in our distribution center, rake and plant in our garden, distribute fresh produce at our free community farmer’s markets, or offer your time in any of the other ways that the food bank has to get involved, you’re making a positive difference in someone’s life. 

Come see how good it feels to make an impact in your community, and to have fun doing it. Start your volunteer journey by checking out our FAQs page and then hop over to the volunteer opportunity calendar

We look forward to seeing you soon!

If you need assistance, please email us at volunteer@capitalareafoodbank.org or call 202-644-9855