Join thousands of volunteers in the fight against hunger! Your generosity allows us to help more families in need in Nebraska and western Iowa. In FY 2016, volunteers donated 30,611 hours of service at the Food Bank! This is equivalent to 16 full-time employees!
Our volunteer hours are Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month from 5-7 p.m. and the fourth Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Volunteers of all abilities are welcome. Group sizes range from 3 to 50 people. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old, ages 12-15 may volunteer with adult supervision. We do not accept court-ordered community service or individuals in the diversion program.
Food Bank for the Heartland Friends, “the Foodies,” is an organization dedicated to the support of Food Bank for the Heartland through volunteerism, fundraising and the promotion of community awareness.
Membership in the Foodies offers volunteer opportunities, a connection with other community volunteers, and involvement in Food Bank special events. Currently, there are 175 members. If you are interested in joining the Foodies, please download the membership brochure.