—  Volunteer at the Food Bank —  Houston Food Bank

Food Bank

Saturday, November 20

1:00 - 4:00


Come help sort and box food for your neighbors and friends.

Please register with the food bank here for the shift http://houstonfoodbank.civicore.com/index.php...

When you come in, there will be tables to the left of the main doors. Find the paper labelled Houston Freethought Oasis and sign in with your name. You can also sign in on the computer. One of us will be close by.

The shift starts right on time so please arrive with time to spare.

Additional Information 

Volunteer support is critical to our mission of leading the fight against hunger! The Houston Food Bank utilizes volunteers six days a week at our main warehouse. Whether you come out as an individual or part of a group, we are certain you will have an enjoyable, positive experience.


VOLUNTEER MASK OR FACE COVERING REQUIRED - PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN (you may also bring your own gloves, though they are not required.)

Volunteers MUST be at least 6 years old and supervised by parent or guardian throughout the shift.

All volunteers under the age of 18 also need a completed Youth Volunteer Consent Form signed by a parent or guardian. A copy of this form can be downloaded by clicking the RESOURCES tab on your Volunteer Profile page.

Description of Duties

Varies with the makeup volunteers for shift. Most of the projects at the warehouse involve inspection, sorting, and repackaging of donated food items for community distribution.

Address Houston Food Bank
535 Portwall St.
Houston, TX. 77029

From Downtown: Take IH-10 east and exit Gellhorn St. (exit #774). Make a U-turn at Gellhorn, stay on feeder and turn right on Portwall St.

Parking Information

If space permits it, you may park in the front parking lot, but in the event of a large volunteer turnout, you may be directed to our overflow lot located behind the building.

Attire Information

VOLUNTEER FACE COVERING or MASK REQUIRED - PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN. CLOSED-TOE SHOES REQUIRED - casual dress, long pants (preferred), t-shirt with sleeves.

We count on your generous donation of time; however, if you are unable to make it, please log in to your Volunteer Profile to cancel your registration or contact a Houston Food Bank Volunteer Scheduling Team member at [email protected] for additional assistance.

As always, we love for our volunteer groups to document, photograph and share on social media their Houston Food Bank volunteer experience, feel free to tag us. Thank you for your support.

For your safety, personal belongings are not allowed in project areas: Due to limited locker space, we ask that you lock your purse, jackets, backpacks and any other valuables in your vehicle before checking-in.

Special accommodations needed? Just let us know before your volunteer shift so we can plan accordingly.

REMEMBER to wear closed-toe shoes so your feet are protected and dress in layers so you will be comfortable throughout your shift.