Donate & Volunteer at Food Banks

Food banks are the frontlines keeping vulnerable Californians connected to food. Food banks are in great need of volunteers, food donations, and funds. They are taking precautions to prioritize volunteer safety.

Volunteer at a food bank – Some food banks have lost upwards of 50% of volunteers and are in great need to volunteers to help pack and sort food. They are taking precautions to ensure volunteer safety.

Require healthy practices, cover coughing and sneezing with a tissue. Keep 6 ft physical distance rules in place during tasks and remind volunteers to avoid touching their face.

Donate food and money – During this time organizations are running low on food items, help them stay well stocked by donating food and money.

Be safe – Most importantly, remember to follow the California Department of Public Health’s guidelines. Visit for more information.