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Volunteer at a local anti-hunger nonprofit

Volunteer at a local anti-hunger nonprofit

Interested in volunteering your time to fight hunger? These local nonprofits need your help.

Still have questions? Contact:
Food Initiatives
1 City Hall Square
Room 806
Boston, MA 02201
United States

Volunteering Opportunities

ABCD Elm Hill Family Services
22 Elm Hill Dorchester, MA 02121
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Description

They are open every day for Elm Hill residents in North Dorchester and Roxbury. Volunteers help sort food serve meals, among other jobs.

Volunteer Hours

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Elizabeth Salazar
617-442-5900 x 212

salazar@abcd.org
http://www.bostonabcd.org/

Action for Boston Community Development Food Pantry
295 Centre St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Description

The emergency food pantry also offers other services. You would help stock and prepare food. They have a need for bilingual volunteers who can speak Spanish.

Volunteer Hours

Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Contact

Ana de Bechtold
sotob@bostonabcd.org 
617-522-4250 x 29
http://www.bostonabcd.org/

Allston Brighton Food Pantry
404 Washington St. Brighton, MA
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Description

The pantry needs volunteers to help load trucks.

Volunteer Hours

Hours vary. 

Contact

617-254-4046

Cathedral Church of St. Paul Monday Lunch Program
138 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111
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Description

They offer meals and other services to the hungry and homeless. Volunteers help with food shopping, cooking, and cleaning.

Volunteer Hours

Mondays at noon. Many volunteers come on their lunch breaks.

Contact

Steve Bonsey
sbonsey@diomass.org
617-482-5800

Community Serving
18 Marbury Terrace Boston, MA 02130
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Description

They work with more than 1,500 volunteers per month. They need volunteers to help cook and package food for homebound clients.

Volunteer Hours

Hours vary. 

Contact

Adam Seigal
aseigal@servings.org
617-522-7777 x 228
http://www.servings.org/

Red Cross Boston Food Pantry
1033 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02118
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Description

They are the largest emergency food provider in Boston. Volunteers put together and hand out food bags. They need Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, and Mandarin speakers.

Volunteering Hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Contact

617-274-5200 
MassBayVol@usa.redcross.org.
Please note: volunteers must be 16 or older.
http://www.redcross.org/

Ricesticks and Tea Food Pantry
Arlington St. Church, 351 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02116
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Description

The Asian food pantry provides cultural food at the Arlington Street Church downtown. Volunteers help carry, unpack, and hand out food

Volunteering Hours

Second Friday of each month from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Second Saturday of each month from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Contact

Rebecca Lee
617-239-0225

ricesticksandtea@gmail.com
Please note: Children under 12 need to be with an adult.

Starlight Ministries
Emmanuel Gospel Center 2 Juan St. Boston, MA 02118
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Description

They offer outreach and other services to homeless women in Boston and Cambridge. Volunteers can help with outreach efforts, at the drop-in center, or at the arts community.

Volunteering Hours

Van outreach is on Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Help with homeless youths at the art center is on Tuesdays.
Help at the drop-in center is on Mondays and Thursdays.

Contact

Jane Dizazzo
jdizazzo@egc.org

Alex Grant
agrant@egc.org.
Please note: volunteers must be 18 or older. We provide training.
http://www.egc.org/