Sort & Repackage Food For Food Banks & Meal Programs in Yakima


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


911 S 3rd StreetYakima, WA 98901


Northwest Harvest provides food to more than 375 partner food banks, hot meal programs, and high need schools across the state. At our Yakima warehouse, we need the help of many caring and energetic volunteers to help us sort and reapackage bulk food items, as well as sort through food drive donations. The items you sort and pack will then be distributed to programs in the Yakima area.

You will be amazed how much you can accomplish in just one 2-hour shift! Work weekly, monthly or occassionally. No experience necessary! Great for school groups or businesses looking for a teambuilding experience! Individuals always welcome as well! Our minimum age is 9 years old or 3rd grade.

Days and times:


o Mondays: 1pm - 3pm

o Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

o Fridays: 10am - 12pm


o September - May only

o 2:15pm - 3:30pm


o Fourth Tuesdays, Second Wednesdays & First Thursdays

o 6pm - 8pm


o Every third Saturday

o 9am - 10:30am

o 10am - 12pm

Shift Capacity:

Maximum shift capacity is 30 volunteers, but some shifts may not have 30 openings available.

Call 509.453.4407 or go to to get more information and to fill out an application. All volunteers must be scheduled ahead of time. No drop-in volunteering available.

Thank you for helping Northwest Harvest end hunger in Washington State!

Please note: Northwest Harvest is unable to provide community service hours for any court-related purposes.


Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 hour shift. (No drop in volunteering available.)
  • Minimum age is 3rd grade or 9 years old.

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