Help feed hungry neighbors! Sort & Pack Food Donations


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


815 S. 96th StreetSeattle, WA 98108

Volunteers repack cornbread mix into smaller bags


Food Lifeline is in URGENT need of weekday volunteers to process food donations. Volunteer attendance drastically declines during the summer month but Food Lifeline's distribution increases to provide for children and families who rely on free or reduced school meals.

By redirecting good food from local farmers, grocers and restaurants that might otherwise go to waste, Food Lifeline annually distributes more than 39 million pounds of food and supplies to a network of 275 hunger relief partners across Western Washington. Whether you volunteer weekly or once a year, your time will provide meals to those who might otherwise go without.

**Sort & Pack: Ages 6+** Individuals and groups welcome!

Food Lifeline receives many donations in bulk or mixed products. Volunteers inspect, sort and repack these donations for distribution to a network of 275 hunger relief partners across Western Washington. Great project for volunteers ages 6+ - individuals, families and groups are welcome!

Volunteers will process thousands of pounds of food and supplies during these short sessions. You must be able to stand for the full session, light lifting and calculate simple math or have an adult with you that can help.

  • Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9 am-12 pm (25 spots)
  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1-4 pm (25 spots)
  • Friday 1-3 pm (25 spots)
  • Evening Tues, Wed & Thurs 6-8 pm (35 spots)
  • Saturday 9 am - 12 pm or 1-4 pm (50 spots each session)

Adult accompaniment required for ages 15 and under; 1 to 5 adult to youth ratio.

To learn more about Food Lifeline's volunteer opportunities or to schedule your session today, please visit Please call 206-545-6600 if you have any questions or need assistance.


  • Nutrition
  • Food Service
  • Environmental Science
  • Customer Service
  • Warehousing

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 6
  • Session time - 2 to 4 hours
  • Volunteers must be able to stand for entire session. Volunteers may be asked to lift up to

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