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4848 International BlvdOakland, CA 94601
Volunteers hand out groceries to about 300 people each week


Our food distribution program provides groceries to 200-300 individuals and families each week. We set up from around 7:30am-11am and do food distribution and cleanup from 11am to between 1 and 2pm every Thursday. No specific language skills required, but basic English, Spanish, Cantonese and/or Mam are especially helpful. Weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly commitment preferred. Arrival time for set-up is flexible, but volunteers who wish to help with the actual distribution should plan to arrive before 11 and stay until the end of the distribution (usually between 1 and 2pm). Volunteers who make a weekly commitment may also receive a free box of groceries at the end of the day.


  • Spanish
  • English
  • People Skills
  • Cantonese / Mandarin

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • ideally every Thursday, 2-6 hours
  • capable of carrying boxes/bags of food short distances, standing outside for several hours

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