Help get Produce out to Hungry Iowans!


Cause Areas


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


2220 E 17th StreetDes Moines, IA 50316


Each summer the Food Bank of Iowa receives thousands of pounds of fresh produce from the gardens at the Newton correctional facility, the farm in Madrid, corporate gardens and from distributors. This produce needs to be sorted and bagged for easier access for our partner agencies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Rinse produce (if needed)

  • Sort and bag/box produce


  • No experience necessary!

  • Volunteers must be 16 years old or older to work in the warehouse.


  • Wear comfortable, layered clothing. It can get chilly in the warehouse.

  • Closed-toe shoes are required to work in the warehouse.


  • All training will be done onsite as the shift starts.

  • Staff will be available throughout the shift for questions and support.

To sign up, visit our volunteer calendar here:


Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
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