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675 - 23rd StreetOakland, CA 94612


The St. Vincent de Paul Food Locker is the county’s second largest food bank. It distributes food to more than 100 local community groups (such as transitional housing, homeless shelters and rehab programs) and to 38 SVdP parish groups who provide groceries to those in need in their communities. In addition the Food Locker helps support St. Vincent de Paul’s free dining room, which serves 600 hot meals on average to community members in need.

Volunteers will be asked to:

  • Assisting with picking up reclaimed and recovered food donations
  • Picking up food orders for parish groups
  • General tidying and cleanup of the Food Locker
  • Sorting dry goods

Time: Monday & Wednesdays from 9am to 1pm; Saturdays from 11am to 3pm


  • Delivery
  • Operations
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • On-going or one time volunteers are welcome
  • Able to stand for at least two hours and lift up to 15 pounds

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