Senior Grocery Box Distribution


Cause Areas


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


2615 Portland Road NESalem, OR 97301


Senior Grocery Box distribution day occurs every third Friday at Center 50+. The program provides low-income seniors with a monthly box of USDA commodity foods. The distribution volunteer will help seniors in the Senior Grocery Program load their food boxes in their vehicles at Center 50+. This is a limited commitment (once a month) volunteer opportunity for individuals interested in working with seniors.

Duties include:

-Assist setting up distribution at Center 50+ ~15 min before distribution time (set up table, signs, etc.)

-Help seniors transport their grocery box to their cars or help them place it in their cart.

-Assist with tear-down and moving left over boxes upstairs to MOW office


-Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs

-Comfortable on feet for 2 hours

Time commitment:

-Distribution is once per month occurring on the third Friday. The distribution window is 1pm-2:30pm.

-Volunteers should expect to be at Center 50+ between 12:45pm and 2:45 pm on distribution days.


  • People Skills
  • Nutrition

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 hours once per month
  • Ability to lift and carry 40lbs

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