Sandy Springs Volunteer Food Rescue Driver
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
24 people are interested
Volunteer drivers are needed to pick up donated food from a Food Donor in Sandy Springs in their personal vehicle, transport it and deliver it a nearby Partner Agency. Our Volunteer Drivers are matched with routes near them. The routes generally take 90 minutes or less from beginning to end.
Did you know?
- 40% of all food that’s produced in the U.S. every year is not consumed and is valued at $165 billion
- Nearly 1 in 5 Georgians live in a food insecure environment
With just 90 minutes of your time, you can:
- Make a meaningful difference in your community
- Help enable our partner agencies to provide nutritious food to their clients
- reduces food waste and minimize the environmental impact waste.
Our volunteers rescue food from our network of 80+ Food Donors and deliver food to 45+ of our Partner Agencies. They use their vehicle to pick up nutritious and perishable food that has been donated and drop it off to one of our agencies that needs it. Our operations runs typically in the morning hours and 7 days a week - there is plenty of opportunity to work around your busy schedule.
Come join our team! Sign up to become a volunteer by visiting our website.
About Second Helpings Atlanta
PO Box 720582, Atlanta, GA 30358, US
Our mission is to reduce hunger and food waste in the Metropolitan Atlanta area by rescuing surplus fresh, perishable, and nutritious food then deliver it to those in need, free of charge.
This company began as a social action project at Temple Sinai, organized by congregant, Guenther Hecht in 2004. After significant growth, Second Helpings of Atlanta (SHA) became a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization in January 2013. We are also an official Food Rescue partner of the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Our network is made up of 450+ Volunteer Drivers, 80 Food Donors, and 45 Partner Agencies. Over 93% of our volunteers use our 90 minute model- our Volunteer Drivers are matched with routes in the metro Atlanta area that allow them to drive their personal vehicle to a Food Donor’s location, pick up surplus, perishable food, and then transport and deliver it to a Partner Agency that serves the needy, before returning home or to their place of work in 90 minutes or less.
We'll work with your schedule.
Roswell RoadAtlanta, GA 30328
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 90 minutes once a month