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Family Friendly! Help feed a hungry neighbor - volunteer at our contactless, drive-thru pantry!

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Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana


Want to make a difference in your community? Become a food pantry volunteer and help ensure that the more than 1 million hungry Hoosiers have food on their table and go to bed healthy and happy.

Food pantry volunteers will load pre-boxed food boxes of meat, dairy, and fresh produce into client cars as they come through our drive-through pantry. You will serve more than 300 households each day you volunteer. Volunteers are also needed to direct traffic into, through, and out of the building.

  • Some heavy lifting is involved - up to 30 lbs. For example, a daily distribution could look like:
    • Produce boxes weighing 10 lbs
    • Bags of apples or oranges weighing 5 lbs each
    • Loose cabbages weighing 1 pound each
    • Cheese or butter weighing 1 pound each
    • Half gallons of milk weighing 5 lbs each
    • Frozen meat product (like chicken nuggets) weighing 5 lbs each
    • Cartons of eggs weighing 1 pound each
    • Pre-boxed dairy, produce, and meat boxes weighing up to 30 lbs
  • Accommodations can be made if needed. Just let us know!

No experience required - we'll train you at the start of your first shift! No commitments required, you can volunteer for one shift or as many as you would like!

Volunteers are needed for the following days and times:

Tuesdays 9:30am-12:45pm and/or 12:30-3:30pm
Wednesdays 9:30am-12:45pm and/or 12:30-3:30pm
Thursdays 1:30-4:45pm and/or 4:30-7:30pm
Saturdays 8:30am-12:30pm

**Fully vaccinated volunteers are not required to wear a mask or face covering.

Just visit gleaners.volunteerhub.com to view available spaces and register directly!

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About Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana


3737 Waldemere Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46241, US

Mission Statement

To lead the fight against hunger


Gleaners food bank receives donated food and nonfood items that are disbursed to charities that serve those in need in our community.



We'll work with your schedule.


3737 Waldemere AvenueIndianapolis, IN 46241



  • People Skills


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 13
  • Must be 13 or older. Anyone under 18 must volunteer alongside a parent/guardian

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