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COVID-19 Help: Food Box Distribution Drive-Thru/Walk-Thru

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The Salvation Army - San Jose, CA

Drive-Thru Volunteers will load food boxes, frozen meat into trunks of cars. Clients remain in cars.

Walk-Thru Volunteers place food boxes on table and Clients pack them into their carts or walkers. Volunteers can opt to help pack cart or walker if Client is struggling (mainly Seniors).

Age Requirements: 16 or older
3-4 Volunteers needed per weekday

Mondays & Wednesdays, hours 8am-12noon to pack dairy into plastic bags and food box distribution.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, hours 8:30am-12:30pm for food box distribution.

Social Distancing, wearing of face masks, gloves and all guidelines associated with COVID-19 will be followed in both drive-thru and walk-up area.

The Food Box Distribution Drive-Thru and Walk-Thru is in compliance to social distancing while continuing to provide food to Seniors, Homeless and Families during COVID-19. Assistance in this program has more than doubled as more people face job loss and reduced working hours.

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About The Salvation Army - San Jose, CA


359 N. Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Non-profit Christian organization

Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


The Salvation Army, Food Pantry359 N. 4th StreetSan Jose, CA 95112



  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3.5 hrs
  • Volunteer Waivers, USDA Forms and Volunteer Orientation Meeting at least three days prior to participation.

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