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Drive-Through Food Distribution

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Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County


We need volunteers to help at the drive-through food distribution at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds.

1. Volunteers will be directing traffic, taking information from clients, and loading food into cars
2. Volunteers need to be able to stand for long periods of time
3. Volunteers are advised to wear layers and comfy shoes
4. Volunteers will be REQUIRED to cover their mouth and nose at all time
5. Volunteers will be interacting with the county population, distancing is encouraged, but 6 feet may not be possible to maintain, due to the nature of the information intake that needs to happen.

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About Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County


800 Ohlone Parkway, Watsonville, CA 95076, US

Mission Statement

To end hunger through healthy food, education and leadership. We believe in a thriving community where everyone has access to the nutritious food to support their health and well-being.


20,000 sq ft food bank serving Santa Cruz County through 200 agencies and programs. Community, food industry donations and USDA food distributed to low-income families and individuals through indirect and direct services. We serve 55,000 people a month. We partner with 100 local non profits, providing them the food so they do not have to source it themselves.

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We'll work with your schedule.


2601 East Lake Ave.Watsonville, CA 95076



  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service


  • Teens
  • Group


  • Must be at least 13
  • Shift is from 8:30am-12pm. Please be able to stay the entire shift, as it is disruptive to our efforts when volunteers come and go.
  • Online sign-ups only. Please visit our website www.thefoodbank.org/volunteer. Or contact Jael Salinas at jael@thefoodbank.org or 831-232-8141 for more info.

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