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Food Share, Inc.

Our biggest event of the year is back! The 10th Annual CAN-tree Drive is returning to Figueroa Plaza in Downtown Ventura Thursday, December 9 - Sunday, December 12, 2021. We want to get our interested volunteers signed up so we know in advance who we can count on to make this event possible.

LOTS of volunteers are needed for this event. Kids 12 & older are OK if with an adult.

We will have several different shifts with various duties some prior to event date and most during December 9th through December 12, 2021.

We will need volunteers to prep cans in order to build the 15 foot big trees.

We will need volunteers to help build the 15 foot trees.

We will need volunteers to deliver canned food to various business or homes.

At the event date we need volunteers to help with:

* Traffic Control
* Unload can out of cars into carts
* Checking in tree builders
* Escort tree builders to their assigned locations
* Can runners
* Assist with tree building
* Break down boxes and place in recycle bins
* Remove any trash in area

* Build marquee trees
* Set-up tree circles
* Set-up booths
* Remove trash keeping areas clean

Sign-up using our Food Share website link if you are interested in helping at this weekend food drive event here
When it gets closer to our volunteer needs prior to and at these dates, we will contact you with more details.

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About Food Share, Inc.


4156 Southbank Road, Oxnard, CA 93036, US

Mission Statement

Food Share is dedicated to leading the fight against hunger in Ventura County.


Food Share innovatively and efficiently gathers and distributes food, serving those in need through a network of charitable agencies. Our dedicated volunteers and staff fight hunger with compassion and commitment to ensure that people have ready access to nutritious food. Food Share responds to community emergencies quickly and effectively.



Thu Dec 09, 2021 - Sun Dec 12, 2021
07:00 AM - 06:00 PM


Figueroa Street36 Figueroa St.Ventura, CA 93001



  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12
  • Shifts vary from 2-4 hours
  • Be able to lift and bend and work with the public.

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