Food Pantry Volunteers Needed in Olneyville

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ORGANIZATION: Federal Hill House Association


Federal Hill House runs the two busiest food pantries in the state, located in the Providence neighborhoods of Federal Hill and Olneyville. Last year we served more than 6,000 unique households with more than 36,000 visits. Demand for food support continues to grow, and with your help can help share healthy, culturally responsive food with our neighbors.

We need volunteers Tuesday - Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for various tasks including greeting guests, helping them select food items throughout the pantry, and restocking shelves as needed. On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12-5 p.m. we need help unloading food deliveries and restocking shelves.

If you are interested in helping out, please contact Michele Matott at or at (401) 421-4722.

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About Federal Hill House Association


9 Courtland Street, Providence, RI 02909, US

Mission Statement

Federal Hill House’s mission is to help our neighbors in Federal Hill, Olneyville, and the surrounding community thrive, at every stage of life. Our vision is that our community is healthy, thriving, and mutually engaged. Our agency values are belonging, empathy, partnership, accountability, and justice.


At FHH, offer education, opportunities, and support that is accessible, free or low-cost, culturally and linguistically responsive, and most importantly - high quality. Our services include important elements of what all families need to thrive: from infancy through old age.

  • support to help us be the best parents we can be, setting the stage for our child(ren)’s health & educational development;
  • quality child care so we can work & our children can learn;
  • education and enrichment opportunities for our school-age children, during out of school time;
  • positive role models, skill-building, and resume-building opportunities when we are teens & young adults;
  • access to healthy, culturally responsive food to eat;
  • support accessing health information and navigating care;
  • help maximizing income, benefits, and tax returns
  • opportunities for engagement when we are older; and,
  • a place where we can connect with others.

Our tagline embodies our approach: You Belong Here. Across Federal Hill House, community members come to volunteer, to seek support, to meet their needs, to share their talents, and to build positive relationships. We have thrived over the past 137 years by engaging the community in our work and creating opportunities for our neighbors to reach their goals and meet their needs.




We'll work with your schedule.


261 Manton AvenueProvidence, RI 02909




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 14
  • We ask for shifts of 1.5 hours or more
  • We especially need volunteers who can lift, bend, and move -- but we can accommodate most people with tasks as needed! Spanish speaking a plus but not required.

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