Volunteers are needed:
Mondays & Wednesdays
1pm-4pm: Clean facilities, stock shelves in the pantry, sort clothing and other miscellaneous projects
** number of volunteers needed varies. Must contact River ahead of time and get approval to come in. Call us at 442-8815 ext 4 or send an email with your requested day and time/s to volunteer. We can be flexible with the start and end times.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:45am-1pm & 4:15pm-6:30pm: Assist clients as they shop the food pantry and help clients in the clothing area.Friday
1:30-3:30pm: Meal preparation. Must contact River ahead of time and get approval to come in. Call us at 442-8815 ext 4 or send an email with your requested day and time/s to volunteer.
4:45pm-8pm: Assist clients as they shop the food pantry and help clients in the clothing area. Serve a community meal or bus tables.
We do have an ongoing need to assist in the kitchen with various duties. Please call or email us with your availability.
The River Food Pantry is open to the public, Tuesday 11:30am-1pm & 5pm-6:30pm, Thursday 11:30am-1pm & 5pm-6:30pm and Friday 6pm-7pm (doors open at 5pm). We are the busiest food pantry in Dane County, serving over 1,000 families each week with our combined programming. We need lots of help during pantry sessions to greet clients, assist with meat, dairy, produce and bread distribution, serving in the kitchen and loading groceries into client's vehicles. The River is unique in that clients shop for themselves, choosing the items they need.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Children under 16 must be accompanied by adult