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Have time to spare?  Westside Food Bank could use you! Please also consider participating in our annual Hunger Walk! 

Occasional - Food Sorting

(Food Bank Warehouse in Santa Monica, various times)                      

Food sorting involves coming to our warehouse to organize and box food that we have received during food drives.  All ages can participate. (Great family-friendly service opportunity)  E-mail Allison Griffith and she will let you know about upcoming food sorting events which usually take place during afternoons, weekends and evenings.

Special Events

If you are interested in volunteering at the following special events, please contact WSFB's Development Coordinator Aviva Kraus.

Saturday, May 11th: Sugar & Stilettos Bake Sale Extravaganza - Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Westwood; Volunteers Age 15+ needed from 12:00pm to 4:30pm. More information about the event

Sunday, July 21st : Westside Food and Wine Festival

Culver City; Volunteers Age 21+ needed from 3:00-7:00pm. More information about the event

Sunday, November 3rd: Westside Food Bank's 29th Annual 5K Hunger Walk

Santa Monica; Volunteers of all ages needed between 10:00am and 5:00pm. More information about the event

Saturday, December 13th: 11th Annual Santa Monica Pub Crawl

Santa Monica; Volunteers Age 21+ needed for 4:30pm-11:00pm shifts. More information about the event

Occasional - Office Volunteering

(Food Bank Office in Santa Monica, weekdays)

Office volunteering involves coming to our office to help with various office related tasks. We can use volunteers on an occasional or longer-term basis. Volunteers should at least be familiar with Microsoft Word and basic computer operations. Currently, we could use volunteers to assist with the following:

  • Preparation of mailings and thank-you letters
  • Filing, copying and other routine office tasks
  • Data Entry
  • Scanning documents into our document management system

Please e-mail or telephone Allison Griffith to discuss office volunteering opportunities.

 
 
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Westside Food Bank
1710 22nd St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone:(310) 828-6016
Fax:(310) 828-2646
Tax ID: 95-3685875
Westside Food Bank is a 2017 California Nonprofit of the Year