To Promote the elimination of hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency through education and advocacy.
A hunger free Arizona.
Volunteer Opportunities Available:
- Pack, sort, and re-pack food boxes, bulk food, or food from food drives. Volunteers work on assembly line.
- Help with client services, client intake, loading client boxes and filling client orders.
- Administrative duties such as filing, data entry, opening mail, and answering phones.
Geographic Regions Served:
Phoenix, Glendale, Surprise, Flagstaff
Volunteers are required to have their own transportation to and from the site. Food handlers cards are only required for Kids Cafe volunteers (please contact agency for information on this opportunity). Volunteers age 12 and older are welcome. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, but minors 16 and older can be unaccompanied if volunteering for school. There is no maximum age; SMFBA’s oldest volunteer is 96! Bilingual is always a plus, but never a requirement.
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance
2831 N. 31st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Irma Leyendecker, Director of Volunteer Services
Warehouse positions require the ability to stand, lift at least 25 pounds at one time, bend, twist, and use hands and arms for work. Light duty and office positions are available for volunteers who do not meet warehouse requirements.