Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Retail Donation Pickup: transport items donated by stores and restaurants to a pantry for distribution. On average, each pickup fills 1-2 shopping carts. 

  • Drive-Through Pantry Volunteer: organize and move food items; place groceries on assigned tables and assist individuals and families as they drive through our food pantry.

  • Donation Stocking: date check and organize shelves with donations.
  • Preparing Meal Kits and Emergency Food Boxes: Package food items into meal kits and emergency boxes for families.
  • Mobile Food Pantries: help at mobile pantry locations by unloading food and providing it to IPM families.
  • Client Intake: utilize computer database to check-in clients (special training is required).
  • Back-to-School Program: register families, help them select school supplies and/or write notes for students.

  • Christmas Toy Store: assist clients with selecting toys for their families.

  • Community Garden: help plant and water IPM gardens at the Amelia pantry and in Newtown.

  • Office Help: answer phones, retrieve voice mails and/or help with other projects.