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We are proud to announce this month’s volunteer events. Click on event name for more detail and to register.

Please note: The exact address of the pick will be given out only to confirmed pickers 48-72 hours prior to the pick. To reduce volunteer cancellations and increase the number of volunteer slots, please only sign up for a maximum of 5 events per month. Some volunteers have reported not receiving confirmation emails to AOL and Hotmail accounts. If you do not receive a confirmation after registering, please email volunteer@foodforward.org.

MINORS: Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult guardian who must also register themselves for the event. Volunteers under 18 must have an adult guardian sign the online waiver when registering for the first time. Minimum age for picks: 5 years unless otherwise posted. Minimum age for farmers market gleans: 12 years.

Would you like to volunteer with a group? Please check out our list of scheduled events below! If you do not see a current event that can accommodate your group, please fill out this form and our volunteer team will get back to you!

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Featured Events

Full Events

The following upcoming events are full but you can still get on the standby list. When you are on the standby list for an event you will be notified if a space becomes available.


Closed Events

The following upcoming events are now closed. Thanks everyone for volunteering and we'll see you up a tree soon!



 "I don't even really realize how much food goes to waste in just one yard! You all were just wonderful and I will be totally letting you know when we are ready for more picking. Thank you and your wonderful crew for allowing us to "Pay it Forward"."
Milissa and Angela

"I don't even really realize how much food goes to waste in just one yard! You all were just wonderful and I will be totally letting you know when we are ready for more picking. Thank you and your wonderful crew for allowing us to "Pay it Forward"."
Milissa and Angela

 


"After a day of volunteering with Food Forward, I feel like I have paid for a day of my keep on this earth in a tangible (not to mention fun and sweaty) way. I have taken something that would otherwise fall to the ground and be wasted and put that into grateful hands and mouths."
Tran (Pick Leader)