Category Volunteer News

Volunteer Opportunities in the San Fernando Valley

Volunteer in the Valley! Looking for places to volunteer in the San Fernando Valley? You’ve come to the right place! Our origins are here and our roots are deep. We started as a volunteer organization in North Hollywood in 2009,…

Volunteer Opportunities in Ventura County

Volunteer in Ventura! Looking for places to volunteer in Ventura County? You’ve come to the right place! We have been harvesting food, fighting hunger, and building community across the county since 2010. In that time, we have recovered over 1 million pounds of…

"Good Things Come in Small Packages"

9.26.17 – If you’ve been at the Burbank Farmers Market in the past year and a half, there’s a good chance you’ve seen our Volunteer of the Month for September: Justin Chang. Justin has been a key figure at the…

Volunteer Opportunities in the San Gabriel Valley

Volunteer in the SGV! Looking for places to volunteer in the San Gabriel Valley? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve been harvesting food, fighting hunger, and building community across the SGV for years. Read on to learn more about different…

Making an Impact at the Market

4.24.17 – In honor of National Volunteer Week, check out our Volunteer of the Month of April! Our volunteers are out making an impact nearly every day of the week, all year round, but we’re excited to celebrate this week…

How One Leader Became a Lifelong Volunteer

3.27.17 – This month’s Volunteer of the Month, Jorge, started with Food Forward in January 2015 and has become one of our Ventura County Branch’s most stalwart leaders. In the past month alone, Jorge has led harvests, Farmers Market Gleans, and…

Above and Beyond the Call of Fruity

2.6.17 – Meet Kathy, our Volunteer of the Month of February. Kathy hasn’t been with Food Forward very long – she started picking fruit with us in mid 2015 – but she has already made a huge impact on citrus…