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Volunteer at Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry

Volunteers bring their hands and hearts to TAMFP. Volunteering fosters a community of giving and ensures that TAMFP is able to have maximum impact. TAMFP is an all-volunteer organization and every volunteer makes an impact.

No previous experience is needed, we will train you! Help is always needed even if you cannot commit to a regular shift. Volunteer time can be used to fulfill community service requirements for educational or civil requirements.

  • Volunteers are welcome on Mondays and Wednesdays and on the 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month from 8:00AM to 1PM.
  • For more information about volunteering,  contact us at 919 556 7144 on Monday and Wednesday mornings during open hours, or click HERE to email Sandy Matthews.
  • Click HERE to download and complete our Volunteer Form

Requirements for All Volunteers

• Must be 18 years of age.
• Must wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops).

Volunteering During Open Days

Monday, Wednesday and the 2nd & 3rd Saturday from 8:00 AM till 1:00 PM. Available tasks on open days may include:

• Receive and sort donated food from churches, businesses & individuals

• Receive, weigh, sort and bag donated perishable food from local markets
• Receive, sort and bag donated bread

• Stock shelves with food donated for distribution
• Circulate canned food from outside storage sheds to keep shelves full

• Store stockpiled donated canned foods

• Pack bags of food to be distributed

• Check clients in, via computer
• Assist clients to carry food to their vehicle

• Drive TAMFP vehicle to local businesses to pick up donated food.
• Help unload donated food at TAMFP

• Accompany Driver/Courier to local businesses to assist in picking up donated food.
• Help unload donated food at TAMFP

Volunteering Outside of Open Hours

The following positions are available outside of normal open hours.

• Pickup food at Food Bank (Raleigh)
• Unload food at TAMFP

• Help solicit donations at supermarkets, street festivals and with organized drives with church, school or civic organizations

• Represent TAMFP at community events such as Meet in the Street, Christmas Parade, Crop Walk, etc

• Participate at TAMFP events, such as Stop Hunger Feed Hope Dinner Auction.

  •     Planning
  •     Outreach for donations
  •     Event setup
  •     Event cleanup

Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry may, in its sole discretion, decline to accept an application to volunteer with or without cause. Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry reserves the right to modify or terminate volunteer service with or without notice or cause, at any time.

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