Opportunity Details

Distribute Food at the American Red Cross Food Pantry

The health and safety of our volunteers, Volunteer Leaders, and the people we serve is our top priority. We are working with our Community Partners to ensure that state & city guidance is followed to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read about our Safety Requirements.

Volunteers will help distribute food to clients, prepare bags of perishable items for distribution, and pack food bags for the next distribution date. 

All volunteers are REQUIRED to wear sturdy shoes or sneakers. For safety reasons no open-open toed shoes will be allowed in the warehouse.

About the American Red Cross Pantry: 
The American Red Cross works to provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The Boston Food Pantry provides a 3-day supply of emergency food to 4,500 low-income clients per month.

***PLEASE NOTE: The American Red Cross Boston Food Pantry requires all employees and in-person volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 effective January 4, 2022. 
In order to volunteer in the pantry, volunteers must receive the 1st vaccine dose on or before January 3, so that they can ensure they are fully vaccinated by February 15. (Fully Vaccinated means at least 14 days have passed after receiving final vaccine dose)
In-person volunteers who do not have full vaccination status by February 16, 2022 cannot volunteer in their facility.  They can only return after they are fully vaccinated.  
To enter our pantry, volunteers will need to show that they are vaccinated against COVID-19. That verification can be done with:
  • a CDC vaccination card
  • a digital image of your CDC card 
  • an image of any official immunization record, or
  • any other COVID vaccine verification app.***

T-Accessible: Andrew (Red Line)
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Hunger & Homelessness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:15+, Orientation Required

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