Looking to volunteering alongside friends or colleagues? JFS could use your help on a variety of projects, from one-time events to reoccurring volunteer shifts. Let us help you find what is right for you and your group. Together, we can make a difference.
Bag bulk dry foods that will be used in the Food Bank.
Every other first Monday of the month, six times a year, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Collect new warm, waterproof or water-resistant, winter coats. We need children’s, women’s and men’s. Small and medium are the most needed sizes, but we can use a few large, too.
Assist with setting up or day-of tasks for events.
Typically, on Fridays before an event, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Duties include event support, leading various stations, assisting staff, general set-up and clean up. Some heavy lifting may be involved.
Help staff prepare the Food Bank. Weekly volunteers are needed for consistent shifts. Volunteers are also needed for special projects and on-call.
Responsibilities can include:
Able to lift 25 pounds.
Help support the Polack Food Bank during our annual Community-Wide Food Drive, which officially begins with announcements at Rosh Hashanah and culminates at the Food Sort.
The Food Sort is a one-day event at the end of our Community-Wide Food Drive. Hundreds of volunteers come to our donated warehouse space to help sort and organize Food Drive donations.
Warm gloves and socks are in high demand during the cold and rainy season in Seattle. Help keep community members warm with these small, but meaningful items. Adult sizes needed.
The Polack Food Bank needs paper grocery bags with two sturdy handles. People visiting the Food Bank use these bags to carry their items home, and JFS staff use them to deliver food to homebound individuals.
Families Fight Hunger
June 2 at 1:00 pm
Exploring Dignity – Shavuot & The Book of Ruth: Whose Voices are Heard?
June 3 at 12:00 pm
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