Maryland Food Bank

The Maryland Food Bank needs an accurate estimate of how many people will be volunteering for this event, so please update your RSVP as soon as possible if you aren't able to make it to this event.

 

The Maryland Food Bank was founded in 1979 to coordinate the procurement and distribution of food donations from manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and government agencies to organizations providing free food to the state's hungry.

 

Volunteers usually work on a high-tech conveyor belt in the warehouse, pulling specific types of food from the belt as they pass, and packing the sorted food into 25 - 50-pound boxes. Full boxes are then placed on the Maryland Food Bank's daily menu, available for more than 600 soup kitchens, pantries and shelters across the state to order.

Additional volunteer info can be found at the MD Food Bank's website, at www.mdfoodbank.org.

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  • Suzanne M

    Fun as usual! :) Hope to see you again next month.

    April 15, 2013

  • Kathleen R.

    Great group of people, thanks for putting this together Mitch. Hope to see you all again.

    April 13, 2013

  • Terri

    This was great. I would definitely do it again. Thanks everyone!

    April 13, 2013

  • John

    Nice group of people.

    1 · April 13, 2013

  • Frances

    Hello
    I was not able to attend this event. My mother was rushed to the ER.
    Sorry for the inconvience .
    This was my first time. I hope to be able to try this at a later date. Again sorry.
    My mother was admitted.

    April 13, 2013

  • Geraldine A.

    Mitch I am so very sorry to have to cancel this late. I was just given notice that I will have to come into the office tomorrow for four hours. I hope this allow you time to fill my slot.
    Again, I apologize for this is truely last minute notice. Please keep me on the list, I am always eager to lend a hand.

    April 12, 2013

  • Mitch

    Don't forget: If you can't make it, please update your RSVP by tomorrow (Thurs) so that people on the waiting list will get advance notice.

    April 10, 2013

    • Geraldine A.

      Hello Mitch, I look forward to helping with the Food Bank, however i will need to leave at 11, if this pose a problem please let me know.

      April 11, 2013

    • Mitch

      Shouldn't be a problem. See you at the warehouse on Sat morning.

      April 11, 2013

  • Eric

    Dropping out to volunteer at Chesapeake Bay Foundation with my son...have to catch you guys next time

    April 9, 2013

  • Geraldine A.

    I look forward to working with such a giving group of friends.
    See you all on Saturday.

    April 9, 2013

  • Ben P.

    now hiking. Have fun

    April 8, 2013

  • Mitch

    Reminder: The waiting list is a bit long (currently 12 people!) so please don't forget to update your RSVP if you can't make it on April 13.

    April 2, 2013

  • Eric

    Looking forward to helping out the Food Bank. It's always a good time

    March 23, 2013

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