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

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  • Geraldine A.

    It was great to see everyone that turned out Saturday morning.

    May 12, 2013

  • Mitch

    Reminder: 3 people currently on the waiting list. If you can't make it, please update your RSVP by Thurs.

    May 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am in!

    April 29, 2013

  • Mitch

    I won't make it due to a sched conflict, but the MD Food Bank will still need volunteers. I'm planning on returning for the next event in June.

    (I'll still be the event host for May 11 and will send info about the event as needed.)

    April 26, 2013

  • Mitch

    I'm checking with the Food Bank to see if we can add a few more volunteer slots. Hopefully I'll be able to get some of you off the waiting list soon.

    April 21, 2013

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