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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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  • Kathy

    Thanks, Mitch, for organizing this. I also had a good experience.

    July 12, 2014

  • Stephanie F.

    Best experience I had this morning. I would like to do this again!

    July 12, 2014

  • Stephanie F.

    Best experience I had this morning. I would like to do this again!

    July 12, 2014

  • Yasmin C.

    I am sorry, but a family commitment has come up.... so I will try again next time! Thanks!

    July 10, 2014

  • Mitch

    As a courtesy to people on the waiting list, PLEASE remember to update your RSVP by Thursday if you can't make it. We need to provide advance notice to anyone being moved up from the waiting list.

    July 9, 2014

    • Mitch

      Also, please try to arrive on time to this event. We can't start until all volunteers are at the warehouse.

      1 · July 9, 2014

  • Mitch

    The MD Food Bank gave us the OK to add a couple more volunteers this month. However, we still have a few more people on the waiting list, so PLEASE REMEMBER to update your RSVPs if you can't make it to this event on July 12.

    July 2, 2014

  • Mitch

    We've already started a waiting list for this event, so please remember to update your RSVP as soon as possible if you won't be able to make it.

    June 29, 2014

  • Robin

    June 25, 2014

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