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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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  • Ben P.

    Thanks for organizing Mitch

    February 10, 2013

  • Suzanne M

    Slow to get started, but once in place and the conveyor belt started, Jason and I had a great time! :) Hope to be back soon.

    February 9, 2013

  • Kim

    I have been sick since Monday and I do not want to get worst or get anyone else sick. I have to cancel. See ya next time!

    February 7, 2013

  • Mitch

    I'll contact the MD Food Bank to see if they have room for ore volunteers.

    We'll probably be allowed to add at least a few more. I'll update the RSVP limit as soon as I get word from the Food Bank.

    January 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Jan 20 ... Now I see.

    January 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Mitch, trying to sign up but it looks like the RSVPs isn't open.

    January 2, 2013

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