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Saturday Food & Clothing Bank

Saturday mornings are a great time to volunteer.

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday Food & Clothing Bank

Saturday Food & Clothing Bank

Also on Saturdays, May - June - Join us on Saturday's for the Farmer's Market Rescue Team from 1:00-4:00 pm for (Ages 10+) More details here!

The Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank (IFCB) serves an average of 450 households each week thanks to the amazing team of volunteers who come in each day to make that possible. Volunteers are needed during the weekend to help sort donations, organize and stock foods, portion bulk foods, sort and display new clothing bank donations, and do the clean up tasks necessary to get the food bank ready for client service hours on Monday.

Where:

Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank
179 1st Ave. SE
Issaquah, WA 98027

When:

Saturday Food Bank   9 am - 1 pm

Saturday Clothing Bank   9 am - 1 pm

Saturday Clean Team   12 - 1 pm

Volunteer Tasks May Include:

  • Weighing and recording food donation
  • Filling out receipt forms for donors
  • Date checking foods
  • Sorting, washing and portioning produce
  • Restocking grocery areas
  • Portioning bulk foods
  • Sanitizing food surfaces and general cleaning tasks
  • Updating inventory records
  • Sorting and displaying new clothing bank donations

General Safety Tips

  • Please notify a staff member if you have any lifting restrictions so we can prevent injuries. Boxes/crates generally weigh 30-60 lbs.
  • Lift with a  buddy and/or ask for assistance if something looks like it might be too heavy for you.
  • Please alert a staff member if you have any food allergies that may prevent you from portioning or handling foods.

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to participate during normal Saturday hours. Other volunteer opportunties are available for teens under 16. For more details please check the hyperlinked list on our volunteer page or ask about IFCB Family Weekends (open to teens 13-15 years old on 1st Saturday of the month).

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact megan@issaquahfoodbank.org or call 425-392-4123, ext. 10.

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