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Learn about our mission, our processes, and our programs! Orientations are mandatory for all new volunteers. Volunteers must complete the orientation and be approved by a Volunteer Coordinator before signing up to attend events.

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Learn about our mission, our processes, and our programs! Orientations are mandatory for all new volunteers. Volunteers must complete the orientation and be approved by a Volunteer Coordinator before signing up to attend events.

Self-paced orientation   View live orientation schedule

Behind the Scenes

Join us as we prepare essential groceries for home deliveries and distributions. Sorting, inspecting and packing food prior to distribution is key to a successful program.

Front Lines

With dozens of locations to choose from, you can find one near you! Provide essential food to individuals and families in need via drive-through or walk-up distributions.

Behind the Wheel

Drop off food to friendly faces in your community! Load up your vehicle and deliver groceries directly to the homes of our seniors and homebound neighbors.

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Our Hunger Heroes

Volunteer Spotlights

Meet The Avalo Family

Meet the Avalos family! Yolo Food Bank Hunger Heroes Juana, Carolina, Vanesa, and Juan have volunteered with Yolo Food Bank ...
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Meet Dana

Meet Dana! Long-time Davis resident and Yolo Food Bank Hunger Hero volunteer, Dana Armstrong Hughes is the site lead for ...
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Meet Pati

Meet Pati! Pati is a Dunnigan resident who first encountered Yolo Food Bank over a decade ago as a food ...
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FAQs

Please take some time to review our volunteer handbook and then register for an upcoming Virtual Orientation. Once you have completed your Orientation, you will receive a confirmation email and you can start signing up for events!