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Volunteering at the East Texas Food Bank

The East Texas Food Bank relies on volunteers to help us fulfill our mission. Over 13,000 volunteers donated more than 37,000 hours to helping us fight hunger by volunteering last year. We welcome all volunteers over the age of 8*, and have a variety of volunteer opportunities available for individuals, families and groups. Read more about our volunteer experience below and register today.
*Minors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Volunteer Center

Volunteer to help process and distribute food to our East Texas neighbors in need. In the Volunteer Center, you’ll inspect, sort, repackage, kit as well as other tasks.

*If you have 4 or more individuals, please fill out a Group Request.*


Produce Distribution

Volunteer to help at our produce distributions that provide fresh, nutritious food items to those we serve.

*If you have 4 or more individuals, please fill out a Group Request.*


Community Service

The East Texas Food Bank offers community service times for court-ordered volunteers and students fulfilling community service requirements.

Community Service

Questions about Volunteering?

Contact our Volunteer & Guest Services Coordinator Lauren Alexander
Phone: 903.617.2016