Join Project Bread at one of our upcoming volunteer days and see first-hand the direct impact your fundraising has on hunger at the community level. All of our volunteer days are spent lending a hand at one of the many programs that receive funding from the money you raise.
RSVP early, as spots are limited and may fill up fast. We hope to see you there!
Current Volunteer Days
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 9am - 12pm Fieldwork
12pm - 1pm Recipe tasting
Location: Mill City Grows Urban Farm, Pawtucketville, Lowell, MA
Mill City Grows fosters food justice by increasing community access to healthy, fresh food through the development of urban food production and distribution networks. Mill City Grows creates and manages community gardens, urban farms and school garden programs and increases access to local food through their Mobile Market. For full details for this volunteer day, click here.
Come get your hands dirty and work on one of their urban farms - The Big Farm in Pawtucketville, Lowell.
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Fieldwork
Location: The Food Project's Urban Farm in Dorchester
With over 70 acres of urban and suburban farmland, The Food Project has been at the forefront of building and managing growing spaces for residents in food-insecure neighborhoods and increasing access to affordable, fresh, healthy food through SNAP-accessible farmers markets. The hallmark of this program is the focus on identifying and transforming a new generation of leaders by providing deeply meaningful work for over 120 teenagers each year and placing them in increasingly responsible roles. In addition, The Food Project strives to donate 25% of their harvest each season to hunger relief organizations, providing hundreds of thousands of meals to those in need.
We would love to see you in Dorchester at this incredible program providing healthy food to those in need. The farm is accessible by car and public transportation. For full details on this volunteer day, click here.
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 8pm
Location: The Paulist Center, 5 Park St., Boston
Join us at the place that started it all! The Paulist Center is the iconic location where the Walk for Hunger first began. In 1969, Patrick Hughes, a Paulist priest, was deeply concerned about the hunger crisis in local communities and began generating support for a walk. That was the beginning of the Walk for Hunger, which ultimately sprouted into Project Bread.
Today, The Paulist Center still welcomes the hungry and homeless for a hot, nutritious, tasty meal each Wednesday at their Wednesday Night Supper Club. We will be setting up and serving dinner.
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Food Link at the Arlington Food Pantry
Are you interested in seeing a food rescue organization in action? Come volunteer with Food Link, a community organization that rescues fresh food, alleviates hunger, and contributes to environmental sustainability. Food Link collects high-quality fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy, bread and prepared food that would otherwise be wasted from 12 local grocery and prepared food stores.
Our team will be sorting food as well as cleaning and organizing the food pantry. This opportunity is available to volunteers ages 8 and older.