Special Events & Group Projects

Special Events

 Do you want to help us raise funds in a fun way? Do you want to gather food, school supplies, or toys for families and children in need? These are great opportunities for you, your family, your club, sports team, or work group to come out and feel good about giving back.


Help out at the South Everett Mobile Food Bank!
805 W Casino Rd, Everett WA 98204
The new South Everett Mobile Food Bank needs your help to serve families in need! Volunteers are needed to help with set up, food distribution, and clean up. We welcome all volunteers with a big heart and are especially looking for volunteers who speak Spanish or Russian to help serve our clients who speak limited English.

Tuesday, September 23rd from 2 pm - 6 pm
Tuesday, September 23rd from 3 - 5 pm
Tuesday, September 30th from 2 pm - 6 pm
Tuesday, September 30th from 3 - 5 pm

Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry Food Drive
9041 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle WA 98103
Help bring in much needed food to the VOA Greenwood Food Bank by helping out at the Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry Food Drive! This food drive is an important kick off to collecting holiday food and educating the community about our holiday needs. No training is required! This is a family friendly volunteer opportunity!

Volunteers meet at the Greenwood Food Bank at 9:30 am and then are sent to local grocery stores to pass out information and collect food at a food barrel. Up to 4 volunteers are stationed at each grocery store. 

Saturday, September 27th from 9:30 am - 2 pm


Community Volunteer Nights

Whether it’s just you and your sibling, niece or nephew, or with your kids, family-friendly volunteer opportunities provides families a way to positively impact their local community while spending quality time together and strengthening communication and bonds between parents and kids. Families can volunteer at the monthly family-friendly volunteer project, or hold a food drive on their own.  

You do not have to go through volunteer orientation to participate in one of these events. Space is limited so please click on a date below to RSVP for an upcoming Community Volunteer Night.

Everett Food Bank Community Volunteer Night
Sort food donations and repackage bulk food. Bring a canned food donation with you to kick off this event!  
1230 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thursday, September 25thThursday, October 23rd | Thursday, November 20th | December - canceled*
*Please note - the December Community Volunteer Night has been canceled due to the holiday, but if you are interested in volunteering, we would welcome you to host a food drive or participate in one of our holiday giving volunteer opportunities!  

Greenwood Food Bank Community Volunteer Night
Sort food donations and repackage bulk food.  Bring a canned food donation with you to kick off this event!
9041 Greenwood Ave N., Seattle, WA 98103
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Friday, October 10th | Friday, November 14th | Friday, December 12th*
*Please note: The December Community Volunteer Night will be a gift distribution for children of families in need. Rather than sorting food, volunteers will have the opportunity to work directly with families, helping them pick up their gifts and wrap them! 

Everett Food Bank Group Volunteer Day
Work as a team to sort through food drive donations, checking for expiration dates, and other helpful activities. We can accommodate a group size up to 30.  
1230 Broadway, Everett 98201 

Saturday, September 20th: 9 am-11am | 11am-1pm
Saturday, October 18th: 9 am-11am | 11am-1pm
Saturday, November 15th: 9 am-11am | 11am-1pm