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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.

100+ Years of Service Volunteer Celebration Events for 2015

Volunteers of America Western Washington will be celebrating our 100 year anniversary throughout the 2015 calendar year and we welcome everyone to join us in the festivities.  Here is a list of upcoming events to celebrate the work that has been done over the past 100 years in Western Washington and for the continued efforts in the future that will help support our neighbors in need:

July 4th and 5th –  Celebrate the 4th of July Weekend with the Everett AquaSox!  Help support VOAWW by donating non-perishable food items at this amazing community food drive!  Grabbing your baseball mitt and get ready to cheer on the AquaSox game as they take on the Hillsboro Hops. Game starts Saturday, July 4th at 7:05pm. Game starts Sunday, July 5th at 4:05pm. All Volunteer Roles will be required to arrive 90 minutes before game time and help at Food Donation Box locations at the main gates through the 1st inning.  All volunteers can stay and watch the game after the 1st inning. 

Saturday, July 4th | 5:30pm - 8:00pm 
Sunday, July 5th | 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Aug 8th – Celebrate the Summer at the Greenwood Summer Streets Festival!  As the summer winds down, the fun in Greenwood ramps up!  Music, Food, Art, and more will make this one of the most fun days of the summer!  And don't forget to bring your non-perishable food items to our 'Canstruction' food drive competition hosted by Volunteers of America Western Washington.  All food donations will support the VOAWW Greenwood Food Bank!  Volunteer roles will include helping at Food Drive Donation Boxes, helping hand out information at our VOAWW booth, helping with our Canstruction area, and more. 

Saturday, August 8th | 11:00am - 3:00pm 
Saturday, August 8th | 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Aug 24th – Good Karma Monday with the AquaSox!  Purchase tickets at the gates on Monday, Aug. 24th for the Everett AquaSox vs. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and proceeds from those tickets will go to support the amazing programs at Volunteers of America Western Washington.  Game time is 7:05pm.  All Volunteer Roles will be required to arrive 90 minutes before game time and help at Food Donation Box locations at the main gates through the 1st inning.  All volunteers can stay and watch the game after the 1st inning. 

Monday, August 24th | 5:30pm - 8:00pm 

Community Volunteer Nights - Various Locations

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 our  monthly family-friendly volunteer projects, 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. 

*Please note: These are not drop-off events. If your child is under the age of 16, there must be a parent or guardian present to volunteer with them. If your child is 16 or 17 and wants to volunteer alone, you must send them with a Parental Consent Form. Thank you!

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 

Thursday, July 23rd | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Thursday, August 27th | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

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

Friday, July 10th | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday, August 14th | 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Group Volunteers

Whether you’re looking for a teambuilding opportunity for your workplace, church, school, or club, we want your support! We frequently use groups at our Everett Food Bank on Fridays from 9am-2pm. We also have a wide variety of special events for groups. Please contact Volunteer Engagement at 425-259-3191 so that we can discuss your options.  Some restrictions (day/time/location) may apply. 

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, July 18th: 9am-11am | 11am-1pm
Saturday, August 15th: 9am-11am | 11am-1pm