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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.

Hunger Goblin Food Drive

Various locations throughout Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle.
Volunteers will meet outside of the Verity Credit Union Greenwood Branch (8533 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle WA 98103)

Wear your costume for a good cause! Help us collect food at collection stations throughout the neighborhood. 

The Hunger Goblin Food Drive brings in hundreds of pounds of much needed holiday food and donations for the Volunteers of America Greenwood Food Bank. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to make a difference. Individuals volunteers or groups are welcome.  

This volunteer opportunity is family friendly! For more information on this event, please click here: HUNGER GOBLIN GREENWOOD

Saturday, October 31st | 11:45 am - 3:00 pm


Holiday Giving Program

Last year, because of our community's vast generosity, we were able to serve over 2,000 families with food and gifts for the holidays. This year, we need your support again to make this miracle happen. 



Volunteer During The Holidays

Stuff-A-Bus Toy/Food Drive - Murphy's Corner Fred Meyer - 12906 Bothell Everett Hwy., Everett, 98208

Help stuff-a-bus for families in need during the holidays. VOAWW partners with Everett Transit to fill an entire bus full of toys and food for the holidays, and we can't do it without your help! 

Saturday, November 28th | 10am-1pm and/or 1pm-4pm

Sunday, November 29th | 10am-1pm and/or 1pm-4pm

Saturday, December 5th | 10am-1pm and/or 1pm-4pm

Sunday, December 6th | 10am-1pm and/or 1pm-4pm

Saturday, December 12th | 10am-1pm and/or 1pm-4pm

Sunday, December 13th | 10am-1pm and/or 1pm-4pm

*More Holiday Volunteer Opportunities to Come*

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, September 24th | 5:30p - 7:30p

Thursday, October 22nd | 5:30p - 7:30p

Thursday, November 19th | 5:30p - 7:30p

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, October 9th | 6:00p - 8:00p

Friday, November 13th | 6:00p - 8:00p

Group Volunteers

Whether you’re looking for a team-building 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. 


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 19th: 9am-11am  |  11am-1pm 

Saturday, October 17th: 9am-11am | 11am-1pm

Saturday, November 21st: 9am-11am | 11am-1pm