Get Involved

It takes a community to help us accomplish the work we do and strengthen the impact of our programs.

There are many ways to get involved with the work we do.

As a Volunteer

Volunteers are the heart of Food for People and help us with sorting and distributing food, harvesting produce, interviewing and assisting clients, assisting with clerical tasks, and much more. Learn more about our volunteer program and how to get the process started.

As an Intern

Our internship programs include semester, full academic year, and summer opportunities. Learn more about our internship program and how to apply.

As an Advocate

Join us as an advocate, at whatever level interests you. Subscribe to our Hunger Action E-Newsletter, participate in Hunger Action Month activities, contact elected representatives, and much more. Learn more about our advocacy program.

As a Group

Is your business, organization, or group interested in getting involved with us? Learn about all of the ways we can connect.

As a School

We work with dozens of schools throughout Humboldt County, providing educational opportunities to learn about hunger, healthy eating, building empathy, and giving back to the community. Learn about what we can offer.

Food Drives

Participate in one of our food drives, or create one of your own. We provide tips, technical assistance, and support. Learn more about our Food Drives program.

Gleaning & Plant a Row

Grow food to donate to the food bank or a pantry in your community and/or volunteer to help us harvest. Learn more about our Gleaning program.