Become a Volunteer!


We can’t do it without you!

Since our founding in 1988, volunteers have been vital in providing healthy, healing food to our neighbors living with serious medical conditions in Sonoma County. Continue reading to learn all the ways you can help us provide lifesaving nutrition services. 

Contact: Emily VanCleemput, Interim Volunteer Program Coordinator
(707) 887-1647 ext. 109


Volunteer Opportunities


Food Bank

Food bank volunteers play a critical role in our day-to-day operation. You’ll help with a wide range of tasks, including filling food orders for our neighbors in need, packaging bulk food items into individual packaging for distribution, sorting and organizing donated food items, and much more!

Food Drives

Our food drives are a great way to volunteer near where you live. We host regular food drives at grocery stores across Sonoma County. Help to collect donations and be an advocate for Food For Thought in the community. Groups can adopt existing Saturday food drives or have one created to meet your time and location needs. Click here to view our food drive calendar.

Deliver Food

Help deliver healthy food directly to our home-bound clients! You’ll pick up pre-packed grocery bags of food at our facility in Forestville and drive to about 6–10 clients’ homes per delivery route in the same geographic area. We have delivery routes across Sonoma County, so we may have a route near where you live.


Love to play in the dirt? Volunteer gardeners help us to grow healthy, nourishing veggies and uplifting flowers for our clients. Get involved in planting, weeding, harvesting, and other general upkeep to ensure our garden is thriving.

Administrative Support

We are often looking for volunteers with administrative skills to support our work. Volunteer tasks may include phone calls to clients or donors, handwriting cards, stamping and stuffing envelopes, data entry, creative artwork projects, and more! If you are interested in administrative support volunteer tasks, please reach out to Liv Chaaban directly at (707) 887-1647 ext. 109 or

Event Support

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic volunteers to help with our special events. Event volunteering can range from assisting with event setup and breakdown, managing registration tables, coordinating participants, and helping with logistics, to providing administrative, clerical, and marketing support to ensure our events run smoothly and successfully.


Ready to volunteer?