Welcome, Volunteers!

Volunteers are vital in the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia’s mission of connecting neighbors with nourishing food. Whether you provide administrative support, pack food boxes, or sort donations, volunteers are deeply appreciated and help us ensure every neighbor has enough food everyday.



If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at our Mountain Branch in Clayton, GA, please contact us at: (706) 782-0780. Volunteer opportunities provided below are for our Athens location only. We do not offer court-mandated community service.


How To Get Started:

  1. How To Get Started:
    1. Review our Volunteer Handbook 2024 for dress code, volunteer event descriptions, regulations, and other critical details of volunteer work. You can also find instructions for large group volunteer signup here.
    2. Click on the opportunity that you would like to participate in below. First-time volunteers will be prompted to create a profile with Bloomerang Volunteer. Volunteers must be registered through Bloomerang Volunteer to receive credit for their hours.


    If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at: VolunteerDepartment@FoodBankNEGA.org or 706-354-8191 Ext. 112


Please note our department may be closed for holidays, private events, and staff meetings.

For every $1 the Food Bank receives, we are able to distribute 3 balanced meals

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