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Volunteer Opportunities

Donations of time are very important to keep the Food Bank operating effectively. The Food Bank of Lincoln is always in need of volunteers for events and special promotions which would be off-site.

If you are interested in volunteering for Food Bank Lincoln

Hours Available*

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.-Noon and 1-4 p.m.
    *We appreciate every volunteer inquiry, but cannot guarantee availability.

    Unfortunately, our current donated food supply is low, which means we do not have as many volunteer opportunities at this time.

    Are you wondering how to help? Click here to find out!

    Opportunities Available

    • Picking up donated food.
    • Sorting, stocking, and repacking food.
    • Delivering promotional supplies.
    • Preparing mailings.
    • Working at special events.
    • Telephone follow-up.
    • Working at the LPS Emergency Pantry.

    Volunteer Requirements

    • Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age to offer their individual services without adult supervision.
    • Adult supervisors must accompany volunteers ages 10 to 15 and must work beside the volunteers at all times.
    • One adult is required for every seven volunteers ages 10 to 15.
    • For volunteers under the age of 10, please contact Michaella to ensure we have an opportunity that will be appropriate.
    • We are unable to accept court ordered community service volunteers.

    SNAP (Food Stamp) Outreach

    • Are you looking for ways to volunteer and make a difference in your community?
    • Are you compassionate and like to assist less fortunate individuals?
    • Are you a student looking for a place to do your community work through an organization that really makes a difference?
    • Are you dependable and trusting?
    Through our SNAP Outreach Program we are helping individuals and families get food assistance via food stamps (currently known as SNAP – Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program). Our goal is to partner with community agencies to be able to reach out to those in need and help them fill out the application and offer follow-up as needed.

    Click here for SNAP volunteer information.
In 2014, 1,405 unduplicated volunteers donated 65,514 hours of their time to the Food Bank of Lincoln.
Need Help?

For any questions on volunteering, please call Corrine Gernhart:

402-466-8170 ext. 121

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

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