Satellite Distribution Volunteers
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SSL hours available
Volunteers must be 17 years of age or older
Advance registration is required
Help distribute food to Manna's clients at our satellite distribution sites in and around the County.  Volunteers will come to the satellite location and help distribute food to Manna's clients out of the back of our truck, alongside Manna staff.  The volunteer work is OUTSIDE and takes place RAIN or SHINE. 
TIME:  3:30pm - 7pm.  Volunteers arrive @ 3:30pm, distribution begins @ 4pm and ends @ 7pm.

Silver Spring - Long Branch
Every Wednesday from 4 - 7 pm
Long Branch Community Center
8700 Piney Branch Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901 (Get directions)
Every Tuesday from 4 - 7 pm
Catholic Charities Community Center
12247 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902 (Get directions)

How volunteers help:
Volunteers will help load boxes of food in to client cars.  The volunteer task is outside and the work is physical, requiring bending and lifting of up to 25 pounds. 
To register to volunteer:
If you are interested in volunteering at a satellite location, advance registration is required

Questions?   Contact
Volunteer for the Whole Foods Market 5% Day
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SSL hours available

On Wednesday, February 17th, all 5 Montgomery County Whole Foods Market locations will donate 5% of their sales to Manna Food Center!  Please help us spread the word about this great event!
Volunteers are needed to staff an information table throughout the day to let customers know about the event and provide them more information about Manna.

Wednesday, February 17th
Shifts available at this time.  Please note availability is subject to change.


Friendship Heights


Silver Spring11am-2pm

Please note: This volunteer opportunity requires a firm commitment due to the limited number of volunteer spaces available. Please double check your calendar to confirm your availability prior to registering. 
We will send you an email confirming availability for your preferred store and time.  

Due to limited space at the stores, Whole Foods Market has requested that we limit the number of volunteers, at any one time, to a maximum of 5 (including the adult supervisor).  
At least one adult supervisor (21 or older) needs to be present at all times.  Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  
Questions? Contact Katie at
Food Distribution Volunteer
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Must be 17 years of age or older
SSL hours available

Volunteers help with a variety of tasks such as packing and sorting food, bagging produce and meat, assisting clients to their car, and taking in food donations.  

This is a great time to earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours!

Volunteers are needed every day Monday through Friday: 9am-3pm.  Volunteers should be comfortable standing on their feet, bending, reaching and lifting, 5 - 25 pounds.  
For more information and/or to register for this opportunity, please click here.
Client Services Representative
Referral Volunteers
As a client service representative (CSR) you will log referrals by phone, fax, and email in to our database.  Volunteers must be able to make a commitment of a minimum of 6 months.  We will provide you with the necessary training on our database.    
We have the following volunteer shifts currently available:
  • Thursday Evening shift, 4-7pm (weekly commitment)
  • 2nd Saturday of the Month, 10am-2pm (monthly commitment)
English/Spanish bi-lingual skills are a plus; however not required.
For more information and/or to register for this opportunity, please email Marie at and put CSR in the subject line.
Community Food Rescue Food Runner
Community Food Rescue Join Community Food Rescue (CFR), Montgomery County's network for food recovery. Click HERE to learn how you can feed more and waste less with Community Food Rescue.
For questions please contact Cheryl at
Join the Manna Ambassador Team
Ambassador Oct 2014Staff a Manna table at outreach events, and share information about Manna's mission in the community.
For more information on these events or to join our Ambassador team, email  

AMBASSADOR in the subject line.  

Thank you for fighting hunger and feeding hope in our community.

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