You will be placed by groups at a table, fill meal bags, weigh them, seal them and stack them in boxes. You may sign up here.
Pack Master (Support Volunteer)
Train, organize and supervise packagers at packaging stations, help with setup and clean up. Prior training with MftH staff is required. If you’re interested in attending training, contact us.
Bucket Brigade (Support Volunteer)
Refill rice and soy bins, restock vitamins and vegetables, help with setup and clean up. Does require a fair amount of lifting. If interested, contact us.
Event Greeter (Support Volunteer)
Welcome visitors, help volunteers check in at the computers, hand out hairnets and beard nets and answer questions. You may leave after the packaging event starts or you are welcome to stay and package. If interested, contact us.
Offsite Labeling Coordinator
Take boxes of bags and labels to senior living facilities in the metro area and oversee the labeling events (1-2 hours in length). Must have reliable transportation and be comfortable lifting 30 lbs. All events have already been organized by the Volunteer Coordinator. If interested, contact us.
There are a variety of other opportunities that come up at Meals from the Heartland. If you are looking for something else, contact us or fill out an application and let us know of your interests.