Volunteer with Hunger Task Force

Hunger Task Force relies on the help of more than 16,000 generous volunteers every year. From food sorting and building healthy food boxes for seniors to helping individuals shop the Mobile Market and harvesting at The Farm, we need your help.

Explore the array of volunteer opportunities below to learn more about ways to get involved. Fill out a volunteer application now to start the process right away!

As of March 1, 2022, Hunger Task Force has made the use of masks optional for volunteers.

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Use our online calendar to view and sign up for a variety of opportunities!

Volunteer Tasks & Opportunities

Food Sorting

Join Hunger Task Force’s most popular volunteer activity! Sort donated food to be delivered to the hungry.


Dig in with us at the Hunger Task Force Farm, where we grow fresh produce to feed the hungry in our community!


Help Hunger Task Force build Stockboxes–a monthly box of healthy foods–for low-income seniors in Milwaukee.

Mobile Market

Help pack groceries for Mobile Market shoppers who live in Milwaukee’s food desert communities.


Hunger Task Force needs volunteers in our Distribution Center daily to help with day-to-day operations.

Special Events

Volunteer during a variety of fun community events, from parades and runs to the Wisconsin State Fair.


With mailings, filing, phone calls and data entry, Hunger Task Force needs help in the main office every day!

Voices Against Hunger

Help influence effective anti-hunger public policy through Hunger Task Force’s citizen advocacy group.

Volunteer News & Stories

Volunteer Coordinator taps into time and talents of community

Volunteer Coordinator taps into time and talents of community

Since welcoming back volunteers earlier this year, nearly 3,000 volunteers have rolled up their sleeves to offer assistance. As Volunteer Coordinator, Julia Prange connects groups and individuals to the Hunger Task Force mission, offering opportunities to give back.

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Additional harvest volunteers needed at Hunger Task Force Farm

Additional harvest volunteers needed at Hunger Task Force Farm

As September approaches, harvest is in full swing at the Hunger Task Force Farm, and Hunger Task Force needs extra volunteers to get the job done. Located in Franklin, WI, The Farm engages 5,500 volunteers throughout a typical season, from planning to harvest. With volunteers welcomed back to the Farm in 2021, Hunger Task Force has been coordinating with a variety of community members, business and foundation groups, to individuals and retired folks.

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