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

Hunger Task Force and Kohl’s Team Up for First-Ever “Combo Build”

Hunger Task Force and Kohl’s Team Up for First-Ever “Combo Build”

Kohl’s Department Stores and Hunger Task Force have a longstanding partnership. Today, a team of 50+ volunteers from Kohl’s participated the first-ever Stockbox/Food Sort “Combo Build” at the food bank’s massive new Volunteer Action Center. Over the course of an afternoon, Kohl’s volunteers simultaneously built over 500 Stockboxes and sorted over 20,000 pounds of food.

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