2017 volunteer opportunities

Over 700 volunteers are needed to help make Run to Feed the Hungry a success!

200 volunteers are needed at packet pickup at REI and 500 volunteers are needed during Thanksgiving Day at Run to Feed the Hungry.  Volunteers receive a special Run to Feed the Hungry volunteer shirt for their help! 

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Please note the following information:

  • You must be age 16 and up to volunteer for this special event.
  • You do not need to attend a volunteer orientation in order to volunteer for this event.
  • Thanksgiving Day volunteers arrive between 5:45 a.m. and 7 a.m. (depending on your assignment) and must be available until approximately 11 a.m.
  • Volunteers must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. There are no seated tasks available on Thanksgiving Day.
  • After signing up to volunteer, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. You will also receive a reminder e-mail one week prior to the event with final details on parking, attire, arrival time and more.
  • Want to sign up more than one person? It's easy to register a group of volunteers.
  • You will be asked to fill out a Thanksgiving Day waiver and/or REI waiver.

Volunteer opportunities will open on October 15 - stay tun

Questions? E-mail Robin or call (916) 925-3240 ext. 3382.