Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteer Opportunities

All Run to Feed the Hungry volunteer opportunities are now full!

Thank you Sacramento! See you on Thanksgiving morning!

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.
  • 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.
  • New this year: Want to sign up more than one person? It's easy to register a group of volunteers.

Questions, or need help cancelling or changing your shift? Contact Sonia at (916) 925-3240 ext. 122 or