We could not ask more of our volunteers, yet these individuals continue to inspire us by giving ever-more generously of their time, effort and talents. Raising awareness of the realities of hunger and poverty, they are essential to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance operations, assisting in the sorting, boxing and bagging of food, providing administrative and fundraising support and acting as advocates to bring about positive change.

Please note that all volunteers must pre-register through Volunteer Services prior to attending a shift.

As An Individual

The Food Bank relies on the generosity of individuals like you. You can offer your support in a variety of ways. For more information and/or to reserve your spot to volunteer, contact Volunteer Services at 602-242-3663 or via email at volunteer.services@firstfoodbank.org during normal business hours.


St. Mary’s Food Bank hosts group volunteer opportunities Monday – Friday, 9am – 8pm and Saturdays from 8am-3pm. Our hours and days vary by location as we have opportunities in Phoenix, Surprise and Flagstaff. Depending on the location and the day we can take individual volunteers 12 years old or older or groups of up to 60 volunteers. To register for a team building volunteer opportunity, please contact St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance Volunteer Services at 602-242-3663 or via email at volunteer.services@firstfoodbank.org and reserve the shift that works best for your group today!


For those unable to volunteer during regular weekday hours, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance offers opportunities to volunteer on an intermittent basis.

Click here to view a full set of our current volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer at our Flagstaff Facility

If you are interested in learning more about individual and group volunteer opportunities at our Flagstaff location, please call 877.249.3033 during normal business hours..


If you would like to learn more about volunteering, please click here for a list of frequently asked questions.

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