SHARE - Food Bagging

Thousands of families count on SHARE each month for affordable, nutritious groceries that are sold through volunteer-run locations throughout the Washington metropolitan area.

Join us to bag dry food items such as potatoes, rice, and onions in preparation for our monthly food distribution. This is a great service opportunity for families, teens, and groups of volunteers! Join us for an experience that is fun and rewarding while making a difference in your community.

Volunteer Qualifications:

  • High school students can participate if accompanied by an adult and they bring a Parent Guardian Waiver.
  • Helpful and cooperative with a calm demeanor
  • Able to follow directions and maintain a safe environment
  • Able to stand for ~3 hours and lift ~20 pounds at a time
  • Wear tennis shoes or work boots
  • Present proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival. Your vaccination card or a photo of the vaccination card will suffice. Required; effective September 19, 2021.

Safety Measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19:

  • Register online for a shift
  • Wear mask or face cover – bring your own
  • Wear gloves (provided)
  • Wash hands after signing in and before handling food
  • Occupy a marked space, maintain physical distance
  • Follow staff/safety monitor’s instructions



Bela Pinkney-Gadelha (she,her)

Volunteer Manager | Volunteer Engagement Office

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington|

(office) 202.519.2118 | (cell) 202.878.1152

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Qualifications Required

  • Are you 16 or older? If not, will you be accompanied by an adult? Must be at least Yes, I will be accompanied by an adult

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, October 21, 2023 7:00 AM 10:00 AM
Saturday, November 11, 2023 7:00 AM 10:00 AM
Saturday, December 09, 2023 7:00 AM 10:00 AM