The Food Bank of Manatee - Bradenton

The Food Bank of Manatee is operated by Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee and is another way to provide nutrition and caring, supportive services to our community. The Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization based in Manatee County and has provided over 30 million pounds of food since 1985 for local children, families, and seniors

Volunteer opportunities occur Monday - Friday, typically during business hours.  Food sorting and packing shifts are typically 8:30 am - 11 am, or 11 am - 1 pm.  Distributions occur late afternoons on Wednesdays, or through out the day one Thursday a month.  


  • Volunteers must be 16 years of age and older.
  • Must be able to stand for a few hours at a time.
  • May need to be able to lift medium weight items and boxes.

This volunteer opportunity takes place at 811 23rd Avenue East, Bradenton 34208.

To get started, complete this Volunteer Application