Volunteer Groups

City Harvest has adjusted our volunteer programs in adherence to COVID-19 guidelines and are engaging in-person group volunteers on a case-by-case basis. We also have opportunities for virtual volunteering through Repack to Give Back.

Please reach out to [email protected] for more information on group volunteering, or learn more about volunteering as an individual

Is your organization already a volunteer partner? Click here to log in. Ready to find a project that works for your team? Email [email protected] with your group size and project preference.

Repack to Give Back

This year, Repack to Give Back will be a virtual volunteering event, with opportunities available throughout the holiday season, from the start of November through the end of December.  

Repack to Give Back 2020 is sold out. We’ll have new virtual volunteering activities available in 2021. If you’re interested in learning more, reach out to us at [email protected].

Draw Hope to Drive Hope

Join us in thanking City Harvest’s employees on the frontline who have been working tirelessly since the start of the pandemic. Use your artistic skills or bring in your kids to help complete themed coloring pages. Share your creations online or with our drivers to thank them for their service

Download our custom coloring pages and learn more. 

Mobile Market

These farmers market style distributions deliver fresh produce free of charge 18 times a month across all five boroughs. You will distribute thousands of pounds of fruits and vegetables to hundreds of families.

Time commitment: 8:15am to 12pm
Group size: 5 volunteers
Location: varies

Greenmarket Rescue (Seasonal Opportunity)

Rescue thousands of pounds of fresh, seasonal produce that would otherwise go to waste at Greenmarkets across the city . At the close of the market, volunteers collect excess food from local farmers and help load it onto City Harvest trucks, which immediately deliver the food to soup kitchens and food pantries across the city.

Time commitment: 2 hours
Group size: 5 volunteers