5505 N. 1st St. • Abilene, TX 79603 • inquiries@fbwct.org

We Love Our Volunteers

Without the labor of love of time and effort provided by our volunteers, the Food Bank of West Central Texas could not accomplish its mission. For individuals and groups, all volunteer opportunities are customized to suit the skills and needs of those involved. Corporate volunteers design unique teambuilding projects, while school groups learn about hunger issues when volunteering in their community.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Warehouse Helpers
    You can help us sort, organize and repackage dry and canned goods for our Food Rescue Program, pack nutritional backpacks for food our Backpack for Kids program, create senior boxes for our senior pantries and help us with any warehouse food projects that arise. Volunteer shifts are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. or by appointment only for after hours or weekends during the Holidays.
  • Senior Pantry Volunteers
  • Volunteers are needed monthly for both of our senior pantries. Rose Park senior pantry is held every 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 2625 S. 7th St. from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Sears Park senior pantry is held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 2250 Ambler Ave. 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Volunteers will help carry out grocery items for our seniors.

  • Special Event Workers
    On some occasions we need additional help at food drives, food pantries, festivals, shows, fairs, fun run/walks and other special events. Please feel free to join our Facebook page for volunteers @ FBWCT Volunteers to keep in touch with any up-to-date events and happenings at the Foodbank.
  • Specialized Skills
    If you have special interests like photography, carpentry, artistry, computers, or other hard-to-find skills, let us know! We can always find a unique way for you to contribute to the Food Bank of West Central Texas.

Contact the Food Bank at (325) 695-6311 with any questions.

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