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Matthew's Crossing Food Bank

We welcome you to help in the fight against hunger by volunteering at the food bank.

Orientations are the second Tuesday of each month at 12:15 pm.

In order to staff appropriately, we appreciate a regular weekly commitment.

Matthew's Crossing Food Bank is especially in need of the following volunteers:

Drivers...food pickups at stores and to help with our backpack program.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Wednesday volunteers to help with the backpack program from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Spanish speaking volunteers needed for all shifts.

We are not able to accept court ordered community service hours.

Volunteer as an Individual, Student or Group 

Age eligibility
12 years and older. 

Chaperone requirements
Children between 12 and 14 are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. We require at least 1 adult for every 3 children.

Attend an orientation
New volunteers must attend a 30-minute orientation to take a tour of the food bank, learn about the volunteer tasks available, and review safety guidelines. (Groups are not required to attend an orientation.)

Orientation is offered the second Tuesday of each month at 12:15 PM. You will be contacted after your application is accepted for the orientation.

Schedule & Tasks
Volunteer shifts are available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, with evening shifts available on Wednesdays from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. 

Location
Matthew's Crossing is located on the southwest corner of Arizona Ave. and Knox.  Click here for MAP. Please do not park directly in front of the food bank so there are parking spaces for our clients.

PLEASE NOTE: Anyone volunteering at the food bank MUST wear CLOSED TOE SHOES.
If you can not volunteer, please consider organizing a food drive. Click here for more information on how to host a food drive. 
Thank you for your inspiring dedication and example to others in the community.

Volunteer Application
Please select the positions you are interested in.
 
FOOD BANK: Food box assembly and distribution to those in need. We are in need of volunteers to fill the following shifts.
DRIVER: Heavy lifting of 50 lbs. may be required.
ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 10 LBS AND BE ABLE TO BE ON YOUR FEET FOR 3 HOURS IF NECESSARY!
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Matthew's Crossing Food Bank

1368 N. Arizona Ave. Unit 112
Chandler, AZ 85225
480-857-2296
Emergency Food Bags
M, Tu, Th, F 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 4:00 - 6:00 pm

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About Us:

COMPASSION • DIGNITY • HOPE
Matthew's Crossing is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We provide assistance for individuals and families in need in the East Valley area - currently addressing needs associated with hunger.

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In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited
from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  
Full Non-Discrimination Statement can be found HERE