Volunteer at La Crescent Food Shelf

Volunteers help us:



pounds of food month on average.

And serve about


households monthly

We couldn't do it without YOU

Volunteer opportunities at the La Crescent Food Shelf

Orientation and Training are provided for all duties.

Open Hours Helper

Assist shoppers as needed and keep food shelves stocked.
Wed. 1-3 PM or 3-5 PM
Thurs. 2-4 PM or 4-6 PM
2nd Sat. of the month 8:30-10 AM or 10 AM-12 PM

Open Hours Preparation

Arrange/stock produce, bakery products, meats and dairy for open hour shopping.
Wed. 9-10 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thu. 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Unload and stock food from the food bank truck (Channel One)

1st & 3rd Tue. 9 - 10 AM
2nd & 4th Thu. 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Unload local shopping vehicles

Tue. 1 - 2 PM

Hunger Task Force Shopping

Pickup food at the local food bank.
Wed. & Thu. 10:30 AM - Noon

Local Shopping

Pickup groceries at local stores; having a large vehicle or pickup truck is helpful.
Tuesday early afternoon, 2-3 times a month.


0nce a week, after open hours, the food shelf needs light cleaning. Flexible day/time

Office or Computer Help

Data entry, graphics layout, scrapbook making and other tasks as requested by the program manager.
Flexible day/time

To apply, fill out this interest form, or contact the Food Shelf 507-895-1115

Susan Oddsen, Program Manager: lacrescentfoodshelf@gmail.com