The Brazos Valley Food Bank's (BVFB) Volunteer Center is still open and operational amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with extra precautions. Please see below:
- All BVFB visitors (including volunteers) will be required to wear a face mask upon entering the facility. BVFB will provide masks (and disposable gloves) for those who need them.
- You will also be asked to sign a COVID waiver and have your temperature taken. If your temperature reading is greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit, you will be asked to refrain from volunteering until you are symptom-free for 14 days.
- Volunteers will use a temporary enterance, as BVFB's main lobby is still closed. You can find the enterance inside the gated Volunteer Parking Lot to the right of the 18-wheeler trailer. If you are not visiting to volunteer, please follow the instructions on the main lobby door (do not enter the volunteer entrance).
- Shifts will be limited to no more than 10 people to ensure social distancing guidelines can be followed.
- Following each shift, volunteers will be asked to help sanitize their work space and common areas to ensure the next shift has a clean space to work in
BVFB is extremely thankful for the loyalty of our volunteers during this time. Without you, we would not be able to continue to serve those in need across the Brazos Valley!
In the Brazos Valley Food Banks last fiscal year (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), many dedicated individuals and organizations, such as Texas A&M University student groups, the Junior League of Bryan-College Station, and local businesses volunteered a total of 21,074 hours with the Brazos Valley Food Bank. To provide vital programs for those who face hunger in the Brazos Valley, the Brazos Valley Food bank relies heavily the time and talents of volunteers. Volunteer activities range from assembling food-filled BackPacks for children, passing out food to individuals at a Mobile Food Pantry to participating in Nutrition Education programs with Brazos Valley Food Bank staff.
Your service is vital in uniting our community to nourish our neighbors in need.
“I, and my group, had a lot of fun and learned a lot about the Food Bank!”
“It's a great experience. It's a rewarding experience. You can come as you like!”
“You meet great people!”
Come out and be a part of making the Brazos Valley hunger free!