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Disclaimer - Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature. Always be sure to research the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles.




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How Often Is This Offered?


Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required



Volunteer as a FOOD RESCUER to rescue surplus food from businesses and deliver it to nearby nonprofits that serve the underserved. Signup at

What's Needed To Complete

Whose Help Is Required

All Ages welcome! Go solo or as a team of family members, friends, co-workers, etc.

Special Requirements

For kind kids under 16, an adult must be present, making this a gratifying family effort. Young adults under 18 must sign a" target="_blank" rel="noopenerparental consent form.  

How It Makes A Difference

Safety guidelines are in place to ensure zero person-to-person contact. Rescue via 2 feet, 2 wheels, 4 wheels, or MBTA Subway. A typical Rescue Event averages less than one hour of volunteering time. FulfillCommunity Service Hours: Documentation for proof of volunteering is available upon request.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site


Each RESCUE EVENT comes with a unique set of instructions to pick up food from our food donor parters and deliver it to our nonprofit recipient partners.

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