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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.


1 - 2 hrs


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How Often Is This Offered?


Age Range

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

Help Required



You will repackage rescued food into about 150  meals each shift.  A fantastic opportunity to reduce food waste and hunger at the same time! 

What's Needed To Complete

Whose Help Is Required

Transportation Needed

Special Requirements


How It Makes A Difference

Food For Free™s Heat-N-Eats Program uses rescued food from university and corporate dining halls and repackages it into balanced, healthy meals, each comprised of protein, starch, and vegetables. The very same mixed vegetables, brown rice, salmon, lasagna, or chicken that would have gone to compost are instead flash frozen, split up, and sealed into microwaveable meal trays. If not rescued by Food For Free, this fresh, wholesome food, bringing much-needed nutrition to those in need, would end up in landfills.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site


To start volunteering with us, Food For Free requires that individuals an account and attend a New Volunteer Orientation. The orientation session provides valuable information about Food For Free and our programs and how to get the most out of your volunteer experience. Update your profile if you have not. Use Profile Link Sign up for shifts using this or select "I am a current volunteer" on FFF's website volunteer page If you have not attended an onboarding/orientation call with our Volunteer Manager. You will get an email to connect with them before your first shift. If you have any questions or challenges signing up for shifts, please volunteers@foodforfree.orgemail us.

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