Loaves and Fishes
Loaves and Fishes aims to provide a week's worth of nutritious groceries to people within the Charlotte community who are facing economic hardship. Volunteers can help with many different things including: sorting, inspecting, and packing food items in warehouses as well as helping in food pantries and there are many other ways to volunteer listed on the website. Children 10-14 who wish to volunteer must have a parent and teens 15 and older may volunteer on their own.
Ronald McDonald House
The Ronald McDonald House is a great and rewarding way for teens to volunteer. The mission is to provide a safe, affordable and caring home-away-from-home for the families of children receiving treatment in Charlotte-area medical facilities. Teens 12-17 may volunteer with a parent on the weekends to assist with House Operations.
Visit the Volunteer Info link for all further information and details.
Hospitality House of Charlotte
The Hospitality House of Charlotte strives to support healthy outcomes, provides stability, and strengthens community for patients receiving medical care. Volunteers help organize and put away linen, rotate and organize pantry items, keep storage closets tidy, and maintain overall cleanliness. Volunteers must be 16 years or older with written parental consent.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
The number one goal of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina is to end child hunger. This volunteer opportunity is a great and rewarding way for teens to help out in the community. During weekday volunteer shifts, volunteers must be at least 17 years old. Volunteers age 13-16 can volunteer on the weekend with an adult age 21 or older.