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Top Ways For Millennials To Get Involved In San Antonio

Drive-thru food distribution at the Bexar County Food Bank Saturday

San Antonios exciting cultures, music, cuisine, and social events make it an attractive place for many millennials, and the new year also brings opportunities for them to become more involved in the community through volunteering and other efforts at local organizations.

Here are 10 ways for young professionals to get involved in San Antonio in 2017:

Volunteer at a kitchen or homeless shelter There are many opportunities to volunteer to help provide food and shelter to people who are less fortunate. The San Antonio Food Bank seeks volunteers for warehouse sorting and packing, and Haven for Hope is looking for helpers to prepare and serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals for its residents. Young people can also help improve the lives of older adults and their loved ones by volunteering to be a Music and Memory Volunteer at Morningside Ministries, where theyll help with development and outreach.

Become a Trail Watch volunteer The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is seeking dedicated trail lovers who are passionate about city trails and enjoy spending time on them for its Trail Watch Volunteer Program. Volunteers 18 years and older who are friendly and outgoing are encouraged to apply. Theyll be asked to spend at least four hours along the trails each month to help with trail safety.

San Antonio Food Bank

The San Antonio Food Bank collects, stores, and distributes food to more than five hundred hunger-fighting agencies and programs in sixteen counties of southwest Texas.

Their Backpack, Kids Cafe and Summer Food Service programs supply supplemental food to school-age children on weekends, after school and during summer break.

Project HOPE provides additional food to fixed-income senior citizens every month, and between May and September their Senior Famers’ Market distributes fresh produce to qualifying seniors.

Hours of Operation
  • Monday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed

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Volunteers Like You Are Essential To Providing Food For Our Neighbors In Need

Our volunteer opportunities range from our sorting room, warehouse, curbside and mobile distributions, community kitchen, garden and farm, and more. Donate your time as an individual, group, or company all abilities and ages welcome.

COVID-19 NOTICE:Masks and temperature checks are now optional in San Antonio Food Bank facilities, including indoor and outdoor operations. We will continue thorough cleanings at all of our volunteer locations before, during, and after volunteer shifts. If you feel sick, please reschedule your visit for the safety of yourself and others. We will continue to monitor the virus within our community and make revisions to our policy accordingly.

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If you are an individual or group interested in volunteering outdoors, our Food Bank has many opportunities for you to get involved.


For questions regarding volunteering, please contact:


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5200 Enrique M. Barrera PkwySan Antonio, TX 78227210.337.FOOD 210.337.3663 info@safoodbank.orgMonday-Friday | 8 AM – 5 PM

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The San Antonio Food Bank is a 501 non-profit organization providing millions of pounds of food to more than 500 charitable organizations in Southwest Texas serving those in need. In addition to food distribution, the San Antonio Food Bank provides numerous programs that not only solve the immediate problems of hunger, but help individuals and families gain long-term food security.

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Since its inception in 1980, the San Antonio Food Bank has been a major force in the fight against hunger in the San Antonio community. As a member of the Feeding America national coalition of food banks, the San Antonio Food Bank serves as a regional hub for food distribution to 200 partner food pantries scattered throughout Bexar and 15 surrounding counties in Southwest Texas. In 2020 alone, it collected and distributed 80 million pounds of food, providing meals to 120,000 individuals each week. To provide such a large degree of food assistance, the Food Bank requires the help of more than 100 volunteers each day to sort, package, and distribute the donated food items. Many of these volunteers participate as organized church groups who regularly assist the work of the Food Bank.

ACTS Core of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church is currently reviewing ways to better advance the Adoration, Community, Theology, and Service missions of the ACTS movement within the St. Francis community. As part of the Service mission, ACTS Core is organizing groups of St. Francis volunteers to assist in the vital work provided by the San Antonio Food Bank.

In 2021, St. Francis parishioners participated in a total of 36 San Antonio Food Bank volunteer sessions. Working with other volunteers present during those sessions, we created over 100,000 meals for the San Antonio community.

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