Volunteer Calendar

PowerSack packing for the 2018-19 school year will begin on August 31. Food For Thought Denver has joined Helping Habit to create a new volunteer management system this year. If you’d like to learn more about Helping Habit, please read the Welcome Letter and FAQs.

If you are only interested in a particular location, you can view by the location name below.  All volunteers are asked to sign up for their shift in advance to help us manage the packing and delivery of over 5,000 PowerSacks a week! If you would like to be added to our email list to receive information about our volunteer activities, click here.


FFT Power Center

Friday mornings between 7:15 and 8:30am for general volunteers, 6am for set-up and trucking crews – 1600 W. Colfax on the MSU Campus

Please note that packing at this location takes place outdoors in a semi-covered area, rain or shine. Please dress for the weather conditions of the day and wear comfortable sturdy footwear.

CLICK this link for a map and directions


Packing at the following school sites take place every other week.  Please check the individual school listings for the dates.

Amesse Elementary School

Friday mornings between 7-8:30am 5440 Scranton St., Denver, CO 80239
Amesse Elementary Map

Castro Elementary School

Friday mornings between 7-8:30am 845 South Lowell Blvd.
Castro Elementary Map

DCIS at Ford Elementary

Friday mornings between 7:8:30am 14500 Maxwell Place, Denver, CO

DCIS at Ford Elementary Map

Elkhart Elementary School

Friday mornings between 6:30am-8:30am 1020 Eagle St, Aurora, CO 80011
Elkhart Elementary Map

Escalante-Biggs Elementary

Friday mornings between 7:00-8:30am 5300 Crown Blvd, Denver, CO 80239

Escalante-Biggs Elementary Map

Goldrick Elementary

Friday mornings between 7-8:30am 1050 South Zuni, Denver, CO 80223
Goldrick Elementary Map

McGlone Elementary School

Friday mornings between 7-8:30am 4500 Crown Blvd., Denver, CO 80239
McGlone Elementary Map

South High School

Friday afternoons between 2:30-3:30pm 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
Click here for a map: https://goo.gl/maps/tJk6PumRcmm

All volunteer spots at South High School are currently full.

More Opportunities


If you have questions or to schedule groups of 5 or more, please contact Jeane Larkins @ volunteer@foodforthoughtdenver.org or 303-817-4672.


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