Individuals & Groups

Join Us In the Kitchen!

We rely on the generosity of individual volunteers and organized community groups to help our kitchen team prepare the nutritious food our critically and chronically ill clients need to improve and maintain their health.

We currently host up to 70 volunteers daily across multiple shifts to make 3,400 scratch-made medically tailored meals.

Right now, we can accommodate 30 volunteers in our kitchens at all times, including organized groups of up to 15 people.

Kitchen volunteers must be age 13+, and all new volunteers will receive an orientation from our team before the start of their shift.

All volunteers must be fully vaccinated and wear a face mask when inside our building. Required attire includes pants covering the ankles, long-sleeve shirts, and close-toed shoes. Hairnets and aprons will be provided.

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Volunteer Shifts

Our weekday kitchen volunteer schedule (Monday – Friday) is as follows:

  • 9 a.m. – noon
  • 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
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Build Blizzard Boxes

We need your help packing thousands of “Blizzard Boxes,” – care packages containing a week’s worth of dietitian-approved staples our clients will use to keep their pantries stocked this winter. 

Once delivered, our clients will keep this food on hand and use it in the event of a COVID-19 or weather-related disruption to their weekly meal delivery.

Blizzard Box volunteer shifts are from 9 a.m. – noon and 12 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17th and Saturday, Jan. 22nd. 

To sign up for a shift, visit our volunteer calendar and click on the date and time you’d like to volunteer. 

Build Blizzard Boxes


We also need a few volunteers who can commit to delivering meals to our clients in the Greater Boston area once a week. Shifts take place on the same weekday and require a 2-hour time commitment (minimum).

Contact Nate Ross, Manager of Community Engagement, at , for more information.


Please remember that in order to enter our building or volunteer during the pandemic, you must:

  • Feel 100% healthy
  • Be free of any symptoms, including a cough, fever, chills, body aches, chest congestion, shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, or diarrhea
  • NOT have been in close contact with someone who has or might have COVID-19, in the last 14 days, regardless of vaccination status


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