We typically organize a few events each quarter in the Detroit area for our members to volunteer. These events range from fundraising, to delivering fresh food, to working at local food banks and soup kitchens. Events that are not full will be closed 7 days before they take place.

Upcoming Detroit Events

You must sign up for membership before registering for events.

Past Detroit Events

July 6th, 2024 (Saturday) – Oakland Hope Food Pantry Volunteering

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into clients’ trunks.

June 15th, 2024 (Saturday) – Food Gatherers Warehouse Volunteering

Description: Volunteers will sort and process foods that will eventually be distributed to other organizations that will serve the food to people in need. 10 Volunteers needed.

April 27th, 2024 (Saturday) – Maybury Park Fundraising

Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: 49601 Eight Mile Road, Northville MI

Description: The Food Lounge Detroit raised $300 with the help of their volunteers by selling a multitude of plants and snacks at the Maybury Park.

March-May (2024) – Amy’s Rays of Sunshine

Description: Our members at The Food Lounge Detroit dedicated their time and support in hand-drawing feel-better cards for Amy’s Rays of Sunshine gives young adult patients who are starting their bone marrow transplant a box of 90 inspirational and caring messages

March 29st, 2024 (Friday) – Oakland Hope Food Pantry Volunteering

Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Location: 20E. Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into clients’ trunks.

March 22nd, 2024 (Friday) – Oakland Hope Food Pantry Volunteering

Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Location: 20E. Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into clients’ trunks.

March 21st, 2024 (Thursday) – Oakland Hope Food Pantry Volunteering

Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Location: 20E. Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into clients’ trunks.

March 2nd, 2024 (Saturday) – HOPE Center Donations

Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Location: 249 Baldwin Ave, Pontiac, MI 48342

Description: Volunteers helped pack care packages consisting of laundry detergent, face wash, body wash, and sunscreen.

January 2nd, 2024 (Tuesday) – Food Gatherers

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: 1 Carrot Way, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Description: Volunteers sort through food that will eventually be sent to different food pantries that will be passed onto the people in need of food.

November 25th, 2023 (Saturday) – Cleaning Leaves in Homeless Shelter

Time: 5 Hours

Description: Volunteers cleaned up leaves and the inside of a homeless shelter.

November 18th, 2023 (Saturday) – Capuchin Soup Kitchen

Time: 10:30AM – 1:15PM

Location: 4390 Conner Detroit, MI 48215

Description: Volunteers will be servicing the local community during lunch service: serving meals on trays for die-in guests, helping with kitchen prep, and cleanup.

September 28th, 2023 (Thursday) – Open Door Ministries

Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Location: 20E. Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into clients’ trunks.

August 4, 2023 (Friday) – Oakland Hope Food Pantry Volunteering

Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Location: 20E. Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into clients’ trunks.

June 15, 2023 (Thursday) – Oakland Hope Food Pantry Volunteering

Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Location: 20E. Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into clients’ trunks.

June 10, 2023 (Saturday) – Derby Chinese Market Fundraising

Time: 10:00AM – 2PM

Location: 1300 Derby Road, Birmingham, MI 48009

Description: Volunteers are needed to assist The Food Lounge at their booth selling Chinese delicacies at the Derby Chinese School market.

May 20, 2023 (Saturday) – AAPI Heritage Market Fundraising

Time: 10:30AM – 2PM

Location: 32585 Concord Dr., Madison Heights

Description: Volunteers are needed to assist The Food Lounge at their booth selling delicacies at the AAPI market to fundraise.

April 21, 2023 (Friday) – Warehouse Volunteering with the Food gatherers

Time: 9AM – 12PM

Location: 21405 Trolley Industrial Drive, Taylor, MI 48180

Description: Volunteers are needed to assist with folding and/or stapling an informational postcard to a folded bag that will be delivered to homes in our service area for collecting the donations. This position is a sitting job.  Volunteers must be at least 14 years old

April 21, 2023 (Friday) – Warehouse Volunteering with the Food gatherers

Time: 10AM – 4PM

Location: 20E. Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340

Description: Volunteers will shop for pantry clients and load boxes of food into client’s trunks. Lunch will be provided by the organization.

March 27, 2023 (Monday) – Warehouse Volunteering with the Food gatherers

Time: 1PM – 3PM

Location: 1 Carrot way, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Description: Volunteers are needed to Inspect and sort food in the warehouse.

February 20, 2023 (Monday) – Mercado Food Hub

Location: 2826 Bagley Street, Detroit, MI   

Time: 9AM – 1:30PM

Group Size: 10 volunteers per shift

January 28, 2023 (Saturday) – Gift Wrapping

Time: 2PM – 4PM 

Location: 1905 N Canton Center Rd Canton, Michigan 48187

Description: Friendly volunteers are needed to inform customers about the food collection, assist with collecting donated food and funds, and thank the donors.

January 22, 2023 (Sunday) – Gift Wrapping

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: 2105 South Blvd W., Troy, MI

Description: Friendly volunteers are needed to inform customers about the food collection, assist with collecting donated food and funds, and thank the donors.

December 23, 2022 (Saturday) – Gift Wrapping

We will be wrapping various presents that people at the mall buy as Christmas presents. 

Time: 1PM – 3:30PM

Location: 100 Briarwood Cir, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

December 17, 2022 (Saturday) – Gift Wrapping

We will be wrapping various presents that people at the mall buy as Christmas presents. 

Time: 2PM – 5PM

Location: 100 Briarwood Cir, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

November 23, 2022 (Wednesday) – South Campus Distribution Center

Location: 21405 Trolley Industrial Drive, Taylor, MI 48180 

Time: 1:30PM – 4PM

Group Size:  6 volunteers