Give Time: Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

As a volunteer at Heartland Hope Mission, you will be helping build a stronger community by assisting working poor families choose food, clothing and hygiene items. Your smile will bring hope to people in desperate situations. Join our community of over 7,000 passionate people making a difference.

South O Pantry Volunteer Hours

Tuesdays  6 pm-9 pm

Thursdays 1 pm-5 pm

Saturdays 9 am-1 pm

South O Warehouse Volunteer Hours

Fridays 10 am-12 pm or 1 pm-3 pm

Millard Pantry Volunteer Hours

2nd Saturday 9:30 am-1 pm

Last Wednesday 1 pm-4 pm

Details

30-40 volunteers are needed during each pantry time listed

  • Ages 12 and up are welcome to volunteer, and ages 12-15 must volunteer alongside a parent or group leader.

If you are interested in volunteering or joining a committee, please complete our Volunteer Form to tell us about you or your group.

 

In addition, volunteers are needed for our major events:

Stuff a Truck - August

Stuff a Truck is held at all 11 Omaha Metropolitan Hy-Vee stores each year during the 3rd week of August. Over 100 volunteers are needed to assist by giving Hy-Vee shoppers the opportunity to purchase $5 or $10 bags of food for families in need at our pantry.

Feed a Family Dinner - October

This event is Heartland Hope Mission’s largest fundraiser of the year. Volunteers are needed to assist our staff in set-up, facilitating and tear down. 

Christmas in South O - December

Our staff and volunteers throw a huge Christmas carnival for kids and distribute brand new toys, wrapping paper, books, stuffed animals, blankets and food to help families who would otherwise not be able to provide a Christmas meal and presents to their children. There are many opportunities to volunteer or donate and give hope for Christmas to over 1,200 children in need. 


Assist with Toys for Tots registration (during the month of November)
Assist at Christmas in South O event (3 days during the 3rd week of December)
Sort and organize toys into age categories (during the month of December)
Sponsor a toy or turkey drive (November-December)
Donate store bought Christmas Cookies to distribute at the event (during the week leading up to the event)


To learn more, email info@heartlandhopemission.org, call 402.733.1904 x.16 or simply complete the Volunteer form.

Our Sponsors

  • American National Bank
    American National Bank
  • Lord of Hosts Church
    Lord of Hosts Church
  • Werner
    Werner
  • Farm Credit Services of America
    Farm Credit Services of America
  • PCOC
    PCOC
  • Conagra
    Conagra