Volunteer Information

Join us this November for the Safeway Feast of Sharing as we celebrate the season by giving back to those in need! This FREE Thanksgiving Meal is served by dedicated volunteers like you to nearly 5,000 members in our community. We need help in the days leading up to the event with Advance Food Prep and Clothing Distribution sorting (Nov 22, 25, and 26) as well as on the day of the event (Wednesday, November 27).

Register Today!


  • All advance food prep volunteers must be 18 or older.
  • All volunteers at Safeway Feast of Sharing event on Wednesday must be age 12 or older.
  • Each volunteer MUST register individually for each shift.
  • If a group should wish to join us, each participant in the group must register individually. (Exception: Any group wishing to volunteer for the Advance Food Prep or Clothing Distribution Shifts may contact Ruth.Mwanza@uss.salvationarmy.org directly to register.)


The Safeway Feast of Sharing takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, in downtown Washington, DC.

20th Anniversary!

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Safeway Feast of Sharing. Volunteers are encouraged to wear 20th anniversary attire to add to the festivities. Volunteers sporting decorative glasses, celebration hats, and more will add to the fun-filled day for our guests. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Register to volunteer here.