At present, we are working with a very limited group of volunteers, and can't accommodate larger groups or new volunteers.
Please check here periodically to see if we are opening up new volunteer opportunities.
Saturdays 9:30 - 11:00
Volunteer slots are available for :
Fridays (food deliveries)
Saturdays (food distribution)
Mondays (clean-up crew)
To volunteer, sign up online here:
Please check the schedule for days that Open Hands is closed. At this time, we are open for food distribution on Saturdays only.
We are not able to accommodate court-ordered community service volunteers.
We cannot accept volunteers younger than 14 years old
To extend our growing season and do more to fight the hunger in Oakland County, we have installed a hoop house at Open Hands Garden!
Help us harvest the garden from June to the end of September. Children under 14 are welcome with an accompanying adult.
Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00
Saturdays 9:00 - 10:30
Watch this spot for the volunteer signup for the 2020 season!
To accomodate your GROUP, you must contact us in advance.
We welcome your help but want to plan for your group.
Please note: The pantry works best with groups of 5-8 volunteers at a time. We do not accept volunteers younger than 14 years old.
Please check the schedule for days when Open Hands is closed.
Are you a gardener ready to co-lead one of our one and a half hour harvesting sessions?
We run Leadership Training quarterly and you will be matched with experienced co-leaders.
Open Hands is a community-based non-profit food pantry and garden that provides assistance to and elevates the dignity of our neighbors in Oakland County.
St. John's Episcopal Church
26998 Woodward Avenue at 11 Mile
Royal Oak MI 48067