Get Involved

Operation Orange
24-Hour Volunteer Event
Gather your family, friends and coworkers and sign up for a volunteer shift during our second annual 24-hour volunteer event. Volunteers will be sorting and inspecting donated food in the Foodbank’s 85,000 square-foot warehouse.

Volunteering at Operation Orange?
Check out this important information.

Questions? Please call 330.535.6900.


Individuals can create an account to our Volunteer Information Center by completing the appropriate application below.

If you have volunteered at the Foodbank since January 2, 2014 and already have access to our Volunteer Information Center, you do not need to complete another volunteer application. Simply log in.

Once your account has been created, you may log in to our Volunteer Information Center to self-schedule your shift(s) for Operation Orange.

To schedule your group, please complete the group request form below, and a Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to confirm your group’s information.

  • We can no longer schedule groups for Operation Orange 2014. Please visit our volunteer opportunity page to schedule your group at another time.

If you would prefer to call us during business hours (M-F, 8-4), we can assist you in scheduling your group over the phone. 330.535.6900

In order to ensure we can accomodate your group, we'll work with you to schedule your group before you recruit volunteers to join you.


A limited number of Operation Orange t-shirts will be available for a $10 donation at the event. Or volunteer from 2-4 a.m. on Saturday and receive a free t-shirt, while supplies last.


91.3 The Summit
Akron Litho-Print Co.
Aladdin’s Eatery Highland Square
Caricature Artist Adam Pate
Celebration In Sound
Earth Fare
Einstein’s Bagels
Giant Eagle
Gionino’s Pizzeria Marco’s Pizza
Mimi Vanderhaven
Pizza Hut
Rotary Club of Akron
Sam’s Club
Savoir Faire Florists
Siciliano’s Pizzaria
Texas Roadhouse

Please contact Leslie Letner for sponsorship opportunities at 330.777.7572.

Download the 2014 Operation Orange Flyer [PDF]

View highlights from Operation Orange in 2013