How Can I Volunteer?
Operation Sandwich relies on volunteers to both MAKE sandwiches and DELIVER lunches to our various sites throughout the community. Whether you have just a short time to volunteer or are able to give more of your day, we have the opportunity for you!
Here is what a typical day looks like:
10:00 to 11:30 am- Your group meets the Operation Sandwich Coordinator at First Lutheran Church (424 S. 8th Street, Brainerd, MN) to make the sandwiches and assemble the bag lunches that will be delivered that day.
11:15 am to 1:30 pm -
You will arrive at First Lutheran Church to be pick up the lunches and given directions and instructions on where you will be going and everything you will need to know to deliver lunches.
Once you have your instructions and supplies, you will leave First Lutheran to head to your delivery sites. (We run an East Route, a West Route and a South Route simultaneously requiring 3 vehicles/adult drivers per day. Your family needs to provide a minimum of 1 vehicle/adult driver. Groups may need to provide 1-3 vehicles depending on the number of volunteers you are bringing.)
When you have completed your route, you will return to First Lutheran Church to turn in all supplies and be on your way!
Who Can Volunteer?
Even little ones can help assemble and hand-out lunches, and its a great way to introduce your children to volunteering!
Gather a group of friends, neighbors and co-workers and HELP US FEED HUNGRY KIDS!
How Do I Sign Up?
Click on the button to find a day that works for your group or family.
Please note: We need a minimum of 6-8 people to MAKE lunches and a minimum of 9 people to DELIVER lunches each day.
Have a large group? Choose your date and sign-up for all the slots. We can accommodate volunteer groups as large as 75 people!
Questions? Contact us at email@example.com
or call 218-829-2619.
Book Wagon Volunteers
Meet at First Lutheran Church (424 S. 8th St, Brainerd) on Mondays at 11:30 am to head to the schools to hand out books to the children picking up lunches. Click the "Volunteer Here" tab to sign up.
If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to help support Operation Sandwich, please send checks payable to “Operation Sandwich” in c/o United Way, PO Box 381, Brainerd, MN 56401