MANNA loves our Volunteers!

MANNA relies on individuals like you to assist us in the kitchen chopping vegetables, cooking and baking, prepping and packaging, delivering meals to clients, and providing assistance with our events, community outreach, and general office work. Volunteering with MANNA is easy as 1, 2, 3:

Step 1: Complete an application.

Step 2: Attend an orientation. Orientations are held every Monday at MANNA’s office at 420 North 20th Street in Philadelphia. Orientations last approximately 45 minutes.

The next available orientations are:

Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 12 p.m.

Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 5:30 p.m.

Monday, March 2, 2020 @ 12 p.m.

Monday, March 9, 2020 @ 5:30 p.m.

Monday, March 16, 2020 @ 12 p.m.

Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 5:30 p.m.

Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 12 p.m.

Step 3: Schedule volunteer shifts using our online calendar.

Returning users: Please click here to schedule your next shift. Contact Taylor Perkins, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, for additional questions or concerns.


DRIVERS – You Supply the Wheels, We Supply the Meals

Be part of the final step of the MANNA experience. Deliver MANNA meals to our clients. If you are able to help, please email Taylor.


Thanksgiving Day

We celebrate Thanksgiving Day with our clients and their families by doing what we do best – delivering more than 4,000 traditional, homemade Thanksgiving meals. It is truly a day of thanks in the MANNA kitchen as more than 500 volunteers, staff, and dignitaries come together to prepare, package, and home-deliver the client Thanksgiving meals. Thanksgiving Day is MANNA at our best!  Find out how you can make a difference this Thanksgiving by contacting our Volunteer Team at 215.496.2662 ext. 3 or at Special thanks to our Thanksgiving Day Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Aetna Better Health of Pennsylvania is proud to partner with MANNA to provide a warm, healthy, homemade Thanksgiving dinner to critically ill MANNA clients. We appreciate MANNA’s efforts to provide proper nutrition and education to help improve the health of the people they serve. We are also pleased to provide volunteers and financial support for MANNA’s mission.

Gold Sponsor

At PECO, our commitment to customers goes beyond providing safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy. Keeping the lights on and gas flowing is what we do but it’s not who we are. We believe by giving back and working together we can create stronger, better communities. Last year, we contributed nearly $6 million to support hundreds of local organizations and volunteered more than 20,000 hours in support of community projects and initiatives.

Bronze Sponsor

Volunteer Appreciation Proudly Sponsored By