FOOD Share, Inc.

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Basic Information

Address: 4156 Southbank Road Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone Number: 805-983-7100
Fax Number: 805-983-2326
Director: Christina Forino

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Hunger
Population Served: Ventura County
Ages for Volunteer: 12+
Hours of Service: 2
Minimum Hours Required: 2
Days of Service: Monday-Saturday
Mission Statement:

FOOD Share is dedicated to feeding, nourishing, and educating the hungry in Ventura County, educating the community on those who are hungry and why, and advocating a reduction of the root causes of hunger

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

FOOD Share innovatively and efficiently gathers and distributes food, serving those in need. Our dedicated volunteers and staff fight hunger with compassion and commitment to ensure that people have access to nutritious food. FOOD Share responds to community emergencies quickly and effectively. FOOD Share embraces the diversity of Ventura County and builds partnerships by involving the entire community to fight hunger and its causes. Education and public awareness are keys to finding solutions.

Program History:

FOOD Share has been rescuing food for 40 years in Ventura County.


Individuals Every Tuesday and Thursday 7:30am-10;30am
Groups M-Sat contact for open dates and shift times

Additional Information:

Here is the breakdown regarding the rescue food sorting team building activity:

  • Volunteers will check expiration dates, quality of packing, boxing and weighing food items getting it ready for our agency distribution.
  • We can accommodate 6 to15 volunteers at a time. The minimum amount of people is 6 the maximum is 15.
  • Minimum age requirement is 12 years of age or older. For groups of youth aged 12-17 years of age we need 1 adult per every 4 youth.
  • The duration is one and a half or two hours depending on the date selected.
  • Attire: Closed toed shoes, layered casual clothing. Anyone wearing flip flops or other inappropriate shoes will not be able to participate.
  • All participants must be able to walk, bend and lift boxes of product weighing up to 35 lbs without assistance.
  • All volunteers are required to sign-up on-line via a link your group leader will provide to you.
  • Check in with the volunteer coordinator, Christina Forino, in the lobby of the 4156 building asking for the Volunteer Department.
  • FOOD Share group lead: Nam Dang

News clip: KEYT news aired this clip regarding food sorting.

Scheduling information:
For groups contact Christina at and ask for the group sorting schedule.
For individuals sign-up via our website