Our Volunteers

Volunteers Valley Community Pantry

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and He will reward them for what they have done.” – Proverbs 19:17

Our Volunteers

The Community Pantry employs a full time Executive Director and a part-time staff, utilizing the services of over 65 dedicated volunteers putting in over 1500 hours per month to handle thousands of pounds of food and process over 900 families each month. Our volunteers range between 12 years to over 70 years of age.
If you would like to join our enthusiastic group of community-minded and caring volunteers, please call our office at (951) 929-1101 or email:info@hemetcommunitypantry.org.

Our need is especially high during the holiday season November and December and the Second Saturday of May for the Annual Postal Carriers Food Drive.

Our need is especially high during the holiday season.

Pantry Service Statistics: July 2011 to June 2017.

Food Assistance: Provided over 185,200 people with 3 meals per day for 2 to 3 days

Rental Assistance: Provided 36 rental assistance

Motel Assistance: Provided 33 Motel Assistance
Edison Assistance: Provided over 741 Electrical Assistance

Gas Assistance: Provided over 468 Gas Assistance

Water Assistance: Provided 174 Water Assistance

Auto Gas, Gift Cards, Prescriptions and Misc Assistance:  Provided over 51


Volunteers Hours: We have up to 75 loving and caring volunteers who have put in almost 198,000 volunteer hours

Food Donations: We currently receive almost 390,000 lbs. of food from various stores/markets, churches, service organizations, businesses, and the community. Over the past 6 years we have received over 1,825,000 pounds of donated food.


Client Statistics: 10,321 families registered – Total 30,343 individuals

Seniors (55+ years)13.5%

Single Mothers28%

Working Class (Working and still need asst.):  14%

Children (up to 17 years):   41%

Homeless (Living on the streets):  1%

Homeless (Living with family or friends):  7%

Giving Hope ♥ Helping Families  Blessing Lives