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Get Involved

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community? Do you care about the environment, building community, and eating locally? Do you have skills or a talent you would like to put to use? Sustainable Renton would love for you to get involved with our work!

Please read below for specific ways that you can volunteer with our organization. Whether you have a little or a lot of time, we can find a way to get you involved!


All donations go towards the enrichment of our Free Grocery Store and Sustainability Education Workshops!

Frequently needed Items 

Diapers (all sizes)

Feminine Hygiene Products

Non-perishable, unexpired goods

  • Rice, Dried or Canned Beans

  • Cooking Oil (all kinds)

  • Coffee, Tea, Milk

  • Butter, Flour, Sugar

  • Canned Meats (tuna, chicken, SPAM, etc)

Donations can drop off at St Matthews Church (1700 Edmonds Avenue NE, Renton) anytime on Mondays from 1pm-8pm.

By Mail

1427 Queen Ave NE,

Renton, WA 98056.


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Every Monday, we hand out gleaned food to our community, no questions asked. If you are interested in volunteering at the Free Grocery Store, you may serve for any period of time between 1 pm and 7 pm at St. Matthews Lutheran Church for sorting, set up, and distribution of food.

If you would like to volunteer as a gleaner (transporting free food from pickup sites to storage) please email

We are always looking for volunteers to weed, water, turn compost piles, or lay wood chips on the garden paths. Any of these jobs can happen on any day for any amount of time that you have available.

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Join our Board of Directors!

Our Board of Directors ensures that the activities, projects, and actions of our organization follow the

mission and vision of Sustainable Renton.  


We welcome the expertise, energy, and time of individuals that would like to become more deeply involved in our non-profit and its impact on our community.

We particularly seek individuals with expertise in the areas listed here.

To apply, please email

  • President

    • Would oversee all activities of the Board and ensure the operations of the non-profit stay within the company's vision.

  • Vice President

    • This role serves as a second hand to the president of the organization, delegating tasks and ensuring members of the Board stay on task.

  • Volunteer Coordinator 

    • This role would entail recruiting volunteers to help with either the community farm or food co-op projects. 

  • Grant-Writing Coordinator 

    • ​This role would involve researching possible grants for our many projects and writing grant proposals to be reviewed by the Sustainable Renton board.    

  • Fundraising Coordinator 

    • ​This role would involve working with the Sustainable Renton board to develop fundraising sources to support our projects-these sources could include events, private donors, and donation matching programs

  • Media Specialist 

    • We would love to have someone who has a few hours a month to dedicate to the upkeep of our website. Making sure the information available is accurate and timely.

Prior experience in the listed field is preferred, but not required.

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