New! Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest food bank has seen a recent increase in people needing healthy food and a decrease in available volunteers under 65 years of age. They are especially in need of delivery drivers. Click here for more information.
San Mateo County Volunteer Sign Up
If you are aged 60 or under and would like to volunteer during the Shelter-In-Place, San Mateo County is coordinating efforts to provide assistance to those most in need.
Office of the Governor
The Office of the Governor has a page called California Volunteers that is also listing a few options available for people looking to offer goods or services to various agencies.
Additionally, Samaritan House is coordinating efforts for low-income, disabled or home-bound individuals. They are currently in need of help with the following areas:
- Donations, both monetary and in-kind
- Pre-packaged food, Baby Food, Baby Formula, Cases of water
- Toilet paper, Paper towels, Diapers, Pull-ups, Baby Wipes
- Tents, Sleeping bags
- Toiletries (especially soap & hand sanitizer)
- Cleaning products (especially sanitizing wipes)
- Mobile Meals
- Other food services
- On-call subs
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
San Mateo County Strong Fund
Please donate to the San Mateo County Strong Fund at www.SMCStrong.org to support individuals and families non-profits serving our most vulnerable residents, small business owners, and self-employed residents hit hardest by California’s state-wide COVID-19 Shelter in Place order. 100% of your donation will be used in San Mateo County, helping to respond to this crisis and support our community.
Donation Drop Off
Technical organizations (EXAMPLE: pharma, biotech) or other businesses with medical supplies to donate should email email@example.com
The public can drop off donations at the County’s central collection center off of Maple Street in Redwood City.
Supplies in demand are:
- Unused N95 respirators and surgical masks. They can be opened, as long as they have not been used.
- Unopened packages of disposable gloves
- Unopened containers of hand sanitizer
- Unopened containers of disinfectants and disinfecting wipes
- Packaged, unused protective goggles
Drop Off Location & Times:
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Maple Street Correctional Facility, 1300 Maple St., Redwood City.
*Please follow the “donations” sign to manned collection bins in the parking lot.
For more information related to COVID-19 and City/County safety measures, click here.
Volunteers "enhance the quality of life for the community" in a variety of fun ways! Belmont Parks and Recreation welcomes individual, group, and family volunteers on a one-time or reoccurring basis. Below you'll find an overview of common activities, as well as icons to quickly identify unique types of volunteering. To initiate the volunteer process, please complete our Volunteer Interest Form.
Help maintain your neighborhood park and its amenities. More information coming soon!
Belmont Historical Society is located behind the Twin Pines Manor and can always use help archiving Belmont's varied and interesting history. Learn more about the Belmont Historical Society here.
The City maintains parks and open space trails year-round and has opportunities for improvement projects as well as activities to encourage outdoor exploration and enjoyment. Check our calendar for upcoming volunteer events.
Belmont Community Learning Center is a play-based preschool located at Barrett Community Center. Volunteers read books, play games, or do crafts with Belmont's youngest residents!
If you love dogs and have the occasional (or regular) hour to spare, consider walking Barrett's field to collect waste others may have missed. Our common goal is to provide a safe and clean playing surface for youth sports while offering off-leash hours for our four-legged friends.
The Belmont Park Boosters run the annual Summer Concert Series in Twin Pines Park. Learn more about the Belmont Park Boosters here.
The Senior & Community Center runs programs for seniors and adults Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm. Volunteers often assist at the front desk, instruct classes, or help with the lunch or bread programs.
The Youth Advisory Committee (Y.A.C.) and Volunteers Outreach Involvement Community Events & Services (V.O.I.C.E.S.) are two teen service groups. Learn more about our youth programs here.
30 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont, CA 94002
650) 595-7441 | ParksRec@Belmont.gov