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At Maduddelingen, you can collect free and healthy surplus produce such as fruits, vegetables, and bread. We have three different distribution locations, so you can collect your surplus produce in either Nørrebro or Tårnby.

It’s volunteers who collect, pack, and distribute surplus produce donated from places and stores such as Grønttorvet, Netto and bagerierne Farumhus of The Bread Station.

Become a volunteer at Maduddelingen

You can help in several ways as a volunteer at Maduddelingen. You can assist with the distribution of the food and in the Coffee Lounge, or you can help as a driver.

Distribution and the Coffee Lounge

In the distribution, your tasks include greeting participants warmly and distribute the surplus produce. Beforehand, you will need to organize and get the items ready for pickup. When the items are picked up, there is also an opportunity to visit the food distributions Coffee Lounge. The volunteers there warmly welcome guests and ensure there is coffee and tea available.

The Coffee Lounge creates a cozy atmosphere. As a volunteer there, you should be open to chatting with the participants, be ready to listen, and help keep a nice atmosphere in the salon. you can talk about things like the food that’s been collected, share ideas on how to use it, and talk about other services provided by Red Cross Copenhagen or other organizations. The Coffe Lounge acts as a way to connect people to these services.


As a driver, you help pick up the items that will be distributed at Maduddelingen. The goods are collected from our donors, and the pickup times are typically between 8:30 AM and 11:30 AM and between 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM. You can get a better idea of what being a driver at Maduddelingen is like by watching the video on this page.

What do we expect from you?

As a volunteer at Maduddelingen, it’s important to be organized, ready to help out, and have a positive attitude. In Maduddelingen, you’ll interact with many participants and/or partners during the distribution’s opening hours.

See what it's like to be volunteer driver in the video

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If you have any questions or want to learn more about Maduddelingen or how you can help, please don’t hesitate to send us an email here.

If you would like to volunteer for Maduddelingen Nørrebro, please contact the volunteers at rkh.maduddeling@rodekors.dk.

If you would like to volunteer for Maduddelingen Kastruplund, please contact Hildur at hiltho@rodekors.dk.

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer driver, please contact Ida at idaden@rodekors.dk.