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Feeding People. Changing Lives.

Channel One Regional Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, is the largest hunger relief organization in Southeast Minnesota. Channel One provides food assistance to low-income individuals and families through the Channel One Food Shelf Program. Additionally, Channel One rescues surplus donated food product from the food industry and distributes the food to area food shelves, meal programs, group homes, and shelters throughout a 14­-county service area in Southeast Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Learn More »

Feeding People

Together we can feed people and change lives! Did you know that Channel One can turn a mere $1 into enough food for at least four meals for our hungry neighbors?

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Secure Donation

Join Meal-a-Month where your monthly donation gives Channel One a steady source of continuing support and balances your annual giving throughout the year. It’s easy and efficient.

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Food Donations

Channel One Regional Food Bank relies both on our corporate and individual food donors to help us feed people and change lives!

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Most Requested

Carrots, Radishes, Green Beans, Summer Squash (please keep maximum length for zucchini under 8 inches), Winter Squash, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Peppers, Onions, Potatoes, Beets…

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Latest News & Events from Channel One

Student Food Drive

August 31st, 2017|Special Events|

What is the Student Food Drive? The Student Food Drive is an effort conducted by elementary, middle, and high schools in the Channel One service area to collect and donate food to the member [...]

Hunger Action Month

August 17th, 2017|Special Events|

September is Hunger Action Month. This is a time when the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, including Channel One, unite to urge you to take action with us in our communities.  Did [...]

Empty Bowls 2017

August 9th, 2017|Special Events|

Date: October 12th, 2017 Time: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m . Location: Rochester Art Center Join Channel One Regional Food Bank for this annual celebration of Empty Bowls, an event to help end hunger. [...]