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Volunteer Opportunities

Channel One can support group volunteer activities that encourage team building, no matter the size of your organization. Contact Ashley Antus at 507-424-1705 or for more information or check out our volunteer opportunities page.

Department or Team Fundraisers and Virtual Food Drives

Channel One is able to support businesses of all sizes that are interested in hosting a fundraiser, whether for your teams internally or encouraging customers to donate. We can also supply marketing materials like posters, flyers, donation envelopes, and even a secure website portal for accepting online donations.

Visit our virtual food drives page or contact Lori Trotman at with any questions.

Donation of Stock (Securities)

One unique way that companies can make a monetary contribution to Channel One is through a donation of stock (securities). For your convenience, Channel One has a brokerage account established to accept Depository Trust Company (DTC) transfers of securities. Download a pdf of our stock contribution instructions.

Donating through Item Sales and Promotions (Cause Marketing)

As a member of Feeding America, Channel One benefits directly from many of the Feeding America Network promotions listed on their website.

If you have questions about fundraising for Channel One or would like to donate through a promotion (like a donation of profits or customer donation match), please reach out to Jessica Sund at or 507-424-1729.

Food Donations

At this time we are not holding company food drives. We are accepting produce donations from the general public, however. If you are a manufacturer, restaurant, or other food retailer looking to donate bulk food items or participate in retail food rescue, please contact Genna Devitt at or 507-424-1730.