Join our community of more than 400 volunteers per month! By donating a few hours of your time, you’ll help us to provide food and hope for the 60,790 people who face food insecurity in our region. It is because of your time and your talents that Channel One Regional Food Bank can strengthen food access and build healthy communities.

Quick Links to Volunteer

Channel One uses Galaxy Digital for its volunteer portal. Please click one of buttons below for instructors on how to sign up for your first volunteer shift or to log into your existing volunteer account to sign up for a shift.

First-Time Volunteers

Signing up to volunteer at Channel One is quick and easy. Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age.

1. Create an Account
Click the button below to create a volunteer account in Channel One’s Galaxy Digital portal.

2. Complete Qualifications
Within Galaxy Digital, complete the needed qualifications by electronically signing a volunteer waiver, agreeing to uphold Channel One’s values, and watching a short training video. Note: Delivery opportunities require a background check before you can sign up.

3. Register for a Volunteer Shift
When signed into Galaxy Digital, choose a volunteer shift by selecting “Opportunities” on the left-hand menu and find a shift that works with your schedule.

Group Volunteering

Channel One can support group volunteer activities that are perfect for corporate groups, families, and other community or religious organizations. Opportunities can include packing boxes, sorting food items or supporting the on-site food shelf. Filling out the information in the form below allows our volunteer coordinator to pick the best available opportunity for your group. After you fill out the form, our coordinator will email you back with any questions and to schedule a time for you to volunteer. Click the link below to fill out our group volunteer request form.

Questions? We are here to help!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ashley Antus at 507-424-1705 or ashleyantus@channel-one.org