You’re invited to participate in the 11th Anniversary of our Annual Hunger Fight! Be part of the fun by signing up for one of the many important roles listed below. We thank you for your past support and look forward to working with you to package millions of meals to feed the hungry here in Iowa, throughout the U.S., and all around the world.
We need thousands of packagers to package 5 MILLION MEALS in just 4 days. All packaging volunteers will view a training video before packaging. Click above to sign up as a group or as an individual.
Invite your friends, family, and coworkers, and package lifesaving meals for those who desperately need them. Together, we’ll change the world from right here in downtown Des Moines.
BE A SUPPORT VOLUNTEER
Are you a veteran Packager or looking to try something new this year?
Try one of the Support roles below! Each of these roles will receive training before their shift and get a free Volunteer T-shirt.
Want to meet new people and help us spread our mission? Be an Event Greeter!
Duties: Greet and direct volunteers, answer general questions, and other related duties. This position may require standing and walking throughout your shift. You’ll be trained for this position at the event. 2.5 – 3 hour shifts.
Looking for a workout? Bucket Brigade will keep you on your toes!
Duties: Refill ingredient bins, restock, and clean packaging stations. You must be able to safely lift 50 lbs and operate a box knife. You’ll be trained for this position at the event. 2 hour shifts.
Want to get behind the scenes of the Annual Hunger Fight? Be a Setup Volunteer!
Duties: Set up packaging stations on the Tuesday before the event. You’ll be trained for this position at the event. 3 hour shifts.
Looking for a consistent activity? Be a Box Maker!
Duties: Assemble and distribute boxes for finished meals. You’ll be trained for this position at the event. 2 hour shifts.
Are you a neat freak? Be a Cleanup Volunteer!
Duties: Clean packaging stations at the end of the day. You’ll be trained for this position at the event. 2 hour shifts.
Want a leading role? Be a Pack Master!
Duties: Train, organize and supervise packagers at packaging stations. Clean packaging stations between shifts. Experienced packagers preferred for this role. Pre-Event training is mandatory. 3.5 hour shifts.
Want to send people off on a positive note? Be on the Exit Crew!
Duties: Thank volunteers as they leave, assist with photos, and perform other related duties. This position will require standing and walking throughout your shift. You’ll be trained for this position at the event. 2.5 – 3 hour shifts.