You’re invited to help celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our Annual Hunger Fight. And there’s a big chance that we’ll package our 100 millionth meal sometime during this year’s fight! Be a part of the celebration by signing up for one of the many important roles listed below. To learn more about this year’s Hunger Fight click here. We thank you for your past support and look forward to working with you to package millions of meals to feed the hungry all around the world.

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BE A PACKAGER (Sign up opens August 1st)

We need thousands of packagers to produce 5 MILLION MEALS in just 4 days. 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 (Sign ups open now)

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: Check in volunteers, direct them to their orientation area and answer questions. You’ll be trained for this position at the event. 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 shift.


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. Experienced packagers preferred for this role. Pre-Event training is mandatory. 3 hour shifts.