NBC15 Share Your Holidays Grand Finale
Volunteer Information

This page is for volunteers registered to support the 27th annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays Grand Finale on December 14, 2022.

Below is information about our two volunteer opportunities. Please note the new location for the Phone-A-Thon event.

General Event Details

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of your shift to check-in.
  • How to cancel: Email volunteerservices@shfbmadison.org or at 608-216-7554 with shift cancellations.
  • At this time, masks are optional for volunteers. Any potential changes to this policy will be sent in the final communication for the event. *A small supply of masks will be available if needed.

Sort-A-Thon at Alliant Energy Center

  • Location Details: Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison (between Rimrock & John Nolen) All volunteers will check in outside of Hall D.
  • Event Hours: Shifts between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Volunteer Activity Details:
    • Volunteer opportunity to help check and sort all donated food through our Fund & Food Drives. Sort, inspect, and pack the food that has been donated. Food items need to be well inspected and packed efficiently.
    • This is a standing volunteer opportunity, so make sure to wear closed-toed shoes and clothes to move around in! 
  • Age: 12 and older (Adult supervision required for ages 12-15) 
  • Dress: Casual, comfortable layers. No open-toed shoes. 
  • Training: You’ll receive training at the start of your shift. 


  • Location Details: NBC15 Studios, 615 Forward Dr, Madison, WI 53711
  • Event Hours: Shifts available from 5:45 am – 10:45 pm
  • Volunteer Activity Details:
    • Volunteer opportunity to help us accept donations over the phone.
    • Wonderful donors will call in during the NBC15 live broadcasts to donate funds and help us reach our fundraising goal!
  • Age: 18 and older
  • Dress: Volunteers from sponsor businesses may wear branded clothing. Dress festive & plan to be seen on TV.  
  • Training: You’ll receive training at the start of your shift.  

Photo Release

As a volunteer for NBC15 Share Your Holidays Grand Finale Sort-A-Thon & Phone-A-Thon you may have your photo taken and used for promotional purposes.

Due to the level of activity and photo opportunities throughout the day, we cannot commit resources to ensure our photographer doesn’t take photos of certain individuals.

Please see our full photo release here.