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Food Bank of Iowa | News Updates

The Food Bank of Iowa
is a private, charitable,
not-for-profit organization
committed to our mission
of alleviating hunger
through food distribution,
partnership and education



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News and Events


  • Volunteer opportunities for night and weekend shifts now available

  • Visit us at the Iowa State Fair Industries Building. We will be at the Iowa Food Bank Association and Iowa Food and Family Project booth

  • Project Feed More: Putting the Brakes on Hunger- stop by your local Midas to drop off a canned good item, or schedule your next oil change and Midas will donate $5 to the Food Bank of Iowa!

  • Welcome new partner agencies! Gateway to Discovery in Webster Co., Lords Cupboard in Hamilton Co., and UCC Congregational Church of Creston in Union Co.

  • Milk drives to help local families in need-donate today at Great American Milk Drive

  • Save the Date! September is National Hunger Action Month. Stay tuned for more details on how you can bring attention to food insecurity in Iowa. 


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Did You Know...
  • 1 in 8 Iowans are food insecure  


  • 1 in 5 Iowa children does not
    enough to eat  


  • 395,620 Iowans live at or below
    the poverty level


  • For every $1 donation, the
    Food Bank of Iowa can provide
    4.5 meals


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