The Food Bank of Iowa maintains a 53,000 square foot distribution center in Des Moines containing more than 45,000 square feet of dry storage, 48,000 cubic feet of freezer space and substantial cooler space. Out of this facility, we serve 285 partner agencies in 42 counties. An additional 13 counties are served through our redistribution organization, the Food Bank of Southern Iowa.
Donated products are received from all sectors of the food industry, including: growers; packers; processors; manufacturers; wholesalers; brokers and retailers. We also receives commodities from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The Flow of Food