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Food Bank of Iowa | News Updates

About Hunger

The Facts

  • 1 in 8 Iowans are food insecure
  • 1 in 5 Iowa children does not have enough to eat
  • 395,620 Iowans live at or below the poverty line

The face of hunger has changed. It's no secret that more and more Iowans are stuggling to put food on their tables. Many are your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers. Now is the time to take action and educate yourself about hunger and how you can help fight it.

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