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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

  • Help us win $60,000 in the Fight Hunger. Spark Change campaign sponsored by Walmart. Vote for us every day at www.walmart.com/fighthunger. The top 50 food banks with the most votes win. These funds will help support our Mobile Pantry Program and purchase coolers, freezers and shelving units for partner agencies in need.

  • September marks Hunger Action Month- take action against hunger today!

  • Food Bank of Iowa distributes over 10 million pounds of food in 2014 fiscal year. Learn more here.

  • Welcome new partner agencies! Lohrville Food Pantry in Calhoun County, First United Methodist Church in Iowa Falls and school pantry partner Perry High School.

  • Volunteer opportunities for night and weekend shifts now available.

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


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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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