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Our Mission is to provide food for Iowa children, families and seniors to lead full and active lives, strengthening the communities where they live.

Our Vision is a hunger-free Iowa

Our Values are compassion, commitment, collaboration, creativity, and courage

Our Distribution Center includes staff offices and a 48,000-square-foot warehouse, located at 2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316. We love hosting tours of our facility. Sign up for a tour.

Learn more about how we acquire food, how we feed Iowans, and how we use our field to food bank initiatives.

The Food Bank of Iowa is a member of the Feeding America national network of food banks. We are a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit, and all contributions are tax-deductible. The Food Bank of Iowa was founded in 1982, and has distributed more than 163 million meals since then.

Our Service Area includes 55 central and southeastern Iowa counties, stretching from Missouri to Minnesota.