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Food drives of all sizes make a difference. Every item of food that we distribute goes to Iowa children, families and seniors struggling with hunger.

Planning Your Food Drive

  • Set a specific time span, ranging from one week to one month long, for your food drive.
  • Allocate space for boxes or bins of food to be collected.
    • Food Bank of Iowa can drop of totes/bins for your food drive on Monday afternoons. Please fill out the form and a staff member will reach out regarding a time.
  • Set a goal that you think you can reach. It’s fun to accomplish a goal and celebrate!
  • Make sure you communicate and promote your food drive among your team.
  • Download our Food Drive Tool Kit for tips.
  • Consider hosting a virtual food drive! Click here to create a team on our 2021 Virtual Food Drive page.

Click here for a flyer that will help your food drive succeed!

Please complete the Food Drive Form below to help us stay informed about your food drive.

Food Drive Drop off Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am-4pm
Fridays: 8am-12pm

Food Bank of Iowa can deliver bins on Monday afternoons to help your food drive succeed and they can pick up your food drive items on Friday mornings. Please fill out the form and a staff member will reach out regarding a time.

Click here to sign up for a food drive!

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