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Food Bank of Iowa school pantry helps lower barriers for Scavo students

March 1, 2017 des moines

It’s no secret that students learn better when their stomachs are full. That’s why many schools in central Iowa and elsewhere operate food pantries in
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Bruce Jones opens doors for hungry Iowans

January 25, 2017 Staff

The 15-foot overhead doors at the back of the Food Bank of Iowa are raised more than 20 times a day, Monday through Friday. The
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Making a difference in Winterset

January 25, 2017 Madison County

It’s 4 p.m. on a warm, sunny Monday in September, and a long line is forming outside First United Methodist Church in Winterset. In 30
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Rural Child Hunger Capacity Institute

November 16, 2016 What’s on Kate’s Plate

I had the pleasure of spending the last three days at the Feeding America Rural Child Hunger Capacity Institute in Omaha. It was an intense
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