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Project Feed More: Putting the Brakes on Hunger 
Ongoing
Des Moines area Midas branches



Project Feed More: Putting the Brakes on Hunger is a partnership between the Food Bank of Iowa and Central Iowa Midas locations to help families struggling with hunger. Nonperishable and/or monetary donations may be dropped off at the following Central Iowa Midas locations:

  • Ames – 113 Lincoln Way

  • Clive – 1690 NW 86th Street

  • Des Moines
    • 2201 E. Euclid Avenue
    • 2010 Ingersoll Avenue
    • 5618 Douglas Avenue
    • 6500 SE 14th Street

Or, whenever it’s time for your next oil change, stop in and Midas will change your oil AND donate $5 to the Food Bank of Iowa for every regular-priced oil change performed. If you have any questions or for further information, contact
Lindsay Pingel, communications specialist with the Food Bank of Iowa at
515-564-0330.
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Cold Run for Warm Meals
March 29
Des Moines



The National AgriMarketing Association Iowa Chapter is proud to introduce the Cold Run for Warm Meals, a 2.5 mile run benefiting the Food Bank of Iowa on Saturday, March 29 at 9:30 a.m. Food insecurity is a challenge that affects a significant number of Iowans — an astounding one in five of our state’s children do not have enough to eat. Tie up your laces and join us in our stand against hunger. For full race information and registration, click here. Questions? Contact the race director at laurenaugust@hotmail.com

Also, click here to check out a guest blog by our communications manager, Lindsay Pingel, to learn why events like this and community support are vital to the work that we do to help hungry Iowans.

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March


Canstruction
March 29 through April 5
Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines

The American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter’s 2014 Central Iowa Canstruction® event will be held March 29 through April 5 at the Science Center in Des Moines. The annual event, now in its eighteenth year,  puts a visual spotlight on hunger while showcasing the design community’s best and brightest. This event is planned and presented by the American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter. Check back soon for more information.