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LAZER’s Walking Fed

LAZER 103.3’s “The Walking Fed” food drive returns for its 10th year! We’ve teamed up with LAZER and Confluence Brewing Company to help Iowa kids facing hunger. You can help by making a donation toward kid-friendly food items. Plus, Confluence Brewing Company will match donations up to $5,000. Donate here today.

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Food Bank of Iowa fights hunger so no Iowan has to struggle to find food. We’re here to help when you need us. And we appreciate your help, whether it’s through donations of time, money or food.

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Hunger Can Happen to Anyone

Hunger can happen to anyone, including you. And it hits closer to home than you might imagine. It impacts Iowans of all ages across the state. Including hardworking people with jobs who can’t afford food at the end of the month. Or those who are dealing with job loss, medical expenses or living on a fixed income. Learn more about the Iowans we help.

Who We Help

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Loryssa Rippey volunteers at King Elementary School
February 23, 2024

Have wagon, will travel

When volunteer Loryssa Rippey observed school pantry guests taking too little food to feed their families, she found a solution in her little red wagon.

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February 20, 2024

Sabrina shares thanks for you

Sabrina loves her job at a local restaurant and works hard to make sure her family’s every need is met…

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February 20, 2024

“Step out there,” Kathie encourages

During a 29-year teaching career, Kathie Mason became all too familiar with the signs of hunger in the children she…

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Our Impact

It’s an ongoing challenge to make sure no one goes hungry in Iowa. We partner with 700 agencies in 55 counties to distribute nearly 2 million pounds of food each month.

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Iowans live in poverty

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Stopping hunger in Iowa starts with you

You can feed an Iowan in need for less than $2 a day.
96 cents of every dollar donated go directly to feed our neighbors.

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Partner with us

Feeding Iowans in need is a monumental task. Through partnerships with 700 agencies in 55 counties, we ensure our neighbors have access to enough nutritious food. Learn more about becoming a partner agency or program partner.

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In Iowa, 1 in 10 adults and 1 in 8 children face hunger. Like Ka’Meka, a working mom of three who lost her job. Or Willa, a disabled veteran who takes care of her grandchildren. With assistance from our network of partner agencies, we’re ensuring our neighbors won’t go hungry. Read more about Iowans we’ve helped and share your own story with us.

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