In addition to financial donations, there are many other ways you can get involved with Food Bank of Iowa.

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Volunteers are always in high demand. You can help from home or at our volunteer center, where you’ll sort or pack food. We also need volunteers with special skills, like those who can drive vans or assist at special events. Learn more about volunteering at Food Bank of Iowa and sign up today.

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Fundraising Events

We partner with local organizations and sponsors to host fundraising events throughout the year. These events help us feed kids, families and other Iowans struggling with food insecurity. Learn more about our upcoming events.

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Host a Food Drive – traditional or virtual

Hosting a food drive of any size makes a big difference for thousands of Iowans struggling with hunger. Learn more about how to host a traditional or virtual food drive and the items we need most.

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Become a Partner

More than 700 agencies in our 55-county service area help us distribute millions of pounds of food each year. These agencies include churches, community food pantries, congregate meal sites and more. Learn more about how your organization can become a Food Bank of Iowa partner.

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Share Your Story

We want to know if we’ve helped you through one of our programs or partner pantries. Sharing your story brings awareness to food insecurity and helps us feed more Iowans experiencing hunger.

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Take a tour of our distribution center, or sign up to reserve one of our rooms for your meeting or gathering (during business hours only).

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Your generosity fills our shelves and feeds Iowans struggling with hunger in our 55-county service area. Learn more about how you can give now.

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