Your generosity provides food and hope for Iowans facing hunger in our 55-county service area. Making a tax-deductible financial donation is the most effective way to help. You can feel confident knowing more than 96 cents of every dollar donated go directly to feed our neighbors. Food Bank of Iowa has received the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid and an exceptional four-star rating from Charity Navigator.

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Give Now

One-time donations of any amount make a big difference for Iowans experiencing tough times. People facing hunger in your community include hardworking families, children, veterans and seniors. Learn more about how you can give now.

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Give Monthly

Monthly donations through our Meal Makers program keep our shelves stocked, our trucks on the road and food on the table for Iowans in need. As a Meal Maker, you’ll receive insider updates and priority invitations for special events and volunteer opportunities. Learn more about supporting us through convenient monthly donations.

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Planned Giving

Join our Legacy Circle by including Food Bank of Iowa in your will or trust. You can also plan giving through stocks, your IRA or donor-advised funds. Your generosity will help us feed Iowans facing food insecurity for years to come. Learn more about including us in your estate planning as well as the financial and tax benefits.

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Corporate Giving

Foster a culture of service with your team by supporting Food Bank of Iowa. You can host a fund or food drive, volunteer, sponsor an event or match employee donations. Learn more about the ways your company can help us.

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Give Food

Food drives of all sizes help Iowa children, families, veterans and seniors who are struggling with hunger. Learn more about hosting a food drive and the items we need most.

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Noncash Gifts

There are more ways to give beyond cash. Consider a gift of stock, cryptocurrency, grain, property, land, life insurance policies, or retirement plans. Our philanthropy team is happy to help you navigate your noncash gift.

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