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DES MOINES, Iowa (June 4, 2024) –The national tour of STOMP and Des Moines Performing Arts have joined together with Food Bank of Iowa to STOMP Out Hunger in central Iowa.

The electrifying Broadway show STOMP returns to the Des Moines Civic Center for a limited engagement June 20-23.

When you purchase a virtual food drive bundle at donate.foodbankiowa.org/stomphunger, you’ll receive a promo code for a $15 discount per ticket (good for up to eight tickets) to opening night of STOMP on June 20. Your donation to Food Bank of Iowa will help purchase some of the most needed food items for area pantry partners.

“We are proud to work with Food Bank of Iowa to help ‘STOMP out Hunger’ this summer,” said Catherine Major, marketing director for STOMP. “We work to connect with food charities as we travel across the country year-round.”

Food Bank of Iowa Vice President of Philanthropy Bergetta Beardsley added, “We’re grateful to STOMP and Des Moines Performing Arts for thinking of us and fighting hunger as they bring this fun and invigorating show back to our community.”

As part of their time in Des Moines, STOMP cast members will volunteer at Food Bank of Iowa.

About Des Moines Performing Arts
Des Moines Performing Arts is a private, not-for-profit organization celebrating over 40 seasons of presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states on four stages in Des Moines – the Civic Center, the Stoner Theater, the Temple Theater and the outdoor space, Cowles Commons. Des Moines Performing Arts is a presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is home to many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. All performances of the Broadway Series are supported by Willis Automotive Campus. All performances at the Temple Theater are supported by Prairie Meadows. All performances of the Family Series are supported by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. For more information, visit DMPA.org.

About Food Bank of Iowa
Established in 1982, Food Bank of Iowa provides nutritious food for Iowa children, families, seniors and veterans to lead full and active lives, strengthening their communities. Serving 55 of Iowa’s 99 counties, Food Bank of Iowa delivers more than 22.5 million pounds of food (more than 18.75 million meals) to 700 partners annually. Learn more at foodbankiowa.org.

Media contacts:
Annette Hacker, VP communications, Food Bank of Iowa, 515-867-2885, ahacker@foodbankiowa.org
Shelby Hisel, publicist, Des Moines Performing Arts, 515-246-2346, shelbyh@dmpa.org