Barilla has generously donated over 400,000 lbs. of food

If we had a ‘penne’ for every time Barilla donated to Food Bank of Iowa… In our 25+ year partnership, Barilla has generously donated over 400,000 lbs. of nutritious, delicious pasta and sauce. That’s more than 333,000 meals — from bulk…

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Why a Thank-a-Thon?

During the month of September 2019, Food Bank of Iowa hosted our first-ever Thank-a-Thon. What exactly is a Thank-a-Thon? It’s much like a telethon, minus the lights, cameras, live television, and corny jokes (maybe). Instead of calling people to make…

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Food Bank of Iowa receives $30,000 grant from Variety to support Childhood Hunger Programs

Food Bank of Iowa has received a $30,000 grant from Variety – the Children’s Charity to support the BackPack ProgramTM and School Pantry Program. The grant will help provide food to 12,000 children in need across the fifty-five counties that…

https://foodbankiowa.org/iowans-who-help/variety-support-childhood-hunger/

Food Bank of Iowa and Prairie Meadows team up to Fight Childhood Hunger

We are excited to announce that the Food Bank of Iowa has received a grant of $15,000 from Prairie Meadows to address childhood hunger through our  BackPack ProgramTM. In the state of Iowa, one in six children face hunger.

https://foodbankiowa.org/organizations/prairie-meadows-childhood-hunger/

Smithfield Foods “Smokes Out Hunger” With 40,000 Pound Protein Donation to Food Bank of Iowa

View Original Article https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d92123e0-b580-49c0-8d12-b9d5cafbac3a DES MOINES, Iowa, July 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined the Des Moines community to benefit the Food Bank of Iowa during their annual…

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Stories of Hunger – Judy

Judy calls herself a “Boone Transplant.” She lives there now, but called Eastern Iowa her home until 1988. She visits the food pantry at IMPACT Community Action Partnership in Boone to make ends meet on her fixed income. “I’m…

https://foodbankiowa.org/iowans-weve-helped/stories-hunger-judy/

Thinking Outside The Box

The Food Bank of Iowa could not serve 175,000 Iowans without the generosity of our supporters. When you think about supporting the Food Bank of Iowa, you likely think about volunteering your time, giving a financial gift, or organizing a…

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