You’re feeding the future

This summer, your support is helping families like Quenton and Brooke’s get back on their feet — and inspiring them to pay your kindness forward.  “So many people have made us feel so loved and welcome,” Brooke says of the family’s…

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You help fuel Jan’s days

Jan, 73, recently retired from a long and fulfilling career, but with two children, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren, life is still very full. And thanks to friends like you, she has nutritious food to fuel her busy days.  “I…

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Food Bank of Iowa honored by Feeding America

Food Bank of Iowa, as a member of the Disaster-Ready Midwest Region, received Feeding America’s 2023 “Living Our Values” award for outstanding commitment to the network at its annual conference April 20. Food Bank of Iowa shares this award with…

https://foodbankiowa.org/news/food-bank-of-iowa-honored-by-feeding-america/

Cat is thankful for your help

Serving others has been Catherine’s life’s work. Cat, as her friends call her, has worked in some of the finest restaurants from Chicago to Miami to Seattle.   Des Moines is where she calls home today, but health issues have closed…

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A place that feels like home

Jim has led a storied life with many interesting turns. He’s been a teacher, a Detroit assembly line worker, and even a professional musician. He’s what many of us would call a Renaissance man.  Even in his retirement, he still…

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A lifeline for families like Alicia’s

Children are dear to the heart of longtime Norwalk resident Alicia, so working as a paraeducator in the special education classroom is fulfilling.  Then came hip replacement surgery, which has sidelined her from work she loves…and means missed income, too.  …

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Joint statement from Food Bank of Iowa, DMARC

Last month, the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines and United Way of Central Iowa offered to provide support for a facilitated conversation between Food Bank of Iowa and Des Moines Area Religious Council regarding emergency food assistance efforts in…

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