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The Iowa Food Bank Association (IFBA) is a collaboration of the eight Feeding America food banks that serve all Iowa’s 99 counties.

Hunger is a pressing issue in Iowa and the across the nation, and it is up to us to be advocates for food insecure individuals.

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Des Moines, Iowa (October 5, 2015) – Many Iowans don’t get enough to eat and struggle to put enough food on the table. These Iowans include children, working adults, and older or persons with disabilities who may be eligible for Iowa Food Assistance Program benefits but haven’t yet applied for the program. Beginning today, Iowans can call the new...
This summer, food insecure Iowans will have the opportunity to enjoy fresh produce as nearly 500 dozen ears of corn will be donated to families in need throughout central Iowa. Iowa farmers are taking an active role in helping solve hunger. Jacob and Emily Van Manen of Kellogg,  owners of  J & E’s Delicious Sweet Corn, have stepped up to...

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  •   By An Le, IFBA Intern I visited my first mobile pantry in Exira recently and worked alongside volunteers from the local area and a few folks from the Food Bank of Iowa. As the IFBA intern, I expected to capture a couple of...
  • Doing outreach at Goodwill on Sunday afternoon is always an interesting and inspiring experience. There is always a tag sale; today all clothing with a pink tag is 50% off.  Although it is cold and blustery, by two o'clock I...

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