Supporting the Feeding America food banks and their affiliates serving Iowa in their work to ensure that sufficient food is accessible to all.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Programs

Through the assistance of local agencies and volunteers, the Iowa Food Bank Association's member food banks are able to provide:

  • Nutritious, fresh foods to Iowans struggling with hunger
  • Safe and nurturing places for children to have a meal
  • Emergency assistance for disaster victims
  • A chance at self-sufficiency for adults trying to break the cycle of poverty and hunger

Take a look at some of these programs member food banks are implementing to learn more.

The Latest News

Some provisions included in the House Agriculture Committee’s Farm Bill, passed out of committee yesterday, give rise to concern for those who face hunger daily in Iowa.  SNAP, known in Iowa as the Food Assistance Program, is a first line of defense in fighting hunger.  The Iowa Food Bank Association cannot support any legislation that would...
  October 16, 2017By Pat Curtis An organization that fights hunger across the state has a new leader. The Iowa Food Bank Association used today’s opening of World Food Prize events in Des Moines to introduce a new executive director. Regenea Hurte says she faces a significant challenge. “We have about 10 percent of the population of Iowa that is...

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