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

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Iowa Legislation
The 87th Iowa General Assembly began on January 8, 2018. Take time to get to know the Senators and Representatives serving your area. Let them know that fighting hunger is important to you. Visit this page often for weekly updates and invitations to get involved. The IFBA continues to advocate for the protection of the Food Assistance Program, which provides critical meal support for working families, children, seniors and the disabled.  

Federal Legislation
Feeding America is engaged in advocating for a strong federal anti-hunger safety net through the Appropriations process and ensuring programs like TEFAP, CSFP, and WIC have adequate funding to meet the need.

Each year as Appropriations season heats up, we may need your help to ensure these programs are adequately funded, so stay tuned! Take Action Today!

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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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