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  Iowa General Assembly began on January 13, 2020. 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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 Iowa Food Bank Association Encourages Bi-Partisan Support for Iowa Food Banks Sales Tax Exemption   The Iowa Food Bank Association (IFBA) member food banks provide more than 33 million meals across Iowa annually.  The IFBA request the state legislature to exempt the food banks from the sales tax for the purchase price of tangible personal...
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...

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