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.

Map the Meal Gap

Feeding America undertook the Map the Meal Gap project, with the generous support of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and The Nielsen Company, to learn more about the face of hunger at the local community level.The overview of food insecurity and the "Meal Gap" are shown below:

 

Select Iowa from this interactive map and start learning more about the residents struggling with hunger and the food banks that serve them by county.

Review Iowa's complete data set, or learn how Feeding America got this data.

Learn more about the complete findings of the national study at Feeding America.

The Latest News

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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