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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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

 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...
  October 16, 2017 By 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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