700 agencies partner with us to help neighbors in need.
1 in 7 working Iowa households struggle to make ends meet.
30,662 volunteer hours worked annually at Food Bank of Iowa.
Provide food for Iowa children, families, seniors and veterans to lead full and active lives, strengthening the communities where they live.
Key Services Provided
Food Bank of Iowa sources free and reduced-cost food, keeps it safe, and delivers it to 700 partners in 55 counties. We stock the shelves of 200 agencies in Polk County alone, including pantries, school pantries, meal sites, daycares, shelters and rehab facilities. Our vision is a hunger-free Iowa.
Key Audiences Served
Food Bank of Iowa serves hardworking Iowans, kids, seniors living on fixed incomes, persons with disabilities and veterans who bravely served. More than 300,000 Iowans face food insecurity; one-third are children. Record numbers are seeking food assistance, including some families who have never before visited a food pantry.
Ways to Give
- Give funds at www.foodbankiowa.org/donatenow
- Give food at www.foodbankiowa.org/give/food
- Volunteer at www.foodbankiowa.org/get-involved/volunteer
- Advocate for our neighbors facing food insecurity
- Give help or get help at www.foodbankiowa.org
Board of Directors
Hannah Krause, Chair
Tim Glenn, Vice Chair
Jill Hittner, Treasurer
Miriam De Dios Woodward, Secretary
Ken Clary, Past Chair
Dan Van Alstine
PO Box 1517 | Des Moines, IA 50305 | (515) 564-0330 | www.foodbankiowa.org