Food Bank of Iowa

Our Impact

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

Board of Directors

Hannah Krause, Chair
Tim Glenn, Vice Chair
Jill Hittner, Treasurer
Miriam De Dios Woodward, Secretary
Ken Clary, Past Chair
Michelle Book
Jim Dean
Ross Dean
Casey Decker
Bill Even
Brad Liggett
Mike Simonson
Brennen Smith-Hargrove
Dan Van Alstine
Terri Vaughan

PO Box 1517 | Des Moines, IA 50305 | (515) 564-0330 |

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