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Organizations Fighting Hunger

Iowa Food Bank Association

Ms. Linda Gorkow
Executive Director
Activities Statewide
Organization Type
Food Bank


The Iowa Food Bank Association (IFBA) supports the Feeding America food banks and their affiliate partner agencies serving Iowa in their work to ensure that sufficient food is accessible to all. There are 6 Food Banks serving all 99 counties in Iowa:  Food Bank of Iowa, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, River Bend Food Bank, Food Bank for the Heartland, HACAP Food Reservoir, and Food Bank of Siouxland

IFBA works to support food insecurity work Iowa in the areas of:

-Advocacy -Food and Fund Raising -Disaster Relief -Food Assistance Outreach -Food Bank Operations

Collaborative efforts make food banks more efficient and effective in serving Iowa's hungry.

IFBA also maintains the SNAP Hotline 1-(855)944.FOOD (3663), which allows callers to complete their Food Assistance Application over the phone with expert live assistance.

How to Help:
IFBA has opportunities for individuals and organizations to support the mission of Iowa's food banks through advocacy and monetary support. Individuals can learn more and become grassroots advocates for the hungry through a partnership with Feeding America. Individuals and organizations can also volunteer or donate to support the programs run by IFBA member food banks.


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