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THE IOWA HUNGER SUMMIT is held each year during the World Food Prize's week of events in October at the Des Moines Marriott Hotel Downtown.The Iowa Hunger Summit, free and open to the public, gathers hundreds of leaders from across Iowa representing community organizations, business and industry, state and local government, social agencies, churches and religious communities, schools and universities, and other groups that lead or participate in projects to eradicate hunger.
The program features speakers and special panel sessions with leaders and experts in confronting hunger, poverty and malnutrition, both at home and abroad. The Governor and bipartisan representatives from the Iowa Legislature are regular attendees at the Hunger Luncheon, which also features the presentation of Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award. We invite you to participate in this unique Iowa event and learn more about efforts to end hunger and food insecurity.