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Become a Square Meal Partner and help your Des Moines Area Food Bank

Become a Square Meal Partner and help your Des Moines Area Food Bank

For 10 of the 12 months of the year, the Des Moines Area Food Bank operates in the red. With your help though, the Square Meal Drive hopes to balance out this seasonal inequality. This year the Square... [Read more]

Rotary Club presents check to Food Bank for replacement freezer/refrigerator

Rotary Club presents check to Food Bank for replacement freezer/refrigerator

On Wednesday (March 29), Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park Treasurer Kerry Wallingford and President Carri Litowitz presented a check for $4,150 to replace a broken down freezer to Kris VanGaskin... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at Des Moines Food Bank

Volunteers needed to help at Des Moines Food Bank

It’s summer and lots of their regular volunteers are on vacation – so the Des Moines Food Bank is asking for help. “Got a few hours? Why not come down and help us out? We are at the food... [Read more]

REMINDER: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive is Sat.

REMINDER: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive is Sat.

REMINDER: The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park is teaming with civic groups, hometown merchants and individuals to come to the aid of the Des Moines Area Food Bank during the first-ever Des... [Read more]

HELP: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive will be Dec. 5

HELP: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive will be Dec. 5

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park is teaming with civic groups, hometown merchants and individuals to come to the aid of the Des Moines Area Food Bank during the first-ever Des Moines... [Read more]

Be sure to bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Be sure to bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food to this Saturday night’s Waterland Parade, to participate in the ‘Parade Against Hunger’! The Des Moines Food Bank will collect items from... [Read more]

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

The summer meals program has developed over the past five years in response to the high need for food among children in our area. Two out of three students in our local elementary schools qualify for the... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport donations surpass 100,000 pounds for Des Moines Food Bank

Sea-Tac Airport donations surpass 100,000 pounds for Des Moines Food Bank

Restaurants at Sea-Tac International Airport have exceeded 100,000 pounds in food donations to the Des Moines Area Food Bank, the Port of Seattle announced this week. The community has benefited from 110,397... [Read more]

Highline College Students holding forum/fundraiser on local hunger

Highline College Students holding forum/fundraiser on local hunger

Students from State & Local Government, Political Science 150, at Highline College will be putting on two events in the next week in support of the Weekend Backpack Program: Monday, Nov. 25: a forum... [Read more]

Des Moines Cub Scouts Will Be ‘Scouting for Food’ for the Food Bank in March

Des Moines Cub Scouts Will Be ‘Scouting for Food’ for the Food Bank in March

This March, Des Moines Cub Scout Pack 955 will be scouting for food for the Des Moines Area Food Bank, starting with a door-to-door campaign on Saturday, March 23. More than 50 million Americans – including... [Read more]

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Praisealujah’s Food Ministry (a non-profit organization) which helps feed area residents, will be holding a Food Drive the weekend of Nov. 9–11 at the Saar’s Super Saver Store at 10616 16th Ave... [Read more]

Be Sure to Bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Be Sure to Bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food to this Saturday night’s Waterland Parade, to participate in the ‘Parade Against Hunger’! The Des Moines Food Bank will collect items from... [Read more]

Des Moines Area Food Bank wins Award for local Child Hunger Program

Des Moines Area Food Bank wins Award for local Child Hunger Program

The Des Moines Area Food Bank received $5,000 and one of the 2012 Agency Excellence Awards for the organization’s exemplary approaches to ending hunger through its mobile summer meals program for children... [Read more]