Food Bank of Iowa Virtual Food Drive
A team fundraising campaign for Food Bank of Iowa.
About This Campaign
What is a Virtual Food Drive?
A Virtual Food Drive is a web-based tool allowing individuals and organizations to host a food drive through Food Bank of Iowa’s website. Donations can be made securely online giving everyone on your team a chance to see the progress in real time. With just a few clicks, anyone can purchase the most-needed items and make a difference in the lives of neighbors in need.
Why use the Virtual Food Drive?
The answer is simple – to get more food to those facing hunger in our community faster. By holding your food drive online, you will save the Food Bank the time and resources incurred through a physical food drive. Plus, your donations will help us purchase more of our most-needed food items in bulk including highly desirable perishable items such as milk and eggs. You give us the resources to purchase the most needed items in the moment as the need arises!
Virtual Food Drives give donors the opportunity to support important programming like School Pantries and the BackPack Program.
Location / Venue
- 2220 E 17th Street
- Des Moines, IA 50312
- Dec 19, 2019 12:00 am
Campaign to Support Food Bank of Iowa
**In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Food Bank of Iowa operations are continuing uninterrupted as the need grows. Our top priority remains to ensure that our most vulnerable neighbors have safe access to the nutrition and resources they need. As we pivot toward more mobile food distributions to meet increasing need, fill in for services lost through school partners, and compensate for stressed pantry distributions; our food and material costs are quickly mounting.
You can support Food Bank of Iowa's COVID-19 relief efforts by designating your gift to "COVID-19 Relief" in donation check-out.
At the Food Bank of Iowa, we’re dedicated to ending hunger in Iowa—for each one of the 175,000 children, families, and seniors we serve. With your help, we can.
95.9 cents of every dollar donated to Food Bank of Iowa supports our food distribution programs. By keeping administrative services expenses (1.1%) and fundraising expenses (3%) low, we can provide 4 meals for every dollar contributed to Food Bank of Iowa.
Together, we can solve hunger.
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