Host a Food Drive

Your donations of surplus food to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank are critical to our mission. Organize a food or fund drive to help support us.

We are grateful for a generous community who supports us by donating food and funds. Check out below to find out how you can host a food and fund drive and be a part of our mission!

We are happy to coordinate with organizations, businesses, and groups to host food drives.

Step
1
The Plan

Decide on a start date, an end date, and a contact person.

Step
2
The Form

To begin a food/fund drive, fill out the form here.

Step
3
The Push

Check out the partner toolkit for marketing resources to help get the word out about your event.

Step
4
The Impact

Your drive puts food on the table for those suffering from food insecurity in Northeast Iowa.

Host a Food Drive

If you're planning to host a food drive, please complete the form below to let us know!

Thank You! Your efforts will help us to make a greater impact in your community!

We'll be in touch soon - in the meantime don't forget to checkout our Partner Toolkit for resources to help ensure your food drive is a success!

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Items We Need:
  • Foods high in protein such as canned meats (i.e., tuna, chicken, salmon) & peanut butter
  • Foods high in nutrients, such as canned fruits & vegetables
  • Rice, cereal & pasta
  • Canned soups, chilies, and stews
  • Personal care Items such as toilet paper, bar soap, toothpaste/toothbrush
Items We Cannot Take:
  • Rusty or unlabeled cans
  • Perishable items (applies only to food drive donations)
  • Homemade or home canned items
  • Noncommercial canned or packaged items
  • Alcoholic beverages, mixes, or soda
  • Opened or used items
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you donate glass products, please box or bag them separately and label the box or bag “GLASS” on all sides

Need Help?

If you have any questions, please reach out to Jared, our Community Events Manager.

email
jfeigenbaum@neifb.org
phone
319-235-0507
ext. 114
Jared Feigenbaum
Community Events Manager