Our Mission

Meals from the Heartland is a non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization composed of volunteers who package meals for delivery to starving people around the world.

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Thousands of volunteers help us package meals each year during Mobile Hunger Fights and at our signature event, the Annual Hunger Fight each Fall in Des Moines.

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Your financial support is used to provide food for thousands each and every single day. The cost of one meal is 20¢.

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Meals from the Heartland believes strongly in its mission to encourage volunteer service for everyone. There are so many different ways to get involved.

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Mobile Hunger Fight

Meals from the Heartland Mobile Hunger Fight

Did you love participating in our Annual Hunger Fight but left feeling you wanted to do more to fight hunger? You can package meals year-round with your group!

Mobile Hunger Fight

Annual Hunger Fight

Annual Hunger Fight

The Annual Hunger Fight invites volunteers to package millions of meals in four days! Read more here.

Annual Hunger Fight

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