Posts Tagged Iowa

Your Health Feeds the Hungry

Did you know you can fight hunger while getting your groceries at Hy-Vee? This Hy-Vee newsletter article was recently published in the Des Moines Register. It highlights Hy-Vee’s One Step brand of cereal, potatoes, water and paper towels. A portion of One Step proceeds benefit various causes throughout the world. One Step Shredded Wheat Cereal proceeds benefit Meals from the Heartland! The whole-grain cereal is an excellent source of fiber, sure to benefit your health and the health of malnourished people right here in the Midwest. Look for the 100% recycled cardboard box the next time you’re in the cereal


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Packaging Event

MLK day packaging event, Martin Luther King Jr Day, meals from the heartland

Life’s most urgent and persistent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ –Martin Luther King Jr. January 18, 2016 will mark the 33rd celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Reverend King was not only a champion of civil rights, but a teacher of the timeless values by which he lived his life: courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service. Meals from the Heartland will be offering packaging opportunities for volunteers all day on January 18, starting at 8:00am. Each shift lasts an hour and a half and can accommodate 60 bodies to package meals for the hungry here in


Do you know about #GivingTuesday?

givingtuesday opportunity to give back after thanksgiving

#GivingTuesday offers a chance to join a social community focused on taking time to give thanks by giving to those in need. This week we give thanks for friends, family, and the blessings allowed us through our faith and circumstance. While much of Thanksgiving is celebrated with tables of food and festivities, we also want to remind everyone of the need throughout our community and the World. That’s why, after Thanksgiving feasts, Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, we encourage all of our friends and family to actively promote and give back to their favorite charities on #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is