• Mobile Packaging Event

    Cedar Rapids
    Hunger Fight

    Join us Nov. 9-11 to package meals to feed our hungry neighbors in Iowa.


Raise Your Hand and Help Us Feed a Child

A dollar. A volunteer hour. Small things like these can have a big impact. Support the work and mission of Meals from the Heartland and help us save starving children — one meal at a time. Donate and feed a child. Volunteer and change a life. Give and make a difference. Every dollar and every hour you give could mean a better life for a hungry child, right here at home or abroad. Join us, because every meal is an opportunity for hope.

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We Desperately Need Your Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are providing meals to America’s starving children during this crisis, but we need your help to keep going. Local food pantries are turning to Meals from the Heartland for more help, and our supply of packaged meals is dwindling. We desperately need your donation to purchase meal ingredients. With your help, we we can continue to provide meals to those in need – both locally and around the world.

People Just Like You Are Making a Difference

3 Years of Volunteering for Those in Need

Most Wednesdays, you’ll find Barb Keck and her friends gathered around a table, placing expiration labels on
Meals from the Heartland meal packs. Barb’s been volunteering here for three years. “You are doing what you can to help other people,” she said.

Latest News

June 2020 Meals from the Heartland is WAY behind in its Iowa-based effort to feed the hungry. Meal packing is a little different – but the idea is the same. We are open for business!