Private Event

For groups at the Patty Cownie Packaging Center in West Des Moines. Minimum 5,000 packaged meals and $1,000 donation to cover costs. Learn more.


Mobile Event

We bring the Hunger Fight event to you and provide all ingredients and packaging materials. You provide the volunteers and funding. Learn more.


Need Help?

We offer limited funding assistance for youth events. Contact us for information.

Sign Up for a Packaged Meals Event

Get involved with Meals from the Heartland, one of Iowa’s top hunger volunteer programs! You or your organization can help save starving children any time of year by sponsoring or participating in a Hunger Fight event. Join us at the Patty Cownie Packaging Center in West Des Moines, or we’ll come to you.

Use our handy Meals Calculator below to help you plan the number of volunteers and time you need to hit your packaged meals goal. You can also view available resources for your Hunger Fight here.

Help keep bellies full and smiles on faces.