Feeding hungry children for generations to come!

There is an old adage, some say proverb, that goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” The same can be said for a legacy gift, a gift designed to bear fruit in the years to come. And while a tree requires nurturing and care so too does the decision to make a legacy gift. So, thank you in advance for considering a gift that will provide meals for hungry people in the years ahead.

For more information
or to discuss options,
please contact:

Mike Schneider

Please note: Our friends at the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines can also process gifts of stock, real estate, IRA distributions and more.  Contact them to support Meals from the Heartland today.


So, what exactly is a legacy gift? For our purposes, a legacy gift is a “planned gift” that a donor arranges in the present and is allocated at a future date.  The planned gift is part of the donor’s overall financial and/or estate planning - the most common being a gift through a will.

If you are ready to make a gift now, in the form of a gift in your will or a beneficiary designation, please follow the simple steps outlined below. Once again, thank you for your consideration.

To ensure your legacy gift is used and recognized in accordance with your wishes, you are invited to complete our Legacy Gift Intent Form.  Thank you for your consideration.

Legal Name: Meals from the Heartland
Address: 357 Lincoln Street, W. Des Moines, IA 50265
Federal Tax ID Number: 26-3443290

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Any figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change.