Thank you for volunteering today! Here’s a little more about us…

We are a faith-related organization that believes in the importance of prayer, volunteer service and financial giving to help save starving children. We are made up of volunteers from businesses, schools, churches, community organizations and beyond who package meals for delivery to malnourished people in Iowa, across the United States and around the world.

Check out the many ways you get can get involved below!

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Volunteer to Package at our Packaging Center

Meal Packaging: Join us at the Patty Cownie Packaging Center in West Des Moines to package meals. Shifts are two hours each, Tuesday through Saturday. First-come, first-served availability. Sign up individually or with others. See available shifts here. 

Host a 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.

Make a Donation

Each of our awesome volunteers uses over $100 worth of ingredients and materials to pack about 540 meals per shift. Ingredients are not donated to Meals from the Heartland. Your donation helps to purchase those ingredients. Help keep us going! Donate today.

Contact us for more information! We'd love to talk more details.