Upcoming Events

Twisted Vine Brewery Packaging Events

April 26th

Join us for Friday afternoon packaging events where a $25 donation gets you a voucher for two beverages (redeemable that day) from our friends at Twisted Vine Brewery.  Great for a group of friends, coworkers, family OR strangers for that matter!  And new for 2019 – Brewery Tour included!  Signups available here.  Note: all packs are from 1:30-3:30pm at our WDM Packaging Center.

Des Moines Corporate Games

June 1 – July 31

The Des Moines Corporate Games Meals from the Heartland Challenge will take place from June 1 – July 31. No participation points are awarded for the Meals from the Heartland Challenge. However, the company logging the most volunteers to pack meals will be presented with the “Des Moines Corporate Games Meals from the Heartland Challenge” award. Meals from the Heartland will administer the Challenge.  Click here to see how your company can get involved.

Cedar Rapids Hunger Fight

June 14 – 15

The 2nd Annual Meals from the Heartland Cedar Rapids Hunger Fight will be held at the DoubleTree Convention Complex on June 14th-15th, 2019! Our goal this year is to package 300,000 meals, many of which will stay in the area to feed the hungry. Iowans helping Iowans; it doesn’t get much better than that! Sign ups for packaging shifts will be available May 1, 2019 so be sure to mark your calendar to check back.  And new this year, the Corridor Corporate Games Meals from the Heartland Challenge will be part of this year’s hunger fight.  Contact Georgie at georgie.filber@mealsfromtheheartland.org for more information.

MFTH / DLL Golf Tournament Fundraiser

June 18

Our friends at DLL are once again hosting a golf outing to benefit Meals from the Heartland.  We are so very thankful for their ongoing support.  Details below should you be interested in participating and registrations must be received by Friday, June 7.  Sponsorships are still available!

Time: 1:00pm shotgun start with a noon lunch
Format: 4-person best shot
Location: Copper Creek Golf Course, Pleasant Hill
Cost: $60/person

Morsel Combat

July 18

Our annual Chef’s Challenge is back and better than ever!  This year the Ron Pearson Center will be the site of the Challenge and we’re actively lining up our amazing chefs.  More details to come but for now, be sure to put a “save the date” on your calendar.