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October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In 2016, nearly 100,000 central Iowans were food insecure and of those, more than 28,000 were hungry. There are people living in central Iowa—Dallas, Polk, and Warren counties—who are food insecure, and others, who are hungry, and don’t know where their next meal is going to come from.
The summit aims to increase awareness of food insecurity in central Iowa through a shared understanding of what it means to be food insecure and hungry, and identify solutions to help those who struggle with hunger on a day-to-day basis.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Polk County Northside Community Center
3010 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50313
TOUR THE POLK COUNTY NORTHSIDE FOOD PANTRY
Tour the Polk County Northside Food Pantry before the summit begins! Tours will be offered at 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.
FILL THE NORTHSIDE FOOD PANTRY SHELVES
Together as a community we can help DMARC fill the shelves at the Northside Food Pantry. Peanut butter and healthy cereals (whole grain / low sugar) are two food items we can collect at the summit. View a complete list of the most needed items.
Food donations will be collected in the Red Barrels located near the entrance and there will be a cash donation box.
If you would like more information about the summit, please contact Seth Johnson, OpportUNITY Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-246-6554.