Giving back to Iowa food banks

Polk County Farm Bureau members, from left to right, Rob Stewart, Carol Miller and Brad Moeckly delivered food to the Food Bank of Iowa

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and Uni­versity of Iowa Athletic Department’s America Needs Farmers (ANF) initiative recently announced a donation of $18,500 to the Iowa Food Bank Association, putting the total dollars contributed to food banks since the initiative was announced five years ago to over $100,000.

The donation is especially timely given the rising costs of turkey, a holiday meal staple in homes across Iowa, combined with higher demand and lower...

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