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‘Hunger Fight’ Begins Next Week for Meals from the Heartland

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Meals From the Heartland

Meals from the Heartland food packaging event. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — The nation’s largest volunteer food packing effort begins next week in Des Moines.

Meals from the Heartland has a goal of packaging at least five-million meals during its four-day Hunger Fight.

The event is scheduled to begin Wednesday morning at 9:00 at Hy-Vee Hall.  It runs August 27th through the 30th.

There are still shifts available if you’d like to help. Visit to sign up.

You can also go to the website to donate money toward the effort.