Help fight hunger. Get your co-workers together, enjoy a great sack lunch and help those in need.

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank will host the 2019 spring edition of the Cedar Valley Sack Lunch Delivery on Thursday, April 25th and Friday, April 26th. Sack lunches, prepared by Food Bank staff and volunteers, will be delivered to participating Cedar Valley organizations and businesses between 9:00am and 11:30am both days. New this year, there will also be an evening delivery option on Thursday between 5:30-7 PM.

For $8 per lunch, Cedar Valley organizations, groups, clubs and businesses can support the Northeast Iowa Food Bank by purchasing lunches. Pulled pork sandwiches, pasta salad, chips, water, fruit, and pudding, and will be delivered to places across the Cedar Valley during the event. For every lunch sold during the Sack Lunch Delivery, the Northeast Iowa Food Bank will be able to provide up to 32 meals to those who are hungry in northeast Iowa.

“We are excited to partner with our donors and volunteers to provide lunch to Cedar Valley organizations and businesses,” stated Barbara Prather, the Executive Director of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. “The Cedar Valley Sack Lunch Delivery allows the Northeast Iowa Food Bank to show our appreciation for local organizations and business, while also helping northeast Iowans in need. We sincerely appreciate the partnership we have with local organizations and businesses in helping us fight hunger.”

Orders can be placed by emailing akress@northeastiowafoodbank.org before Friday, April 19th at 4:30pm. Minimum 8 lunches per location with a central contact person. Call 319-235-0507 to learn more or visit Northeast Iowa Food Bank-Sack Lunch to find a printable sign-up sheet or to order and pay on-line.

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank provides nutritious food and grocery products to about 200 non-profit organizations and programs. Last year, the Food Bank distributed 6.7 million meals of food.