Pass the Pork: Pig Farmers Feeding Iowans



Through “Pass the Pork,” Iowa pig farmers are donating pigs to Iowa food bank feeding programs. Local meat processors have extended their hours of operation to process and package the pork donations to help meet the growing demand for food bank and food pantry resources. Iowa food banks are getting the pork into the hands of those in need.

The pigs for “Pass the Pork” are being donated by Iowa pig farmers. However, there are costs associated with the processing, storage, and delivery of the pork to food banks and pantries. Iowans can contribute to the Iowa Food Bank Association to help cover these costs and future purchases of Iowa-produced meat for food bank programs.



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      We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, EIN 27-1554605. All the contributions are tax deductible. No goods or services will be provided in exchange for the contribution.

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      The Maschhoffs

      On behalf of JBS and The Maschhoffs

      The Maschhoffs

      On behalf of Pine Ridge Farms and Maschhoff Family Foods

      John and Reb Patience

      Donald Bohlken | $104.15

      Phil & Alberta Voge | $500


      David & Sheryl

      Thank You for providing this much needed service to help the people that are struggling to feed their families.

      Shannon Ramsay | $50

      It is breaking my heart that farmers have no way to process their hogs while people are going hungry. I hope my donation helps pay for processing and distribution.

      Conterra Ag Capital | $5,000

      Kane | $1,038.73

      Dave & Shelly Bergeson | $104.15

      God bless our farmers - Iowa strong!!!!!!

      Dave & Shelly Bergeson | $100

      Kristie Bell

      Mark Doll | $5,000

      Kloberdanz Consulting

      Lisa Fitzgerald

      What a great way to support Iowans in need!

      Job and Kris Cooper | $208

      Katie Hall | $104.15

      Great idea and collaboration to find solutions during all of this. Thank you!

      Billi Hunt | $519.52

      Maggie Smith-Fitzgerald & Jeff Smith | $52.23

      Craig Hill | $100

      Pat & Julie McGonegle

      Dustin & Julie VandeHoef | $50

      Proud to support Pass the Pork!

      Anonymous | $52.23

      Jacque Kae Gourley | $200

      Supporting our Iowa cousins' generosity. -from the Pacific NW J.Kae Gourley

      Curt & Kammy Nelson | $208

      Fuel coal-fired pizza Clarion Iowa 10% pork sales

      Barbara | $26.27


      Bless you, this gesture will help many Iowa Families.🙏🙏

      Jean Countryman | $26.27

      Love you Gene!!

      Amy & Mark

      Thank you! We are fortunate to be able to give instead of to be in need. This program allows is to help farmers make use of their animals, lockers to have extra work and be compensated and our food bank network to support our communities. Great thinking!