Iowa Hunger Summit

Schedule of Events


9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

     Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, President, World Food Prize Foundation

9:10 a.m. Hunger in Iowa after the Great Recession

     Speakers to be Confirmed

10:00 a.m. Models to Fight Hunger

     Moderator: Rick McNary, Board Member, Alliance to End Hunger & VP Sales and Marketing, Outreach Inc.
     Speakers to be Confirmed

11:00 a.m. Morning Keynote

11:20 a.m. AARP Update

     Kent Sovern, State Director, AARP Iowa

12:00 p.m. The Hunger Luncheon

     Keynote Speaker: Dennis Dimick, Executive Editor, National Geographic

1:30 p.m. Workshop Sessions
Workshop sessions will provide in-depth conversation on topics of interest and practical tools for taking the fight against hunger      to the next level.

     Workshop Session proposals are being accepted online through September 19.

3:00 p.m. Hunger Summit Reception



Help Feed Hungry Iowans at the Iowa Hunger Fight!
Date/Location: Tuesday Oct. 14, (All day), Catholic Pastoral Center, 601 Grand Ave., Des Moines, Iowa

Hunger Summit participants are invited to package meals to feed hungry Iowans at the Iowa Hunger Fight meal packaging event presented by DuPont Pioneer in conjunction with Meals from the Heartland. More details coming soon!



Interfaith Prayer Service to End World Hunger
Organized by the Diocese of Des Moines
Date/Location: Wednesday Oct. 15, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 607 High Street, Des Moines, Iowa

More details coming soon!



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