West Des Moines food pantry cements Food Bank agreement after months of food shortages

The City of West Des Moines has reestablished its partnership with Food Bank of Iowa, bookending the roller coaster drama between the city and the ...

January 12, 2023
5:50 PM

The City of West Des Moines has reestablished its partnership with Food Bank of Iowa, bookending the roller coaster drama between the city and the food bank as officials worked to restock its city-run food pantry.On Monday, the nonprofit group associated with West Des Moines Human Services signed a contract on behalf of the government program with the food bank, Mayor Russ Trimble confirmed with the Des Moines Register.City officials, including city manager Tom Hadden and Human Services Director Althea Holcomb, met with Food Bank of Iowa officials Wednesday to work out logistics of how the partnership will look moving forward.

Michaela Ramm