Tag Archives: Iowa

Come on over!

Been wondering how things are going with Food At First?  Been thinking that you might have an hour or two to volunteer every once in a while, if there were a real need that you could meet?  Then come on … Continue reading

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It’s not just a job, it’s an adventure!

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to work for an organization like Food At First?  Or do you know anyone who might be a perfect fit?  Our beloved Coordinator, Candy Hay, has made the irrational decision … Continue reading

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Sweet corn party!

Hello! We hope everyone is having a great, sunny day! Tomorrow we need to process 2,400 ears of corn!! (Peeling, boiling, cutting, bagging and freezing) If anyone is available to help with this, please click over to http://www2.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=faf to volunteer! … Continue reading

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Wanna be a hero?

We’re looking for help IMMEDIATELY in preparing for tonight’s meal – a scheduling mix-up means that we have 3 people to prepare for 100+ Guests! If you’re available from 3:30 to 5:15, please click over to http://www2.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=faf.   And if not … Continue reading

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Two-thirds gone?!

Can you believe that summer is two-thirds over?!  While I much prefer summer over winter, the one thing that makes summer more challenging is the lack of volunteers from ISU and other organizations.  We have had plenty of help on … Continue reading

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Main Street Farmers’ Market

First, an amazing fact: we have an average of about 60 visits to the Food At First website every day.  Many non-profit websites don’t get that many visits in a MONTH!  Thanks for caring about this ministry and the folks … Continue reading

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Mid-summer harvest!

We have been experiencing a mid-summer harvest in the past few weeks – a harvest of monetary donations!  Due to some busy schedules, we hadn’t been out fundraising as much as we needed to, and we’ve fallen into a bit … Continue reading

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