DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — New York Times bestselling author, gifted storyteller, and breast-cancer survivor, Kelly Corrigan, will keynote River Bend Foodbank’s 2nd annual Women Fighting Hunger event, Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Rhythm City Casino, Davenport. With a goal of raising awareness and funds to end childhood hunger in our community, the Women Fighting Hunger event will engage women leaders to champion the issue.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 14, 2019) — Students from 17 area high schools joined at River Bend Foodbank to celebrate their accomplishments over the past 6 weeks. This year, students provided 568,317 meals to help feed the hungry in eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 13, 2019) —

WHAT: Student Hunger Drive Finale Rally

WHERE: River Bend Foodbank 4010 Kimmel Drive, Davenport, IA 52802

WHEN: Thursday, November 14, 6PM. The number of meals raised will be revealed between 6:05 and 6:10PM.

WHY: Six weeks of friendly competition between 17 area schools comes to an end. Join us as we announce the final number of meals students provided and celebrate their hard work.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 7, 2019) — For the past 34 years, students from area high schools have joined River Bend Foodbank in the fight to end hunger in the Quad Cities. This year, students from 17 area high schools will participate in the Student Hunger Drive, which will engage them in meeting this community need, while introducing them to service and philanthropy.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 31, 2019) — A recently opened food pantry at NorthPark Mall will help the 1 in 8 people and 1 in 5 children who struggle with hunger in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. The pantry is open every Tuesday, 4– 6:30PM; Thursday, 9–11AM; and Saturday, 9–11AM. There is also a pantry at SouthPark Mall in Illinois, as well as 300 others throughout our service area, where hungry people can get the food they need to live a happy, healthy life.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 18, 2019) —

WHAT: Press conference to announce a grant award to the River Bend Foodbank for $1,300,227 from John Deere.

WHERE: TaxSlayer Center, Parking Lot, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL.

WHEN: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 9AM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA — Tyson Foods announces a grant award to the River Bend Foodbank for food racking optimization. This new racking will help us fit more pallet positions per row in our warehouse and position the current racking closer together. We will have racking in both of our walk-in freezers.

PRESS RELEASE (March 27, 2019) —

WHAT: Women Fighting Hunger

WHERE: Rhythm City Casino 7077 Elmore Ave. Davenport, Iowa

WHAT: Women Fighting Hunger

WHERE: Rhythm City Casino, 7077 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA

WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Volunteer Hour: 4:30-5:30PM. (Attendees will have the opportunity to lend a hand packing items for River Bend Foodbank’s Backpack Program.)

Doors Open/Cocktails: 5:30-6:30PM

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 6, 2019) —

WHAT: River Bend Foodbank’s Community Hunger Drive Awards Reception

WHERE: Holiday Inn & Suites/The J Bar 2 nd Floor Ballroom, 4215 Elmore Avenue, Davenport, IA 52807

WHEN: Thursday, March 7 at 11:45AM, with lunch at 12PM. Program begins at 12:30PM.

WHY: Please join us as we announce the results of this year’s campaign and recognize businesses within our community who have participated in this year’s campaign.