Thank you for making this year’s Combat Hunger a great success

We’re so thankful this morning! STAR 102.5’s Combat Hunger was a great success. Over 234,000 pounds of food will stock the shelves of the Food Bank of Iowa—just in time for Thanksgiving—making it the second largest Combat Hunger ever. From all of us at STAR 102.5—THANK YOU!

Still Time To Donate

The final hour approaches to donate at our Combat Hunger broadcast at 12th and Locust!

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Day Two Begins

A little snow, wind and cold won’t stop us from collecting your donations!  Help us spread the holiday cheer by providing those on hard times with a full belly for Thanksgiving!  Drop off your cash or non-perishable food donations from now until 6pm at 12th and Locust in downtown Des Moines.

Can’t make it downtown, stop by and see Brian Leech from Service Legends at one of our satellite stops today!

  • From 6am – 8am at Casey’s General Store – GRAND OPENING at 2750 111th Street in Urbandale.
  • From 11am – 1pm at Casey’s General Store – 1010 SE Oralabor Rd in Ankeny.

Remember you can still make a donation drop at any are Dahl’s location or Polk County Casey’s General Store through Sunday!

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It’s Official!

Thank you to the First Lady of Iowa, Christine Brandstad, for stopping by to read the proclamation and make a donation to Combat Hunger!


Make Your Donations Now

Combat Hunger officially kicks off at 5am this morning.  Please stop down out the Combat Hunger Broadcast at 12th and Locust in downtown Des Moines to make your cash or non-perishable food item donations!

All proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Iowa!

Combat Hunger set-up has begun!

We will start taking donations at the Combat Hunger broadcast at 12th and Locust in downtown Des Moines starting at 5am tomorrow morning!  You can make your non-perishable food items or cash donations at 12th and Locust from 5am – 6pm this Thursday and Friday!

If you are unable to make it downtown,you can make your Combat Hunger donations at one of our four Service Legends Remote Stops:

  • Mercy Cancer Center 12495 University Ave in Clive from 11am – 1pm on Thursday, November 21st.
  • Dahl’s – 4343 Merle Hay Road in Des Moines from 4pm – 6pm on Thursday, November 21st
  • Casey’s General Store – 3750 111th St. in Urbandale from 6am -9am on Friday, November 22nd
  • Casey’s General Store – 1010 SE Oralabor Rd. in Ankeny from11am – 1pm on Friday, November 22nd.

Help us Combat Hunger!




Text ACTNOW to 41010 to make a $10 donation directly to the Food Bank of Iowa!  Your $10 donation will provide 45 meals to the Food Bank of Iowa.

The Food Bank of Iowa serves 375 partner agencies across 55 counties in Central Iowa.

Did You Find Your Combat Hunger Bag?

The Des Moines Register delivered your Combat Hunger Bags yesterday.  Please fill your bag with non-perishable food items and drop it off at any area Dahl’s locations through Monday or at our Combat Hunger broadcast downtown at 12 & Locust this Thursday and Friday from 5am through 6pm!