Des Moines Metro Residents Can Help End Hunger at Biking Fundraiser

Des Moines Metro Residents Can Help End Hunger at Biking Fundraiser

Urbandale Food Pantry’s second annual Pedal for the Pantry event will take place on August 29 with in-person and virtual bike riding options.

Urbandale, IA – The Urbandale Food Pantry is hosting the 2021 Pedal for the Pantry - Presented by F&G fundraiser on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Participants can register to ride virtually or in-person. One hundred percent of registration fees will go to support the Urbandale Food Pantry.

All riders participating in the event will also receive discounts on drinks or support in donations to the pantry at local breweries including Kinship Brewing Co., The Handlebar, 515 Brewing Co., Confluence Brewing Co., Captain Roys, The Triangle Tap, Stormys, Firetrucker Brewery, Reclaimed Rails Brewing Co., Brightside Aleworks and all participants will receive a t-shirt and wristband.

The virtual ride option has riders pick their favorite trail and ride around town with family and friends, stopping at their favorite breweries along the way.

The in-person VIP ride option offers an on-site 45-minute ride on a bike trainer at the Urbandale Food Pantry. During the on-site VIP ride, participants will ride alongside local celebrities, challenge each other with miles rode, listen to music, and enjoy refreshments.

Riders can register for the event at

Pedal for the Pantry helps raise funding to provide food assistance to our neighbors in need. It is no secret that a community with access to food is a more productive, more positive, and more secure place. Join us in helping fight food insecurity in Central Iowa. 

Thank you to all of the 2021 Pedal for the Pantry sponsors: F&G, John Deere – BERG, Green State Credit Union, Haggerty Windows & Siding, Van Meter Inc., Timmins, Jacobson & Strawhacker, Homemakers Furniture, Kelly Moore’s PR Collective, Bob Brown, The Huenecke Family, The Hasse & Sparks Family, Marick Inc., Probioferm, IMT Insurance, Hummels Nissan, Allegra Marketing, Bank Iowa, Great Western Bank, Webspec, & Amish House.


About the Urbandale Food Pantry:

The Urbandale Food Pantry is a border-free food pantry serving Central Iowa. Embodying its mission to be a collaborative community effort to reach out to our neighbors and provide food assistance with dignity and compassion. The Urbandale Food Pantry serves on average of 900-1,200 families per month providing access to essential items like milk, meat, eggs, produce, non-perishable items, personal hygiene, diapers, and even baby formula if needed.