MEALS FROM THE HEARTLAND’s Hunger Fight in 2013 was the biggest in the event’s history and BrownWinick was part of the 15,000 volunteers that packaged 5.17 million meals. The event was held from August 28-31, 2013. Meals of the Heartland feeds people worldwide, providing meals for poor families in Iowa and across the globe. This was the sixth year that the West Des Moines-based Meals from the Heartland hosted the multi-day food packing campaign. Each meal serves up to six people and consists of rice, soy protein, dried vegetables and vitamins.