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A Great Reminder........

Published: Friday @ 3:00 PM by Larry Herman

Today we received a phone call…….  You’re thinking so??  You (MFB) receive thousands of phone calls!  Yes we do! 


Today God has received millions of prayers……….  yes He does,,, and what’s the point?


What makes a prayer or a phone call different. MFB only gives food to organizations and not individuals, but occasionally a person in need drops by or calls and the prompting of the spirit leads …


Small Gifts give Much Hope

Published: Friday @ 1:50 PM by Monica Scheuer

Who says SMALL givings can't make a BIG difference?  Generous school children and families from Peoria Academy collected food on a cold November day to benefit those we serve at MFB. These little hearts bundled up to load up the pick up with their donations.  It was important to these little helping hands to carry a big dose of Hope in each can, box, or bag.  We are so thankful for all donations BIG or SMALL.



Our Giving Record

Published: November 17th 2014 @ 9:45 AM by Monica Scheuer

We've hit a new record!  October was a fruitful month of giving allowing us to distribute more than 36,000 cases of foods to our partnering agencies.  We are so thankful that in November over 37,000 cases have been distributed.


Our generous and committed volunteers moved, packaged, and loaded up these cases for our partneriring agencies to distribute to those in need.  For this we are truly THANKFUL.


A Busy Fall

Published: November 6th 2014 @ 1:00 PM by Monica Scheuer

Besides getting food out to the agencies we partner with every month we have been very busy receiving food and funds from recent events.  The Midwest Food Bank relies on these donated foods and funds to keep local food pantries and soup kitchens stocked.


A huge THANK YOU to all volunteers that have given their precious time and energy to these events.  Without volunteers we couldn't do all that …


Golf Outing Approaching!

Published: August 8th 2014 @ 4:05 PM by Monica Scheuer

Join us Tuesday, September 16th for the 5th Annual Golf Outing to benefit the Peoria and Morton divisions of Midwest Food Bank.


The weather has been great for golf and the greens at Weaver Ridge Golf Course are ready for your team of 4 golfers to participate in this best ball scramble.


For information and online registration [click here]

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