Peoria, IL
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The Midwest Food Bank story started in 2003 and is so special we wanted to share it with you.

Our Mission

As a faith based organization it is the mission of Midwest Food Bank to alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing food donations to not-for-profits and disaster sites without cost to recipients.










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Our Story




God Answers Quickly

A quiet Friday afternoon after a very busy distribution week is interrupted by a phone call from our Disaster Relief Director, Mike Hoffman, for another semi-load of Salvation Army boxes needed for the storm-soaked South to be trucked out on Tuesday morning.  We just emptied our shelves of the …

On the Road Again

Every day I roll into Midwest Food Bank I never know what I’ll encounter, but one thing is certain: there will be joy, friends and music. Today was no exception. As I approached the front door I noticed one of our red semi-trucks, lined up and ready to hit the …

Retiring from Truck Driving But Not Goodness

Lawerence Tanner and his wife, Annette are true spirits of goodness and servants to the world we live in.  They exemplify the goodness and roots of what MFB is and strives to be.  The odometers of love and service are not measurable as they have driven our trucks countless milesto …

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