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Sep
1
2017

The Salvation Army and Midwest Food Bank Partner to Serve Hurricane Survivors

Published: September 1st 2017 @ 4:20 PM by Jody Smith-Brown

The Salvation Army and Midwest Food Bank, a longtime disaster partner, are working together to add emergency supplies to the growing relief operations supporting those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  Midwest Food Bank will be collecting items to sort into food boxes and hygiene kits.  These supplies will be delivered to disaster sites by Midwest Food Bank, where they are distributed to those …

Aug
28
2017

Disaster Relief for Texas

Published: August 28th 2017 @ 2:10 PM by Phil Hodel

As a Salvation Army first responder, Midwest Food Bank is answering the call to send disaster relief food boxes to Texas. By the end of Hurricane Harvey, up to 100 inches of rain is possible. Already over 30,000 people are seeking temporary shelter.

The extreme and widespread damage call for long term relief efforts.

 

Two semi loads of Family Food Boxes have been sent to …

Jun
12
2017

2017 Clay Shoot hugely successful!

Published: June 12th 2017 @ 10:50 AM by Monica Scheuer

Thanks to all who attended, shot, volunteered, and sponsored our 6th Annual Clay Shoot!  

The weather was perfect for staying cool but made the clay targets a bit more challenging for the 185 shooters to hit.

 

Check out pictures of shooters

 

We could not do this shoot without the financial support of our sponsors:

 

May
25
2017

Healthy Foods Priority at MFB

Published: May 25th 2017 @ 4:25 PM by Monica Scheuer

Healthy foods are priority at MFB

 

Okay, we admit it!  Fresh produce and healthy dairy options are not always the norm here at Midwest Food Bank.  Since MFB relies mostly on donated foods, we don’t see high quality and nutritious produce often enough even though we desperately seek out these special loads.

 

Thanks to …

Mar
23
2017

Augie Students Rock!

Published: March 23rd 2017 @ 9:50 AM by Monica Scheuer

We are blessed to have students from Augustana College join other community volunteers this month to load and pack trucks, vans, or cars with food at our Quad City distribution. 

 

Thanks to these Augie students and all our volunteers for their hard work!  Without them, we couldn’t reach as many people in Western Illinois and Easter Iowa.

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