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Sep
22
2017

MIDWEST FOOD BANK ADDING HURRICANE MARIA VICTIMS TO RELIEF EFFORTS

Published: September 22nd 2017 @ 4:45 PM by Jody Smith-Brown

Date: September 22, 2017

Peoria, IL – Midwest Food Bank

 

Midwest Food Bank is expanding relief efforts to include victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

 

Agape Flights, a nonprofit organization based in Venice, Florida will airlift six pallets of Tender Mercies™, the equivalent to nearly 32,000 meals, along with other essential supplies to Puerto Rico on Monday, September 25. Once in Puerto Rico, Love The Nations NFP, …

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.

 

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