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2021 goal met and exceeded!

Every dollar has significant impact.

Nick Newman CAPCIL 2Thank you to the many generous donors who helped us reach and surpass our 2021 $75,000 goal! Nearly $84,000 was raised, equaling over 415,000 servings of Tender Mercies. Look for this page again in November as we celebrate Giving Tuesday 2022.

The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving comes after a long weekend of consuming. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday offer us an opportunity to bless our loved ones with gifts. Giving Tuesday presents a palate-cleansing time to FUMC Loaves and Fishthink of others. On Giving Tuesday 2021, join us in giving the gift of nutrition to those in need.

All funds received for Giving Tuesday will go toward Tender Mercies, MFB's protein-enriched rice and beans meal. Lock in your gift now! 


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Thank you for acting to support the needs of the food insecure.


If you'd rather mail a donation, please send it to Midwest Food Bank, 700 Erie Avenue, Morton, IL 61550. Please put "#GivingTuesday" on the memo line.

the bowl smallerTender Mercies, a nutritious and tasty rice and beans meal, is packaged at Midwest Food Bank and distributed to our partnering agencies to give to the hungry. It costs only 20¢ per meal. Your Giving Tuesday donation will provide those meals.


Let’s have some fun!

We have a few tools to help you spread the word to your friends and family on social media. Click here to learn how to place an MFB frame on your Facebook profile photo. Take an “UNselfie,” a photo of a charitable act with our UNselfie page. On your posts, usUnselfie LO RESe these hashtags: #GivingTuesday, #GivingFoodDay, and #MidwestFoodBank.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        




See what the agencies say

Midwest Food Bank distributes Tender Mercies through partner not-for-profit agencies and food pantries.  To learn more about Tender Mercies meal distribution to those in need, click here.   

Thank you to our sponsors  

 We aren't alone in this endeavor. We are thankful for our Giving Tuesday Sponsors for helping us reach our goals. 





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