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Midwest Food Bank of Florida



Midwest Food Bank has been fighting hunger throughout the United States since 2003. With the overwhelming help and support of volunteers, our reach has extended far and wide. We expanded into Florida in 2014.

Today, the Fort Myers, Florida location serves over 170 agency partners in 39 counties across three states. Although we are located on the Gulf side of Southern Florida, we are always seeking ways to expand our reach. As a means of better serving the Central Florida area, Midwest Food Bank Florida has a remote distribution site in Lake Wales in Polk County.

We recognize that there is hunger prevalent in Mississippi and Alabama as well. Some of the partner nonprofit agencies MFB Florida serves are in Southern Mississippi and Alabama.

We are thankful to offer disaster relief as needed, such as in the case of Hurricane Irma, and will continue to do everything we can as needs arise. Thank you for your donations and your willingness to volunteer. Your help enables us to bridge the gap between poverty and prosperity.


Come to MFB Florida to volunteer.  Our volunteers are the life-blood of our organization - one of our key strengths. For individuals, families or small groups, you can browse the list of opportunities below.

Contact us here if you:

  • Want to schedule a large group.
  • Want to learn about ongoing volunteer opportunities (truck driver, data entry, bookkeeper, front desk receptionist, etc.).
  • Want to volunteer to complete community service hours.


5601 Division Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33905

Phone: 239.690.1722
Fax: 239.690.0680

Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Mon-Fri
9:00 am - Noon on 1st and 3rd Saturdays

Every Tuesday is Distribution Day! From 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m., our partner agencies pick up food. All volunteers are needed and appreciated. A delicious lunch is served. There is no distribution on the 5th Tuesday of any month. 

Central Florida distribution in Polk County:

P.O. Box 588
Lake Wales, FL 33859

Phone: 813.545.8898

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