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Stop The Violence Project (STVP) - [updated]

MFB Peoria and Morton joined together with our partner agency, Stop The Violence Project (STVP), for their recent street festival in Peoria on August 8th. It was a big success with over 1,665 children and adults having a great time! Event included games and concessions, food, music and preaching, and lots of fun! We hope that we can make this a reg...
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Camp Fire Youth Kick Off Week of Serving Non-Profits Statewide

Camp Fire knows that the youth of today want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the experience everyone needs to discover who they are - find their spark - and become a leader now. Camp Fire provides young people opportunities to contribute to their community through meaningful service and leadership experiences. Midwest Food Bank and Camp Fire...
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Harvest Recovery House in Action

John and Sarah Huffman who lead the Harvest Recovery House Ministry, a 501 ( c ) 3 organization are taking it to the streets. The Harvest Recovery House is a ministry that goes outside the walls of the church and meets those most in need. John and Sarah take teams of people to minister through love, compassion, food and prayer to the communities of...
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Clay Shoot for Hunger 2015

  We have so much to be thankful for during this year's Clay Shoot: 1. Thank you God! - He cleared the clouds and put the rain on hold. His timing is always good. This alone brighted everyone's mood! 2. Thank you Shooters! - We had a record of 203 shooters, put together into 42 teams. Light-hearted kidding and smiles abounded from our youngest...
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2015 Summer Newsletter - Peoria/Morton

  Each day is full of joyful and exciting moments at Midwest Food Bank and we love to share them. The stories and praise reports are because of you all giving of your time and talents. Each one of you is essential for Midwest Food Bank to Share the Blessings! Read and enjoy our latest newsletter. If you wish to print the Summer newsletter clic...
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TX & OK Disaster Relief

Midwest Food Bank (MFB) has been asked by The Salvation Army to assist in relief efforts for Texas & Oklahoma storm victims. A semi-load of food and hygiene supplies have been sent from our divisions (one each) in Bloomington, Peoria, and Indianapolis warehouses. All six Midwest Food Bank warehouses nationally are on standby to support the reli...
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First Quarter Blessings

  We give God all the glory and honor for all the success we have experienced here at the Georgia Division so far this year. We must acknowledge our wonderful volunteers, private donors and the financial support we have received from Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Store . The first 4 months of 2015 have been incredible when compared to the numbe...
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MFB Brings the Food Bank to Eaton's Cooper Lighting

Here at Midwest Food Bank (MFB), we are always amazed and thankful for the amount of volunteers that walk through our doors. People from all walks of life donate their time and effort for our cause. While we see many families and ministries come to volunteer, we also receive a tremendous amount of service from community partnerships. One of our com...
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Special Distribution to Camp Grace

  This month, Midwest Food Bank (MFB) had the incredible opportunity to visit one of our most unique agencies; Camp Grace. Rather than serving Camp Grace at load out week, we brought a special distribution to them so we could get to know their needs, and see what God is doing at the camp! Thirty camp counselors helped unload our special distri...
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May Load Out Success!

The month of May has been one of change and expansion here at Midwest Food Bank (MFB). Load out week was a resounding success, in which Midwest served 19 new agencies, and added a Thursday load out to accommodate new nonprofit agency partners. Load out week allows us to connect with the agencies we serve, and is a time to feel the power of God at w...
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1st Distribution!

Distribution in Morton…join us! Hunger is real. This is the reason MFB is constantly seeking to reach farther in extending grace and nutrition to more tables of need. We have received the call in Morton that food distribution help is needed! So many of our partner agencies travel every month great distances to pick up our product. Our division in B...
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Increasing our Capacity to Serve

The Midwest Food Bank – Georgia Division has installed more storage racks in their main warehouse. These additional racks will hold up to 80 pallets of food. With this increased storage capacity, the Georgia Division can store over 40 semi-truck loads of food and disaster relief supplies. As always, BIG THANKS to our volunteers who daily give of th...
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Distribution in Morton? Coming Soon!

We have received the call in Morton that distribution help is needed! So many of our partner agencies travel every month great distances to pick up our product. Our division in Bloomington has asked us to partner in serving local agencies in order for us to continue meeting the rising needs. Morton will soon be operating a "satellite distribution" ...
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March 2015 Newsletter

Hi everyone. Below you'll find the March 2015 newsletter from Midwest Food Bank's East Africa Division. We really can't adequately express our appreciation for your prayers and financial support. The kids in the schools we work with in Nairobi Kenya are the poorest of an impoverished nation, and the meals they get at school are often the only meals...
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Bird's Eye View of Distribution

Midwest Food Bank will be working on a new video this year and the company we selected did a short film on a Peoria Distribution! Each month MFB nationally distributes over 200,000 cases of free food donations. That is over 100 semi-truck loads that God has provided for so many needs. In Peoria over 243 agencies receive these products every month. ...
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2014 Results

The year-end totals have come back and 2014 was a year of huge growth for Midwest Food Bank-Indianapolis. Below is a summary of our numbers for last year. Indianapolis Division Total Dollar Value: $24,671,145 Total Case Count: 856,637 Total Weight: 12,179,415 Individual Volunteers: 3,615 Volunteer Hours: 27,590 Value of Volunteer Hours*: $594,840 A...
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Georgia Division gets Cold Storage

God is so good! We are excited to announce that the Georgia Division is now in the perishable food business. Because of generous donations, we installed two-40 foot cold storage containers behind our main warehouse. These containers can store up to one and a half semi loads of cold and/or frozen food. Up until this time, we were unable to accept la...
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Shipment to Tacloban, Philippines

Shared & Edited from a post from our Indy Division In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devasted large portions of southeast Asia, in particular, the Philippines (where it is known as Typhoon Yolanda). Midwest Food Bank responded to the disaster back then and continues to support the rebuilding effort. Earlier this week, a shipping container from MFB arrive...
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Shipment to Tacloban, Philippines

In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devasted large portions of southeast Asia, in particular, the Philippines (where it is known as Typhoon Yolanda). Midwest Food Bank responded to the disaster back then and continues to support the rebuilding effort. Earlier this week, a shipping container from MFB arrived in the Philippines. The load this week included medic...
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Confused over Food Expiration Dates?

It is our privilege here at the Midwest Food Bank to be able to serve, you, our partner agencies as you serve your communities and those in need. Our mission as we help "bridge the gap between prosperity and poverty" is to provide the utmost in service to you so that, together, we are able to help those who are hungry. As such, we strive to keep le...
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