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500 Turkeys for an Indy 500 win!

In honor of Ryan Hunter-Rey's Indianapolis 500 Victory this year, sponsor Butterball Turkey chose the Midwest Food Bank as recipient of 500 whole turkeys to donate to central Indiana. The Indianapolis division of the food bank was host on Monday to a media event where the turkeys were distributed to our partner organizations. 200 turkeys went to Wh...

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MFB on Fox Business

We've known that we were ranked as the #1 Top Notch Charity according to CharityNavigator.com, but we didn't know President and CEO of Charity Navigator, Ken Burger would be on Fox Business' The Willis Report and would give a special nod to the Midwest Food Bank! In a piece aired on November 13, Mr. Berger, after discussing holiday giving at the re...

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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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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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South Carolina Disaster Response

PRESS RELEASE: Midwest Food Bank Aids Victims Impacted by the Flooding in South Carolina Date: October 6, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Midwest Food Bank Midwest Food Bank with locations in Indianapolis IN, Bloomington IL, Morton IL, Ft Meyers FL and Peachtree City GA announced today that it will be assisting the Salvation Army with relief efforts in the...

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Help Us Give Clean Water to Families in Flint, MI

Midwest Food Bank Indianapolis Division Works with Fox 59, Local Businesses, and Churches to Collect Water for Flint, Michigan Date: January 26, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Midwest Food Bank Midwest Food Bank's Indianapolis Division will be working with Fox 59, HH Gregg, and Eastern Star Church to provide multiple semi loads of water to those in need i...

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VISTA Internship Available!

Midwest Food Bank, in partnership with the Indy Hunger Network, has an opportunity for one individual to join our team as part of the Americorp VISTA program. With a small staff of 5 and a volunteer base of 2000+ we are looking for an individual who can help us increase our capacity to serve more agencies in a more efficient manner through the digi...

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Now Hiring! Full Time Driver

 Midwest Food Bank Indianapolis is looking for a full time Class A CDL. While the primary responsibility is driving, we are looking for an individual who can help on the front lines of vehicle maintenance as well as assist with scheduling and help in the warehouse when necessary. As a faith-based not-for-profit, we are seeking the right candid...

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Flooding and Tornados in TX and OK

Midwest Food Bank Aids Victims Impacted by Flooding and Tornado's in Texas and Oklahoma Date: June 1, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Midwest Food Bank Midwest Food Bank, with locations in Indianapolis, Indiana; Bloomington, Morton, and Peoria, Illinois; Peachtree City, Georgia; and Ft Meyers, Florida, announced today that it will be assisting with relief ...

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Kroger Community Rewards Program

Have you ever been shopping for your groceries and thought to yourself, "I'd so much rather be helping the Midwest Food Bank right now?" Probably not, but we're here to tell you that you can do both at the same time! Kroger has a Community Rewards Program that sends a portion of the proceeds from your purchases as a donation to the charity of your ...

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Getty Christmas Concert

Join us for our annual Midwest Food Bank Indianapolis benefit concert. Our 2016 concert, once again, features Keith and Kristyn Getty for an Irish Christmas! Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 7:30pm at Clowe's Memorial Hall on the campus of Butler University. Don't miss it! Tickets are available at the Clowe's Hall Box Office, by calling 800-982-2787 ...

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Indy Food Drop.org Launch

 PRESS RELEASE: IndyFoodDrop.org launches with help from four of the city's largest food hunger-relief agencies in an effort to save food and help feed hungry Hoosiers Indianapolis – Four of Indianapolis' largest food hunger-relief agencies collaborated on the launch of a new website, IndyFoodDrop.org, designed to help the trucking industry re...

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Disaster Relief for Texas

As a Salvation Army first responder, Midwest Food Banks Indianapolis Division is answering the call to send disaster relief food boxes to Texas. This request for aid is unique in that it is made for a disaster yet to happen. Harvey is expected to make landfall on the central part of the Gulf coast early Saturday morning as a major hurricane. The st...

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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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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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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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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 distrib...

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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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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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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 numbers...

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