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Midwest Food Bank, NFP


Midwest Food Bank (MFB), a faith-based, non-denominational nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, was started in 2003 when the Kieser family began providing food out of a barn on their family farm.  MFB began by serving about 10 food pantries in McLean County, Illinois.


After Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, Midwest Food Bank decided to help.  Days after the storm hit, we took the first load of food and supplies to Hattiesburg, MS. 


We were asked by The Salvation Army to bring ten more loads to meet the needs of the populace. By June, 2007, we had taken 130 loads of food and supplies to the Gulf Coast.


The amount of food we distribute has steadily grown over the years as we strive to fight hunger.  We receive donated food from food manufacturers, distributors, grocers, community and organizational food drives, and from individual donors. Today, we operate from six large warehouses in Illinois, Indiana, Georgia, Florida and Arizona. International operations started in 2014 in Kenya, Africa! 



Our locations in the Midwest, South, and overseas allow for us to serve over 1,400 non-profit organizations while also maintaining a ready posture to come to the aid of those affected by regional or national disasters. We distribute over $9.5 million in food each month. Midwest Food Bank functions today as it did at its founding: a faith-based community organization consisting of hundreds of volunteers, generous donors, and corporate partners, all operating to serve those in need.


Select a location from the list below to learn more about each location, get directions, or to contact us!

Bloomington, IL Division

Bloomington, IL Division  - 2005
2031 Warehouse Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 663-5350

Peoria, IL Division

Peoria, IL Division  - 2007
9005 N Industrial Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: (309) 691-5270

Indianapolis, IN Division

Indianapolis, IN Division  - 2008
6450 S Belmont St.
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Phone: (317) 786-8980

Peachtree City, GA Division

Peachtree City, GA Division  - 2011
220 Parkade Ct.
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Phone: (770) 486-1103

Morton, IL Division

Morton, IL Division  - 2012
700 Erie Avenue
Morton, IL 61550
Phone: (309) 291-0900

Fort Myers, FL Division

Fort Myers, FL Division  - 2014
5601 Division Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone: (239) 690-1722

Kenya, East Africa Division

Kenya, East Africa Division  - 2014
700 Erie Avenue
Morton, IL 61550
Phone: (309) 291-0900

Gilbert, AZ

Gilbert, AZ  - 2016
725 E. Baseline Road
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Phone: (515) 210-9400

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