Update on Southern Indiana Relief
Posted March 12, 2012 by Conrad Golbov
CATEGORY: Indianapolis Stories, Disaster Relief, Indianapolis
As we mentioned in our last blog post, the outpouring of support, donations, and volunteering to help our fellow Hoosiers in Southern Indiana has been amazing. First, we want to give a great big THANK YOU to all the volunteers who have spent countless hours working hard to put together relief boxes, load and unload pallets and semi trucks, and for those who have taken part in every way to make our relief efforts possible.
Just a few figures to tell the story of what God accomplished last week at MFBIndy:
- 184 pallets of product distributed to disaster areas.
- Equals 17,661 cases of product.
- Totals $406,272 of Disaster relief at $23 a case distributed
In total, we have sent the equivalent of 7 semis of food and relief goods to the three disaster sites in Southern Indiana. This amounts to about 112 tons of food enough to feed 5000 people for about two weeks.
In addition, we passed out 8,638 cases of product on Thursday and Friday for our normal Load Out which totals an additional $198,674 dollars in distribution.
To give you a sense of what kind of devastation the people down there are dealing with, we'd like to share a few pictures of what we saw as we delivered relief to Henryville, IN. See the album posted to Facebook on our new Facebook Page:
Finally, here's a video of some of the pictures along with an update on the efforts from 11 Mar 2012.
Remember, MFBIndy is able to provide food and disaster relief because of the support, prayer, donations, and volunteering that you give. So thank you for all your help, and please share what the Lord has done through our efforts!