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May
31
2013

Harvest Bible Chapel - Disaster Relief donation

Published: May 31st 2013 @ 2:40 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
A big thanks to Harvest Bible Chapel for dropping off 6 pallets worth of food and healthcare supplies for the Disaster Relief effort!     26  
May
29
2013

Coweta, Fayette aid tornado victims

Published: May 29th 2013 @ 2:00 PM by Jim Wagner in Peachtree City, GA
 TheCitizen.com Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 4:04pm Submitted by Ben Nelms                      Peachtree City food bank sends water to Oklahoma storm victims The Georgia Division of Midwest Food Bank located in Peachtree City is helping the tornado victims in Oklahoma by sending bottled water. Within two days of the tornado, Bracken Stubbs, Midwest Food Bank truck driver, picked up a semi load of bottled water in Savannah and on …
May
27
2013

OK Disaster Relief - Morton Work Day!

Published: May 27th 2013 @ 2:40 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
1st disaster box work day. These boxes will be OK very soon. Thanks to humble servants making it happen.     Group 2 working on disaster boxes. Thanks to all the humble servants making a difference. #rocking.     3rd group packing relief boxes. Humble servants working for the glory of God. Thanks everyone!            
May
22
2013

Peoria Midwest Food Bank packing disaster boxes - times volunteers needed

Published: May 22nd 2013 @ 2:00 PM by Susan Herman in Peoria, IL
We've received the call to help with the devastation in Oklahoma and we could sure use your help Peoria! We will be packing disaster boxes for sure on Wednesday and Thursday this week, Friday TBA if there is still a need... We are looking for teams at specific times in 2 hours time blocks.  We will pack on Wednesday 9/22/13 from 12-2 and again from 2-4. We will pack on …
May
22
2013

Midwest Food Bank Helps Victims of Tornado in Oklahoma

Published: May 22nd 2013 @ 1:55 PM by Jim Wagner
Midwest Food Bank has responded to a request from The Salvation Army and is sending family food boxes to victims of the tornado in Oklahoma.    A family food box contains food and personal care products for a family of four for four or five days.  The first two loads of boxes were delivered Thursday morning with additional loads expected to leave next week.  Each semi trailer holds 750 boxes.  The food bank is …
May
21
2013

Midwest Food Bank rated best food bank in US for financial accountability

Published: May 21st 2013 @ 1:55 PM by Jim Wagner
WJBC The Voice of Central Illinois 6:58AM Sunday April 21, 2013 By Eric Stock  GLEN ROCK, N.J. - Bloomington has one of the most financially accountable charities in the country.  The New York-based non-profit Charity Navigator which ranks over 6,000 charities for financial accountability and transparancy pegs Midwest Food Bank as the top charity in Illinois and the best food bank in the U.S. It ranked as the fifth-most accountable …
May
14
2013

Morton Division Update!

Published: May 14th 2013 @ 2:45 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
Morton Division Update!   Hello from MFB - Morton Division -- Packaging & Logistics Facility. Over the past several months, many volunteer hours have been spent on renovations of our new facility in Morton! Our 3 main goals are: Provide logistical support for MFB, Package bulk product/Tender Mercies, & provide volunteer opportunities. A big thanks to the community of Morton & know that we are just getting started! Packaging in Action! …

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