News & Updates

Nov
21
2013

Update! - Washington, IL Relief Efforts

Published: November 21st 2013 @ 2:20 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
Many have been asking how you can help our disaster relief efforts. Let me first say that the outpouring of love within this community is both humbling and overwhelming, we are so proud to call Central Illinois our home! Listed below are 3 ways you can support your unknown neighbors through MFB Morton... 1) Product donations. We are looking specifically for Soup, Canned Fruit, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Cereal, Shelf Stable Milk, …
Nov
20
2013

Latest of what's happening at MFB!

Published: November 20th 2013 @ 2:25 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
A path to help Washington opened again today as we delivered food and other products to several churches supplying meals and food. The resolve of those who have suffered with damage is amazing! Our prayers are with all!  
Nov
19
2013

Midwest Food Banks Indianpolis Division Assisting in Kokomo, IN Tornado Relief Efforts

Published: November 19th 2013 @ 2:00 PM by John Whitaker in Indianapolis, IN
Kokomo, Indiana Disaster Relief  Midwest sends first truckload of relief after an EF2 tornado touches down in the heart of the city!   Monday November 18, 2013 The Indianapolis Division of the Midwest Food Bank in cooperation with Governor Pence's office and local and national relief organizations delivered over 10,000 lbs. of much needed food and relief to Kokomo's largest feeding ministry Kokomo Urban Outreach. The Mayor of Kokomo designated Kokomo Urban Outreach as the primary ministry involved in local …
Nov
18
2013

Tornado Update - Pekin & Washington, IL

Published: November 18th 2013 @ 2:25 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
                                  Dear Midwest Food Bank Supporters and Volunteers,     When disasters impact our world MFB is always asked if we are supporting the victims and their loved ones.  Often we have to wait for instructions from national disaster coordinators before the trucks of relief can be put on the road.    Sunday, …
Nov
18
2013

Midwest Food Bank Aids Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Published: November 18th 2013 @ 2:10 PM by Susan Herman
(Picture of Tender Mercies packed and ready at the Morton Division for shipping to the Philippines) Many have asked if Midwest Food Bank is supporting the Philippines and now we can say "YES"!! God's providence has opened a door! Midwest Food Bank with five divisions located in Bloomington, Morton and Peoria Illinois, Indianapolis, Indiana and Peachtree City, Georgia announced today that they are jointly engaged with relief efforts in …
Nov
18
2013

Midwest Food Bank Assists Victims of Storm in Washington, IL

Published: November 18th 2013 @ 2:10 PM by Jim Wagner in Bloomington, IL
Midwest Food Bank has delivered one truck load of food and drink to Washington, IL and is standing by for further requests. “After being in Washington yesterday and seeing the devastation, I knew MFB should be there. Thankfully, MFB Peoria was already loading a truck to send to Washington. Right now we want to give The Salvation Army and Red Cross time to assess the situation and then we will know …
Nov
18
2013

Peoria Midwest Food Bank blesses Washington Tornado Victims

Published: November 18th 2013 @ 2:10 PM by Susan Herman in Peoria, IL
When disasters impact our world MFB is always asked if we are supporting the victims and their loved ones. Often we have to wait for instructions from national disaster coordinators before the trucks of relief can be put on the road. Sunday, November 17th a tornado hit our own state and communities! Sunday afternoon Peoria Midwest Food Bank delivered a full truckload of water and nonperishable food items to …
Nov
17
2013

Washington, IL - Tornado Disaster Relief

Published: November 17th 2013 @ 2:25 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
72 cases of water and 2 pallets of food has been delivered to those affected today in Washington.   Our prayers go out to all affected.    
Nov
15
2013

Philippine Relief Project - Walk-ins Welcome!

Published: November 15th 2013 @ 2:30 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
Today (Friday Nov 15) we're packaging rice and Tender Mercies for disaster relief in the Phillipines. This is a walk-in service project, no need to call or let us know you're coming. We will start at 9am and finish at 4pm (or earlier depending on the turnout). Individuals and/or groups welcome.    

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