News & Updates

Feb
27
2014

March Distribution Week

Published: February 27th 2014 @ 2:35 PM by Jim Wagner in Bloomington, IL
Next week, March 3-7, is Distribution week here at Bloomington.  We have plenty of items to choose from this month and hope all of you will be able to make it.  Just in case, watch her for any updates due to weather.   Please travel safely.  If you will be late or unable to make it, please call as soon as possible.   We look forward to seeing you here. …
Feb
20
2014

Midwest Food Bank Additional Aid to the Philippines

Published: February 20th 2014 @ 11:50 AM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
 Following successful relief efforts in November last year, a second shipment of aid for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan left for the Philippines on Monday, February 10th.  AMG International sponsored the load of Tender Mercies – 33,000 packages of Midwest Food Bank’s nutritional rice and bean meal packets.  Each package feeds 4-6 people a healthy, satisfying meal that contains 13 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber along …
Feb
20
2014

Open House 2014 - Update!

Published: February 20th 2014 @ 11:45 AM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
  Our Open House on Feb. 13th was a huge success with over 250 people. Tours and a presentation of MFB's latest initiative was shared. Midwest Food Bank - East Africa Division will parter with REM School to provide food and relief to those in need in Nairobi, Kenya.    Midwest Food Bank - Morton Division, began in the Spring of 2012 when a board of volunteers was organized …
Feb
5
2014

Tazewell County Relief Effort

Published: February 5th 2014 @ 10:55 AM by Julie Brooks in Peoria, IL
As you know, Midwest Food Bank distributes food to over 200 agencies every month.  During that week, our warehouse fills with volunteers willing to share their time and energy to benefit others in need.  They help us load trucks, trailers and cars with food!   When the November 17th tornado hit, MFB responded quickly supporting the need.  As additional relief flooded in we started looking into the future and evaluating …
Feb
5
2014

Bloomington Wednesday Distribution

Published: February 5th 2014 @ 6:20 AM by Jim Wagner in Bloomington, IL
We will be open for agencies that can come in to pickup today.  Please call before you head our direction, we will be in the office by 7:30.  If you are unable to make it today, plan on coming in on Monday, Feb 10, at your regularly scheduled time.   Please drive safely and do not take any unnecessary chances with this weather.
Feb
5
2014

Bloomington Wednesday Distribution

Published: February 5th 2014 @ 6:15 AM by Jim Wagner in Bloomington, IL
We will be open for agencies that can come in to pickup today.  Please call before you head our direction, we will be in the office by 7:30.  If you are unable to make it today, plan on coming in on Monday, Feb 10, at your regularly scheduled time.   Please drive safely and do not take any unnecessary chances with this weather.
Feb
1
2014

An Evening with Midwest Food Bank - February 13, 2014, 6:30pm - MFB Morton

Published: February 1st 2014 @ 9:10 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
An Evening with Midwest Food Bank - February 13, 2014, 6:30pm - MFB Morton   Who: Anyone interested in what's going on at MFB Morton. What: Presentation, Open House, Tour. Featuring guest speaker, Shadrack Ogembo, Nigerian Pastor - A Hunger Initiative for Africa. Light refreshments to follow. When: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 6:30pm Where: MFB Morton - 700 Erie Ave. Morton, IL 61550   Questions, contact us! Phone: 309-291-0900 or email: mfbmorton@midwestfoodbank.org …

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