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Aug
28
2014

2014 Dinner and Silent Auction

Published: August 28th 2014 @ 6:00 PM by Jennifer Garner in Peachtree City, GA
Truckin' to the corner of Mercy and Hope   The 2nd annual Midwest Food Bank Dinner and Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, October 18 at the MFB warehouse. This year the dinner will be catered by Pat’s Gracious Gatherings. We will begin the evening at 6 pm with a social time to look over and bid on the silent auction items.   We are excited to have Al Mead as our …
Aug
28
2014

PTC people tells the MFB story

Published: August 28th 2014 @ 5:40 PM by Jennifer Garner in Peachtree City, GA
PTCpeople.com is a website that brings the Peachtree City community together by blogging local news, events, and human interest stories. Recently one of its representatives, Robert Kinghorn visted the Midwest Food Bank and told the story on his website. It is exciting to see how our community is embracing what the Midwest Food Bank does and the people it reaches. You can read the article here. (Philanthropy’s Finest: PTC has …
Aug
27
2014

Natalie Grant Benefit Concert

Published: August 27th 2014 @ 10:00 AM by Jeremy in Indianapolis, IN
It's that time of year again! One of the very few fundraiser events that we do here at MFBIndy is our Winter Benefit Concert. This year, award-winning singer-songwriter, Natalie Grant will be in concert at College Park Church. Click here to download the flyer.       Sunday, November 16 6:30pm (Doors open at 6)   Tickets $25 (service fee applies) Available at iTickets.com or by phone 800-965-9324     Hosted by: 2606 …
Aug
27
2014

Golf Outing

Published: August 27th 2014 @ 8:10 AM by Jeremy in Indianapolis, IN
** UPDATE:  We have already filled our roster of teams!  We do have a short wait list, so if you are interested, sign up today.   The 2014 Midwest Food Bank Golf outing will be Monday, October 6th at the beautiful and challenging Hawthorns Country Club* in Fishers Indiana.  Click here to download the flyer.  Sign up your team today by calling 317.786.8980   Monday, October 6, 2014 Registration 11 a.m. Range access, lunch …
Aug
26
2014

ISU Volunteers at Bloomington

Published: August 26th 2014 @ 12:00 PM by Jim Wagner in Bloomington, IL
The staff at the IL State Univ Student Counseling Center spent part of their staff training at the Bloomington warehouse building pre-load pallets to be used for the September Distribution Week.  Due to their efforts they built over 20 pair of pallets getting us past half way to the total sets of pallets required for the week,  Thanks to a great job by all of you!
Aug
25
2014

MFB Tops Charity Navigator Charts

Published: August 25th 2014 @ 12:30 PM by Jeremy in Indianapolis, IN
Charity Navigator again named us to two top ten lists in America. We are pleased that we can operate very efficiently with great results as we serve those in need. Charity Navigator is an organization that rates non-profits based on financial health, administrative expenses as well as transparency and accountability.  The Midwest Food Bank received the highest rating (99.95). Click here to see the lists we topped. 
Aug
22
2014

Job Opening: Volunteer Coordinator

Published: August 22nd 2014 @ 8:30 AM by Don in Indianapolis, IN
Dear Friends of MFB,   I trust you are rejoicing in the goodness and greatness of our God.  We are currently looking for a person to join our MFB Team as the Volunteer Coordinator/Administrative Assistant.  This is a full time position and the person must have great people skills, a servant’s heart and a sense of calling to this important ministry.  This is not a position to get ahead, climb …
Aug
21
2014

MFBIndy Partners with IASP

Published: August 21st 2014 @ 12:05 PM by Jeremy in Indianapolis, IN
MFBIndy is excited to announce a new partnership with the Indiana Association of School Principles (www.iasp.org)!  This fall we will be kicking off the first annual Share the Spirit campaign.  Sixty-six schools will be participating in a canned food drive with a goal of collecting 2,000 lbs of peanut butter, jelly, canned soups and canned veggies from each.  That's a total of 132,000 lbs of food that will be …
Aug
11
2014

Golf Outing Approaching!

Published: August 11th 2014 @ 2:40 PM by Peter Goddard in Morton, IL
Join us Tuesday, September 16th for the 5th Annual Golf Outing to benefit the Peoria and Morton divisions of Midwest Food Bank.   Golf and Dinner Benefit is going to held at beautiful Weav er Ridge Country Club. Every year it is a blessing to enjoy the fall weather and friendship and benefit those in need! We are excited to share this event!   The day will be filled …
Aug
8
2014

Golf Outing Approaching!

Published: August 8th 2014 @ 4:05 PM by Monica Scheuer in Peoria, IL
Join us Tuesday, September 16th for the 5th Annual Golf Outing to benefit the Peoria and Morton divisions of Midwest Food Bank.   The weather has been great for golf and the greens at Weaver Ridge Golf Course are ready for your team of 4 golfers to participate in this best ball scramble.   For information and online registration [click here]

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