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Dec
17
2012

UPDATE: 2012 "Pack The Pantries" Campaign

Published: December 17th 2012 @ 2:00 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
UPDATE (17 Dec 2012):  This year we received over 30,000 lbs of food from this event and a monetary donation of over $10,000. It was twice the amount collected last year! The blessings of this gift will be shared between Midwest Food Bank and Gleaners Food Bank as part of this program. We are so thankful for the opportunity for our community and its leadership to partner with us …
Nov
27
2012

"Joy: An Irish Christmas" is SOLD OUT

Published: November 27th 2012 @ 2:00 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
UPDATE as of 27 NOV 2012: This Event is now SOLD OUT. Thanks to all who purchased tickets! Tickets are now on sale for "Joy: An Irish Christmas", a Christmas concert benefiting the Midwest Food Bank Indianapolis Division! MFBIndy is honored and excited to welcome back Keith and Kristyn Getty, talented musicians who love honoring Jesus through music. Last year's concert sold out quickly, and we expect that this year …
Oct
30
2012

MFBIndy Prepares for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief

Published: October 30th 2012 @ 1:45 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
FOX59 Video Coverage:   FOX59 News Article: http://www.fox59.com/news/wxin-storm-sandy-food-bank-prepares-to-send-aid-to-sandys-victims-20121029,0,3790152.column  Press Release:    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 The Midwest Food Bank Indianapolis Division is currently accepting donations of specific canned goods and non perishable items to reach out to those who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. Currently we are waiting on the Salvation Army and authorities in the 10 states impacted to give us direction on distribution of these products. As we …
Sep
30
2012

MFB Mission Video 2012!

Published: September 30th 2012 @ 1:50 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
Even though our webmaster is a bit delayed in posting this up, we're excited to share our MFB 2012 video to explain and show what MFB is doing to care for those in need. Please take a few minutes (6:08 to be exact) and let us show you what we're up to and why it matters. You can find our video in the menu above at the bottom of the …
Sep
8
2012

Americans Feeding Americans Caravan Comes to Indy!

Published: September 8th 2012 @ 1:50 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
Media Advisory PEPSICO AND FEED THE CHILDREN DISTRIBUTES FOOD AND ESSENTIALS TO 800INDIANAPOLIS FAMILIES  Volunteers from PepsiCo and Midwest Food Bank to Support Families in Need WHEN:  Noon, Thusday, Sept. 13, 2012 WHERE:  Midwest Food Bank, 6450 South Belmont, Indianapolis, IN 46217 WHAT:   Feed The Children and PepsiCo will join forces with team members from Midwest Food Bank to bring two tractor-trailers filled with enough food, essentials and personal care items to help 800 Indianapolis families.   Nearly one …
Sep
5
2012

MFB Indy Fall 2012 Newsletter Available!

Published: September 5th 2012 @ 1:50 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
Our new Fall Newsletter is out and available! It's packed with lots of great information about MFBIndy's impact in 2012, latest statistics, spotlights on our partner agencies, and more. As a special feature, it includes coverage of the recent efforts to provide disaster to relief to victims of the violent storms in southern Indiana. >> Click Here to Download the 2012 Fall Newsletter or click  the  image below
Sep
5
2012

MFBIndy Sending Disaster Relief to Baton Rouge

Published: September 5th 2012 @ 1:50 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
Press Release:    Tuesday, September 04, 2012 The Midwest Food Bank in cooperation with the Salvation Army will assist in disaster relief in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Initially four semi loads of disaster relief and personal care items will be sent to help in the hurricane Isaac relief efforts. The Midwest Food Bank is a faith based not for profit with locations in Indianapolis Indiana, Bloomington and Peoria Illinois and Atlanta …
Aug
23
2012

MFB Indy September Loadout Date Change

Published: August 23rd 2012 @ 1:35 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
Due to a scheduling issue, we are changing the September Load Out schedule for our Thursday and Friday agencies.  This is a very rare thing for us to do!  We have alerted the agencies via email and will distribute hand-outs during the August Load Out.  Please mark your calendars! September’s Thursday and Friday Load Out dates are changed from September 13 & 14 to September 6 & 7. Call the MFBIndy Office …
Jul
30
2012

MFBIndy 2012 Golf Outing!

Published: July 30th 2012 @ 1:40 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
The Midwest Food Bank is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Golf Outing! Where: Winding River Golf Course, 8015 Mann Road, Indianapolis, IN 46221 When: Tuesday, September 18, 2012            11:00 Check in, lunch, and practice           12:00 Golf (Scramble-shotgun start)           Awards Immediately Following Everyone is invited!! Bring a foursome for $300 or register a single player for $75.00. Registration: Call, …
Mar
12
2012

Update on Southern Indiana Relief

Published: March 12th 2012 @ 1:40 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
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 …
Mar
5
2012

MFB Indy Sends Disaster Relief to Southern IN

Published: March 5th 2012 @ 1:40 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
As violent storms in early March have damaged many areas in Southern Indiana, MFB Indy has been part of the effort to provide food and other disaster relief to those who lost their homes, friends, and family in this tragedy. WISH TV, Channel 8, was able to help spotlight this effort recently. Below is a link to the article on their site, and the video from WISHTV. http://www.wishtv.com/dpp/news/local/marion_county/food-bank-fills-needs-in-wake-of-storms
Dec
21
2011

Indy Mayor Heads "Caravan of Care"

Published: December 21st 2011 @ 1:30 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
On 16 Dec 2011, Mayor Greg Ballard headed up a "Caravan of Care", delivering over 12,000 pounds of food and over $7,500 in donations to the Midwest Food Bank Indianapolis Division.  Part of the mayor's Pack the Pantries Campaign, the caravan started downtown at the Indianapolis City/County building and drove with police escort several trucks loaded with food for the needy to MFBIndy on the south side of Indianapolis. …
Nov
23
2011

Thanksgiving Relief for Hungry Families

Published: November 23rd 2011 @ 1:35 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
MFB is pleased to report that the special distribution on Tuesday, November 22nd was a great success! Feed the Children teamed up with us to create a great event, and many Hoosier families were able to have food security over the holiday weekend thanks to the many thousands of pounds of food given away. Below is a link to Fox 59, who covered the event. We like to express our thanks to all of …
Nov
16
2011

2011 Christmas Concert with Keith & Kristyn Getty!

Published: November 16th 2011 @ 1:35 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
UPDATE 16 Nov 2011: We are pleased to announce that the concert is SOLD OUT! All tickets have been purchased. Thanks to all who have purchased tickets. We hope you enjoy the concert, and we'd like to express our thanks to the whole community for helping us promote this event and keep MFB Indy on track in making an impact on lives around the region. Please note that this means that tickets will …
Nov
15
2011

Feed The Children - Thanksgiving Distribution @ MFB Indy

Published: November 15th 2011 @ 1:35 PM by Conrad Golbov in Indianapolis, IN
MFB Indy is pleased to be hosting a special distribution on Tuesday, November 22nd from 12:00pm to 5:00pm! Feed the Children will be bringing some food to our location, and we have the great opportunity to partner with them. We have over 80 volunteers that will be giving their time to help with this event.  >> See the event listing on the MFB Indy calendar Below is the press release from Feed the …

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