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Jim Wagner

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. 

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 …

Oct
5
2011

Georgia Location Opens

Published: October 5th 2011 @ 1:25 PM by Jim Wagner

The Board of Directors of Midwest Food Bank announced today the opening of a new division in Peachtree City, Georgia. With locations in Bloomington, Indianapolis and Peoria, Peachtree City is the fourth MFB facility.

 

"This move has been under consideration for some time, but we only wanted to proceed when we had clear direction to do so," said MFB president David Kieser.  "Midwest Food Bank has experienced exceptional …

Sep
1
2011

Hunger Action Month - MFB & Jewel-Osco

Published: September 1st 2011 @ 1:30 PM by Jim Wagner

 Jewel-Osco® and the Midwest Food Bank Team Up for

‘Hunger Action Month’ Campaign

(Itasca, Ill.) Sept. 1, 2011 – JEWEL-OSCO, a leading Midwest food and pharmacy retailer, is partnering with multiple food banks, including the Midwest Food Bank, on a proactive food drive to support Hunger Action Month in September.

 The campaign, called …

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