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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 …

Happy New Year - January Distribution

Published: January 16th 2014 @ 2:00 PM by Julie Brooks in Peoria, IL
January Distribution 2014 was a huge success despite the bitter cold and a slick beginning to Tuesday morning.  Over 200 volunteers came during the 4 days to help share the blessings and 202 partner agencies were here to collect the food and supplies that were given freely.   The Dream Center Peoria has been a pantry partner for a long time and they are such a blessing to the Peoria …

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