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Midwest Food Bank Assists in Haiti Relief

Published: January 25th 2010 @ 1:10 PM by Tudy Schmied
CATEGORY: All Locations   Sisters Mission Outreach in Springfield has asked Midwest Food Bank to help with disaster relief efforts in Haiti. On January 15 first aid supplies, vitamins, water, and food supplies were transported to Coconut Creek, Florida.  The items were then shipped to Haiti on a U.S. Naval  vessel.  That week a second truckload from Midwest Food Bank transported additional supplies and food as designated …

Pumpkins Pumpkins Everywhere

Published: October 19th 2009 @ 1:10 PM by Tudy Schmied in Bloomington, IL
Bloomington warehouse was ablaze with orange thanks to Hinkle Produce of Cissna Park who donated two semi loads of pumpkins to MFB. Their timing was great as most of the pumpkins were given out during distribution week (Oct. 5-9.)  One of our faithful volunteers, Chuck Whitacre, made it possible for the children of Carlock and Hudson Elementary Schools to each have a pumpkin. He also distributed to the Minonk Library so …

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