Midwest Food Bank's Values
By definition, values are important beliefs or ideals one has about what is good or bad, desirable or undesirable. They have a a major influence on one's behavior and attitude and serve as broad guidelines in all situations.
In the first half of 2019, the Midwest Food Bank National Board of Directors reviewed and refined the organization's values. Using the Fruit of the Spirit from Galatians 5 as a starting point, the following five values were established.SERVING THOSE IN NEED
We warmly welcome community members and partners, engage with them to serve those in need, and sincerely appreciate the joint partnerships we have.WORKING WITH INTEGRITY
Our communications and actions are always done with honesty and transparency.EXECUTING THROUGH TEAMWORK
We work across all our divisions and within our locations. We place a high priority on collaboration, leveraging best practices for continuous improvement of an already efficient organization.
"Living our values across all divisions will ensure a common culture and continued focus on our Mission," Says Eric Hodel, Midwest Food Bank's COO/CFO. It is our desire to use them in our internal conduct as well as with our volunteers, partner agencies and donors. The National Board appreciates the input from the many MFB leaders who helped update and articulate these values.