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May
22
2015

Nepal Disaster Relief

Published: Friday @ 1:15 PM by Jeremy

Midwest Food Bank - Indianapolis is, again, partnering with the Orphan Grain Train to continue disaster relief efforts in Nepal. Our two organizations have a continuing partnership in Liberia and we are happy to do our small part to aide with the most recent disaster in Kathmandu. Just over one ton of prepackaged soy/rice meals left the Indy facility last week. The cargo plane left Chicago last night …

Apr
8
2015

HATCH Egg Program

Published: April 8th 2015 @ 7:35 AM by Jeremy

Midwest Food Bank-Indianapolis, along with Gleaners, Grace Church, and Shepherd Community will be the recipients of farm-fresh eggs as part of an ongoing effort to provide much needed protein for families in Indiana.  Promotional eggs will be sold in central Indiana Kroger stores with a 10-13 cent markup to help offset costs of processing and transportation to, in turn, get donated eggs to local food banks and then …

Mar
1
2015

2014 Results

Published: March 1st 2015 @ 11:50 AM by Jeremy

The year-end totals have come back and 2014 was a year of huge growth for Midwest Food Bank-Indianapolis. Below is a summary of our numbers for last year.

 

Indianapolis Division

Total Dollar Value: $24,671,145

Total Case Count: 856,637

Total Weight: 12,179,415

 

Individual Volunteers: 3,615

Volunteer Hours: 27,590

Value of Volunteer Hours*: $594,840

Agencies Served: 270

 

All MFB Locations Combined

Total Dollar Value: $83,518,830

Total …

Feb
11
2015

Shipment to Tacloban, Philippines

Published: February 11th 2015 @ 1:40 PM by Jeremy

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devasted large portions of southeast Asia, in

particular, the Philippines (where it is known as Typhoon Yolanda).  Midwest Food Bank responded to the disaster back then and continues to support the rebuilding effort. Earlier this week, a shipping container from MFB arrived in the Philippines. 

Nov
30
2014

MFB on Fox Business

Published: November 30th 2014 @ 9:05 AM by Jeremy

We've known that we were ranked as the #1 Top Notch Charity according to CharityNavigator.com, but we didn't know President and CEO of Charity Navigator, Ken Burger would be on Fox Business' The Willis Report and would give a special nod to the Midwest Food Bank!  In a piece aired on November 13, Mr. Berger, after discussing holiday giving at the register, mentions the Midwest Food Bank as a top …

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