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Mar
1
2015

2014 Results

Published: Sunday @ 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 …

Nov
24
2014

ISPA Donates Poultry Throughout State

Published: November 24th 2014 @ 12:00 PM by Jeremy

Indiana State Poultry Association Donates Over 62 Tons to Indiana Food Banks

Indianapolis, Indiana – November 24, 2014

 

 

Governor Mike Pence will join representatives of the Indiana State Poultry Association to celebrate the donation of over 62 tons (125,000 pounds) of poultry products to food banks across Indiana for distribution to hungry …

Nov
17
2014

500 Turkeys for an Indy 500 win!

Published: November 17th 2014 @ 1:00 AM by Jeremy Baynai

In honor of Ryan Hunter-Rey's Indianapolis 500 Victory this year, sponsor Butterball Turkey chose the Midwest Food Bank as recipient of 500 whole turkeys to donate to central Indiana.  The Indianapolis division of the food bank was host on Monday to a media event where the turkeys were distributed to our partner organizations.  200 turkeys went to Wheeler Mission and 200 to the Society of St Vincent de Paul for …

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