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Pressed down and shaken together

Published: February 12th 2018 @ 10:15 AM by Phil Hodel

"Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over ..."

-Luke 6:38


Since the beginning of Midwest Food Bank Indiana, vast storehouses of food have been donated and subsequently given away. But as the saying goes, "You can't outgive the LORD." Food donations have increased at an amazing pace.


In 2017, nearly $30 million worth of food was distributed. There are …


"God is making it grow"

Published: February 1st 2018 @ 9:55 AM by Phil Hodel

"I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow." I Corinthians 3:6


Midwest Food Bank is watching the LORD grant increase to the generosity of others. 


Kaleo, a local non-profit, partners with ministries in the Indianapolis area. MFB Indiana was the recent recipient of a grant from Kaleo, to spruce up our kitchen and office area. As we have been focused on serving others since …


Million Meal Marathon

Published: December 21st 2017 @ 8:45 AM by Phil Hodel

The 7th Annual Million Meal Marathon was held on October 10, 2017. Thousands of happy volunteers filled the Lucas Oil Stadium to pack food. Local businesses, firefighters, police officers, Colts players and cheerleaders worked side-by side with Students, families, friends and neighbors. All had the same mission: feed hungry Hoosiers.

Midwest Food Bank was fortunate to be a partner in this effort, distributing the food to our …


Huge effort to bless local families

Published: December 19th 2017 @ 2:50 PM by Phil Hodel

Andretti Autosport partners Butterball and DHL teamed up with 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay and his team to give back to the Indianapolis community by donating to agencies served by Midwest Food Bank Indiana.


On November 14, 2017, Butterball, the producer of 20 percent of the nation's turkeys, and Andretti Autosport, the back-to-back Indianapols 500 winning team, gathered at Kroger in downtown Indy to deliver over 700 Butterball …


Disaster Relief for Texas

Published: August 25th 2017 @ 10:15 AM by Phil Hodel

As a Salvation Army first responder, Midwest Food Banks Indianapolis Division is answering the call to send disaster relief food boxes to Texas. This request for aid is unique in that it is made for a disaster yet to happen. Harvey is expected to make landfall on the central part of the Gulf coast early Saturday morning as a major hurricane. The storm is expected to stall and dump devastating …

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