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Aug
28
2017

Disaster Relief for Texas

Published: August 28th 2017 @ 3:00 PM by Phil Hodel

As a Salvation Army first responder, Midwest Food Bank is answering the call to send disaster relief food boxes to Texas. By the end of Hurricane Harvey, up to 100 inches of rain is possible. Already over 30,000 people are seeking temporary shelter.

The extreme and widespread damage calls for long term relief efforts.

 

Two semi loads of Family Food Boxes have been sent to …

Mar
21
2017

Choosing to serve

Published: March 21st 2017 @ 9:20 AM by Carol Jankowski

Warren and Lloyd are two of the faithful volunteers at the Morton Division. On Wednesdays from 9-11 a.m. volunteers can work together during our weekly "Walk In Wednesdays". Volunteers do not need to sign up, just show up. All ages work together on processing food donations, re-packaging projects or Tender Mercies. These volunteers are critical to the mission of feeding those in need but …

Jan
31
2017

Pass the milk

Published: January 31st 2017 @ 11:30 AM by Carol Jankowski

 

Cornflakes anyone? MFB Morton received 15,600 pounds of this cereal and our faithful volunteers are re-packaging it into small bags for the many food pantries and agencies we serve. Pass the milk!

Jan
10
2017

Our volunteers, our best advocates

Published: January 10th 2017 @ 11:20 AM by Phil Hodel

Midwest Food Bank volunteers become our best advocates and the Ingham family of Washington is a great example of that. They were encouraged to volunteer at Midwest Food Bank by the Otte family - regular volunteer leaders at the Morton Division.

“We needed to find something that our family could do together and enjoy while serving our community,” Tara Ingham said. Tara and her husband, Chad, have …

Jan
5
2017

Meet Trevor

Published: January 5th 2017 @ 11:50 AM by Phil Hodel

This is Trevor, a new volunteer at the Morton Division. Trevor, 26, recently learned how to use the sealer in the Tender Mercies hand packaging room.

Regular volunteers say Trevor is eager to learn and a cheerful volunteer. He is developing more independent living skills and enjoys working. Once he learns a job, Trevor is dedicated to doing it the right way.

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