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Disaster Relief for Texas

Published: August 28th 2017 @ 2:25 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 …


First food given from MFB Arizona

Published: December 20th 2016 @ 1:15 PM by Phil Hodel

   December 13 was an exciting day for Midwest Food Bank Arizona, as we were able to provide food for an agency. Fifty boxes of food were given to Native Health, an agency which provides health and wellness services to all people.

   Volunteers Peter and Blenda Lott were on hand to load the boxes into their pickup. The food will serve Health Start (for pregnant and mothers with children …


Foundation still "Dewing" it

Published: December 5th 2016 @ 2:20 PM by Phil Hodel

Midwest Food Bank has recently purchased a semi-tractor for the Arizona division, thanks to a grant from the Dew Foundation in Tyler, TX. This generous gift is already on its way south to its new home.


"I think it's significant that on its way to our warehouse, the truck is delivering a load to the Navajo Nation," says Eric Sheldahl, Director of the MFB Arizona division. The truck is …

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