Published: September 27th 2017 @ 10:55 AM by Lauren Leverette
“Look for the helpers,” Fred Rogers’ mother once stated after hearing some devastating news. You will lose hope if you look at the problem, but if you keep an eye out for those in taking a stand, you will have hope. This was taken to heart by these six senior volunteers, all donating multiple hours throughout the week to help Midwest Food Bank run smoothly. “That’s us! We’re second-in-line …
Published: September 27th 2017 @ 8:55 AM by Peter Goddard
Feature Agency: Wings of Faith
“Real people meeting real needs,”
Wings of Faith, one of Midwest Food Bank’s first agencies, is made up of volunteer missionary pilots ‘bringing the message of love and salvation to hurting people on Reservations in America's Southwest region.’ Avoiding the difficult dirt roads, W.O.F. serves the Native American population by flying donations showing …
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 …
Published: August 4th 2017 @ 8:45 AM by Lauren Leverette
On August 3, 2017 at 11:30 am, the Arizona Division had its grand opening! Thank you to the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, and the communities for all of your support!
Midwest Food Bank is a faith based organization and their mission is to alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing food donations to not-for-profits and …
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 …