Published: May 4th 2018 @ 2:50 PM by Peter Goddard
Want to give back to the community but find it hard to schedule that time in this fast-paced world? Then Midwest Food Bank's Glorious Saturdays are just what you need.
Every Saturday, MFB offers volunteer opportunities for all ages and abilities. Walk-in with no appointment anytime from 9 a.m. to noon. We'll have something you can do to help others in need. After the work is over, stay for …
Published: May 4th 2018 @ 1:30 PM by Peter Goddard
One generation shall praise thy works to another
It's a wonderful thing to see the joy of giving come alive in the eyes of children. We are blessed to be able to provide that learning experience at Midwest Food Bank.
Many tasks in a warehouse setting are unsuitable for youngsters. Forklifts aren't usually driven by children. But …
Published: February 27th 2018 @ 8:30 AM by Phil Hodel
Beginning Saturday, March 3, MFB Arizona agencies have another option for distribution: Tucson. Already 18 agencies are taking advantage of this alternate pick-up location.
Like our regular distribution, agencies will place their order using the online menu system. Order will be packaged at our Gilbert location and sent to Tucson ready for pick up. Distributions will be the first and third Saturday of each month.
MFB Arizona is …
Published: February 2nd 2018 @ 9:55 AM by Phil Hodel
Midwest Food Bank held it's first "Sharing the Blessings Breakfast" on Wednesday, January 31. It was an opportunity for the non-profit agencies we serve to get to know each other, fellowship and encourage one another.
85 guests enjoyed a breakfast of eggs, fruit, muffins, coffee and juice, while visiting. The Town of Gilbert presented information on emergency assistance for low income residents.
"People wo are on the front …
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 …