Published: May 7th 2018 @ 3:00 PM by Peter Goddard
People in difficult life circumstances often feel as though no one is on their side. The thought, "Who cares?" must run through their minds.
At Midwest Food Bank, we want to respond with a reassuring, "We do!" We care, and that's why we do what we do.
Published: April 23rd 2018 @ 10:05 AM by Phil Hodel
Having a good school system doesn't mean everything is perfect. Here in Fayette County are some of the highest rated schools in the state and nation. Still, some of the children are hungry.
What can a teacher do for a student who can't concentrate because of hunger? Some decided to use their own personal funds to provide food. That is dedication. Midwest Food Bank reached out to offer our …
Published: February 23rd 2018 @ 12:05 PM by Phil Hodel
We held our semi-annual agency round table on Tuesday, January 30. This is an opportunity for MFB to provide updates on our operation and plans for the future. This was also a chance for idea sharing between us and the agencies and for the agencies with each other.
Midwest Food Bank Georgia held a special distribution for the 67 partner agencies who attended. Thanks to the hard work of 30 …
Published: February 2nd 2018 @ 12:15 PM by Phil Hodel
January was a big month for Midwest Food Bank Georgia. It was our single biggest distribution month ever. We gave away 59,187 cases of food. We are currently serving 309 not-for-profit agencies from 46 counties in 5 states.
None of this would be possible without our generous donors. Food and funds provide meals for the many in need who we serve.
The other half of the equation is …
Published: September 2nd 2017 @ 2:00 PM by Phil Hodel
We asked for support and our community responded. We had over 450 volunteers join us this morning to help sort and repackage disaster relief supplies. WOW, just WOW. Thanks to the work some AWESOME volunteers this morning, our truck is loaded and ready to depart Monday morning. We are blessed to live in a community that cares. Much more will be needed to be done in the coming …