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May
7
2018

Why we do what we do

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.

 

  • How many people appreciate what foster families really do for kids?  We do, and that’s why we support organizations like …
Apr
23
2018

Blessing the children

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 …

Feb
23
2018

Agency Round-Table

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 …

Feb
2
2018

Our volunteers continue to amaze us

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 …

Sep
2
2017

Wow. Amazing volunteers!

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 …

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