Published: June 18th 2018 @ 2:45 PM by Peter Goddard
Friday, June 15, 2018, greeted us with radiant sunshine for the third annual Midwest Food Bank Golf Outing. Though it was a hot day, the LORD blessed us with a breeze, sunscreen, and many smiles - a great reminder of how fortunate we are.
Golfers began registering at 11 am and received a delicious lunch provided by Chick-Fil-A. After we prayed over the day and MFB, the golfers zoomed …
Published: June 12th 2018 @ 4:20 PM by Peter Goddard
Illinois weather. If it's not what you want, stick around. It'll change soon.
So it happened on Saturday, June 9, the day of the Food Bank Flyer, a bike ride to benefit Midwest Food Bank. The morning was beautiful for a bike ride, cool with no breeze. Suddenly, storm clouds appeared and a much-needed heavy rainfall began.
It was much-needed, but not very convenient for a bike ride. …
Published: May 3rd 2018 @ 10:35 AM by Peter Goddard
When our current facility was purchased and renovated, generous donors approached us with a unique vision - an area for volunteering, meeting, recreation and eating. The end result is the community center, an interconnected kitchen/dining space, conference room, service project space and two basketball/volleyball courts. Groups can meet, work on a volunteer project, shoot some hoops and enjoy a pizza. It's a way Midwest Food Bank can give back to a …
Published: April 10th 2018 @ 3:35 PM by Phil Hodel
Senior day! For many people of a certain age, this phrase means a day doing something fun. After all, when you're a senior in high school, you are the king or queen of your domain.
At Tri-Valley High School, Tuesday April 10, 2018 was senior day. The rest of the school was taking those all-important tests and the seniors were allowed to skip. Their chioces were: take a college …
Published: April 5th 2018 @ 2:20 PM by Phil Hodel
"I am appreciative of Midwest Food Bank's service to those in need," says Larry Dietz, President of Illinois State University. That appreciation led Dietz to bring his cabinet for an extended visit Tuesday, April 3.
After meeting CFO Eric Hodel and Executive Director Chad Bevers, the group toured our facility. To complete the experience, they stayed and volunteered. It was MFB's distribution week, so there was plenty to do. The …