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Bringing relief to disaster workers

Published: March 8th 2017 @ 1:30 PM by Phil Hodel

   A wildfire burned hundreds of acres of grassland in Miami-Dade County, Florida over the weekend, producing dangerous smoke. High winds contributed to the spread of the fire, creating a possible disaster situation.

   Midwest Food Bank Florida donated and delivered water and supplies to the Collier County Sheriff's Office for agencies working together to contain this devastating disaster. Thank you to all of the men and women who are …


Shopping at Amazon can benefit MFB

Published: February 23rd 2017 @ 11:10 AM by Phil Hodel

Amazon Smile is a program that directs 0.5% of the price of your purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. It's the same Amazon - same prices, same service. You are simply telling Amazon where you would like their chartable donations to go.

When you sign up, you will be asked which charity you would like Amazon to support. In the search field, enter "Midwest …


Monthly distribution

Published: February 3rd 2017 @ 2:00 PM by Phil Hodel

Once a month, we do a direct food distribution at the Cape Coral Veterans Memorial sponsored by the Gunterberg Foundation. It's an amazing opportunity for us to see the people on the receiving end of our donations. Here are some pictures of our most recent distribution. Take note of the group posed in front of the MFB truck. It's Heidi Basik with a group from Riverside Church. They came out …


New volunteer group now a regular

Published: January 19th 2017 @ 1:30 PM by Phil Hodel

At a missions event at her church, Karen Linklater heard about the volunteer opportunities we have at Midwest Food Bank Florida. The stories she heard sparked a passion in her. Karen is now a lead volunteer here, and a group from her church, Faith UMC, recently gave of their time to help those in need.

Faith UMC is now planning a monthly volunteer time at MFB - on Saturdays, so …


Auction item list, so far

Published: January 9th 2017 @ 1:00 PM by Phil Hodel

Fort Myers Midwest Food Bank Gala and Auction

January 14, 2017


Appetizers and Auction Preview - 4:30 pm

Dinner and Auction - 5:30 pm

Tickets are $50 each or $400 for a table of 8

Call Midwest Food Bank Florida 239.690-1722


Auction Items        


1. Ark Encounter Package …

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