FORT MYERS, FL, June 1, 2021 – At the start of the pandemic last year, Midwest Food Bank Florida made a commitment to the community and remained open. To do that, MFB had to adjust its volunteer model. Fewer people were allowed in volunteer groups to accommodate the need for social distancing. At the same time, the need for emergency food assistance rose sharply.
Now that Covid restrictions are loosening, people are comfortable with returning to volunteerism. MFB Florida welcomes people back and eagerly anticipates an increase in the number of volunteers.
“Volunteers are core to the MFB mission,” says Karl Steidinger, Executive Director of Midwest Food Bank Florida. “We are excited to welcome volunteer groups looking to serve together.”
Over 99¢ of every dollar donated to Midwest Food Bank Florida goes into its feeding programs and services. A large volunteer base is credited for this amazing figure. Two of MFB’s values are Embracing Our Communities and Empowering Volunteers. Interested individuals, families, and groups should contact Midwest Food Bank Florida. Find more information at midwestfoodbank.org.
Midwest Food Bank has 12 locations, including 10 in the U.S. and one each in East Africa and Haiti. For more information about Midwest Food Bank (of MFB Location), please visit their website at midwestfoodbank.org.
Midwest Food Bank (“MFB”) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) charity. As a faith-based organization, it is the mission of Midwest Food Bank to share the love of Christ by alleviating hunger and malnutrition locally and throughout the world and providing disaster relief; all without discrimination. Our vision is to provide industry-leading food relief to those in need while feeding them spiritually.