Category: newsletter

Spring Newsletter 2022

Relief After The Storm The February Ice Storm impacted families across the Greater Memphis Area. Businesses identified the damages and partnered with Mid-South Food Bank to replace meals for families that lost food during the power outage. Special thanks to Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW), International Paper, and others who helped us distribute nutritious meals to thousands of our neighbors in need. Groceries and hot meals were given to children, families, and seniors who were without... Read More
Posted by Courtney Mickens at 31 May 2022

Summer Newsletter 2021

Taking the kitchen on the road Mobile Kids Cafés Our community is continuously changing, and Mid-South Food Bank is evolving to meet the needs of some of our society's most vulnerable members - children facing hunger. The child nutrition team opened the Food Bank’s first Kids Cafe in 2004 and grew the program housed in Boys & Girls Clubs and Girls, Inc. Twice a week children are served hot, nutritious meals and learned about healthy food. Over the past 17 years, many o... Read More
Posted by Haley Scruggs at 23 August 2021

Spring Newsletter 2021

Turning Hunger into Hope for 40 years Mid-South Food Bank Milestone The Food Bank has come a long way since 1981 when it was founded as a MIFA program. In the past 40 years, we've grown to include more than 300 partner agencies, distributing nearly 400 million pounds of food throughout our 31-county service area. Now we're rising to the challenge brought to us by a global pandemic as 397,570 people in our community are living food insecure. Many have never needed help from the Food... Read More
Posted by Haley Scruggs at 11 May 2021