Midwest Food Bank sending disaster relief to Texas and Nebraska

Midwest Food Bank partnered with The Salvation Army to get 1,000 boxes put on a truck and shipped out to help. (Photo Midwest Food Bank)


MORTON – Midwest Food Bank in Morton is sending disaster relief to Nebraska and Texas.

A tornado in Omaha, Nebraska, and severe flooding in East Texas, has left many in need of food, supplies and shelter.

Midwest Food Bank partnered with The Salvation Army to get 1,000 boxes put on a truck and shipped out to help.

Each box is filled with snacks, non-perishable foods, and emergency supplies.

Lisa Martin with Midwest Food Bank said it’s incredibly rewarding being able to help someone in need.

“People are displaced from their homes and in need of some of that quick, accessible food that is not always available once a natural disaster comes in. So yeah, there’s hundreds and thousands of families that are facing just immediate food relief,” said Martin.

They’ll send out their next shipment tomorrow, which will go to Houston.

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