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Food Bank Item of the Month for December is Canned Soup


The Food Bank for the Heartland Item of the Month for December is canned soup. Please place your items in the designated Food Bank box at the breakfast gathering.

On November 4, 2021, the Food Bank for the Heartland celebrated its 40th anniversary. Start- ed in 1981 at a warehouse at 50th and Hamilton in Omaha, the Food Bank distributed 38,800 pounds of food through 21 partners in its first year. Their network has since grown to 589 partners and they provided more than 44 mil- lion pounds of food (including food distributed through SNAP) in 2021!

This wraps up our giving to the Food Bank for 2021. YOU are making a difference to our neighbors in need. Here’s a look back at your giving for the entire 2021 year:

Peanut Butter46 jars
Mac & Cheese224 boxes
Cereal97 boxes
Canned Vegetables175 cans
Canned Pasta123 cans
Pork & Beans60 cans
Pancake Mix38 boxes
Pasta & Sauce16 boxes
10 cans sauce
Boxed Meals126 boxes
Canned Soup???
Monetary donations
(This includes our Virtual Food Drive,
Parade Laps at DEs, and Club donations)