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FedEx Impact Feeds the Need

Food bank.jpg.jpeg Volunteers are vital to Mid-South Food Bank's mission. With a lean staff focused on accessing and distributing food, we rely on volunteers to do the bulk of the work with making donated food ready for distribution. The Food Bank could not distribute food efficiently to our 31-county service area without the help of volunteers who sort and repack donated food, stock the shelves at our Agency Mart and fill the boxes with food for the BackPack Program. Volunteers also help at special events and at the Food Bank office.

FedEx is a long-time supporter of Mid-South Food Bank. In 2013, FedEx provided 400 volunteer hours to Mid-South Food Bank. Representing 13 different departments, the work of 176 volunteers enabled the Food Bank to distribute 26,568 meals with an estimated payroll savings of $8,856!..