RIVER BEND FOODBANK MOVES TO DAVENPORT Print
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Written by Caren Laughlin   
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 11:34

60,000 square foot facility will greatly increase the Foodbank’s capacity to feed the hungry in its 17 Illinois counties and 5 Iowa counties

 

WHAT:  Press Conference/Tour of River Bend Foodbank’s new facilities

 

WHERE:  4010 Kimmel Drive, Davenport, Iowa      

WHEN:  11 a.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2014

WHY:  To announce the Foodbank’s move to a new location and hold a press tour of our new facilities

 

 

 

River Bend Foodbank is the largest hunger relief organization in the Quad Cities and surrounding communities, distributing more than 8 million lbs of food annually to more than 300 charitable feeding programs throughout a 22 county service area in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Childhood hunger programs include the Backpack Program which provides up to 1700 Quad City children with nourishing food to take home on the weekends during the school year, the Kids Café Program providing evening meals to children at three sites, and the Mobile Food Pantry which directly feeds thousands of families each month.