You can help provide meals this winter through Food Fight!
“It’s hard to imagine how many people need our services until you get involved in this kind of work,” says Mendy Sinden, director of the Dixon Area Caring Center.
Recently, Harter House in Nixa, MO raised more than $16,000 during their Check Out Hunger campaign with Ozarks Food Harvest.
The Food Bank’s Legacy of Hope Society offers planned giving opportunities to people who want to be a difference-maker in our community for future generations.
Economic uncertainty and inflation have been felt by thousands of households across the Ozarks. The pandemic is still very much a part
of our lives and continues to impact the economy and household budgets.
Again and again, I witness the importance of collaboration. As someone who grew up in this community, I recognize the hard work of countless leaders, volunteers and citizens who work to make our lives better.
The SeniorAge Center in Marshfield, MO serves nearly 100 meals a day and delivers food to 70 seniors each month, driving 600 miles across Webster, Wright and Laclede counties to make sure everyone has the food they need.
When Dave and Darien Harmer first heard about the Weekend Backpack Program, they knew it was a cause they wanted to support. With a son in high school, the issue felt personal.
After hearing about the Weekend Backpack Program on the radio during Ozarks Food Harvest’s annual Hungerthon, the Harmers realized this would be an opportunity to help local children while teaching their son, Matt, that food insecurity can affect anyone, even fellow classmates.