Ozarks Food Harvest receives $5,000 gift from Neale & Newman, LLP

December 22, 2021

Donation will help provide meals for children, families and seniors facing hunger across the Ozarks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Ozarks Food Harvest received a $5,000 donation from Neale & Newman this month to help fight hunger in southwest Missouri. This donation will help The Food Bank provide more than 20,000 meals for the 1 in 5 children and 1 in 6 adults that face hunger in the Ozarks.

“This donation comes at a great time as we continue to deal with an increased demand for food and disruptions to the supply chain,” said Bart Brown, president/CEO of Ozarks Food Harvest. “We’re so grateful to Neale & Newman for helping provide meals to families facing hunger in southwest Missouri this holiday season.”

Ozarks Food Harvest—the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri— reaches nearly 30,000 individuals
weekly and provides more than 23 million meals annually across its 28-county service area. For every dollar donated, 96 cents goes directly towards food distribution.

“Neale & Newman is honored to help Ozark Food Harvest,” said Daniel Wooten, managing partner at Neale & Newman. This $5,000 donation is in honor of our clients and in recognition of our shared value to help others that are in need.”

Founded in 1903, Neale & Newman is an established Springfield law firm that offers legal services locally and around the globe. Most of the lawyers were raised in the Ozarks, and the company is deeply committed to improving the lives of individuals in the community.

Since 2009, Neale & Newman has donated more than $83,000 to Ozarks Food Harvest to help solve the issue of hunger in southwest Missouri.

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About Ozarks Food Harvest — The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving 270 hunger-relief organizations across 28 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank provides 22 million meals annually to more than 261,000 unduplicated individuals. Learn more at, or

About Neale & Newman
Neale & Newman, L.L.P. is an established law firm with some of the most trusted lawyers in Springfield that offer a wealth of experience. Since 1903, the firm has established a longstanding culture of service as one of its key values. You can learn more about Neale and Newman at or