Ozarks Food Harvest receives $7,500 gift from Neale & Newman, LLP

December 27, 2018

Donation will help provide meals for food insecure children, families and seniors across the Ozarks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Ozarks Food Harvest recently received a $7,500 donation from Neale & Newman to help fight hunger in southwest Missouri. The generous gift will allow The Food Bank to provide more support for the 1 in 5 children and 1 in 7 adults that suffer from food insecurity in the Ozarks.

“We’re honored to receive this support from Neale & Newman,” said Denise Gibson, development and communication director at Ozarks Food Harvest. “This kind gift will make a big impact in the lives of many families facing hunger this winter, when the cost of utilities rise and having enough money left for groceries becomes more difficult.”

Ozarks Food Harvest—the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri—serves more than 261,000 unduplicated individuals each year in 28 counties throughout the Ozarks, and every one dollar donated provides four meals to people in need. With both food and fund donations, The Food Bank provides more than 1.4 million meals per month to children, families and seniors in need.

“Neale & Newman is honored to help Ozark Food Harvest,” said Paul White, managing partner at Neale & Newman. “This $7,500 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 gifted more than $73,000 toward hunger relief in the Ozarks and has a longstanding history of supporting the local community.

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About Ozarks Food Harvest — The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, providing food to 270 organizations across 28 Ozarks counties serving 261,000 unduplicated individuals. The Food Bank provides more than 17 million meals annually. 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