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A Generous Spirit

A Generous Spirit

July 28, 2022 in Volunteer Spotlight

Here’s a behind-the-scenes tidbit about the Volunteer Spotlight: during the interview, the volunteer is often asked for two words that describe themselves. People tend to be modest.

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The Price of Free Delivery

The Price of Free Delivery

July 11, 2022 in Charlie's Corner Harvest Time Newsletter

Ozarks Food Harvest is a big operation. It’s not just a food bank, it’s a hunger-relief network with 270 partner charities, eight direct relief programs, and volunteer gardens to grow fresh produce. Plus, it’s a mass food distribution system that covers 28 counties – over 20,000 square miles – and distributes 70% of the charitable food in the Ozarks.

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Teens at the Table

Teens at the Table

July 11, 2022 in Harvest Time Newsletter

Jerod Morey has a front row seat to the complicated world of teenagers and has witnessed how summer hunger, especially for teens, can be a struggle. “They want to be included and accepted, and they want to have a meal in front of them. Not everyone has those things.” Morey said.

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Connection and Community

Connection and Community

June 13, 2022 in Volunteer Spotlight

Sharon Cook is a problem-solver. Once an engineer and a manager, she has sharpened her analytical skills to a fine point. When facing retirement, she had to decide what to do with her time, and she knew she wanted to give back to her community.

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