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FFA club enjoys volunteering

FFA club enjoys volunteering

December 20, 2016 in Harvest Time Newsletter Volunteer Spotlight

Students from Logan-Rogersville High School’s FFA club have given more than 600 hours of volunteer time to Ozarks Food Harvest over the past three years.

Faculty advisor Jayson Shriver said the work of The Food Bank fits well with his farming and agriculture club. And the students enjoy the opportunity to give back.

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Bart Brown: Hunger linked to health

December 20, 2016 in Bart's Hope Notes Harvest Time Newsletter

View More: http://twintownstudios.pass.us/ozark-food-harvestThe holiday season is a time when many of us think about food more often than the rest of the year. With Thanksgiving dinners and Christmas parties with family and friends, it’s certainly the season of eating.

The folks we provide meals to across the Ozarks are also thinking about food this time of year, and all year long. But unfortunately, thinking about food when hungry leaves our neighbors feeling afraid and anxious.

When you don’t have enough to make ends meet, and food seems out of reach, too many of the people we serve don’t feel they have the ability to buy smart at the grocery store to supplement food from our pantries.

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Tractor pull raises funds for Billings agency

Tractor pull raises funds for Billings agency

December 15, 2016 in Agency Spotlight

The Annual Billings Antique Classic Tractor Pull is a tradition at the Billings Community Fair. Among the freshly painted antique tractors, bright lights of the Ferris wheel and enticing food carts are community members who care about their hungry neighbors.

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Food helps families through holidays

December 15, 2016 in Harvest Time Newsletter

Help holidaysFor years, Michelle and her two kids lived on just $280 a month.

“There were a lot of times when we didn’t have a whole lot and were just trying to get by,” she said.

Even after qualifying for SNAP, or food stamps, the family still struggled to have enough every month for food. A single mom, Michelle isn’t able to work due to a disability.

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