Bart Brow: OFH earns perfect score

July 27, 2016 in Bart's Hope Notes Food Bank News Harvest Time Newsletter

View More: it comes to hunger relief, I’m proud to say that Ozarks Food Harvest is one of the most effective nonprofits in the nation.

Seeing firsthand how hard the staff and volunteers work to provide food for our struggling neighbors is incredible. And so many of you generously give of your treasure to ensure no one goes hungry.

While I’ve always known of the great work being done here at Ozarks Food Harvest, the leading evaluator of nonprofits nationwide helped make that abundantly clear this June.

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Charlie O’Reilly: Stand up for food access

July 27, 2016 in Charlie's Corner Harvest Time Newsletter

Charlie's Corner3Greetings from the O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief!

Our elected state and federal representatives are making decisions every day that affect our way of life and well-being.

As supporters of Ozarks Food Harvest, I believe it is our responsibility to stand up against proposed changes that would make it harder for our neighbors to get the food assistance they desperately need. Access to food should be a right of all Americans.

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Feeding programs give kids hope

July 27, 2016 in Harvest Time Newsletter

Cover article_PresleyOne in four children in the Ozarks are at risk of going hungry

Thousands of children living right here in the Ozarks have a secret — they are hungry.

Some of these kids are hungry every day, and some might experience it only on the weekends of the school year or when they aren’t in summer programs. But for the one in four kids facing this struggle, it is a painful reality.

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Commitment to distributing fresh produce helps families

Commitment to distributing fresh produce helps families

April 20, 2016 in Harvest Time Newsletter

Each week, the neighbors surrounding Weller Community Church come together to provide fresh produce for people to take home to their families.

When Ozarks Food Harvest’s truck arrives at the Springfield church to drop off the produce, volunteers Emily and Ericka work with others sorting the fruits and vegetables to prepare for the day’s distribution.

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