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Empty Bowls sets record

Empty Bowls sets record

October 10, 2016 in Harvest Time Newsletter

Artists and community members came together this September for the most successful Empty Bowls yet. The third annual fundraiser held at Panera Bread raised $7,440, selling all 220 handcrafted bowls donated by nearly 60 local artists.

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Giving back makes big impact on boys’ facility

Giving back makes big impact on boys’ facility

July 27, 2016 in Harvest Time Newsletter Volunteer Spotlight

When 14-year-old Maisen arrived at Datema House, an alternative school and group home for teenage boys part of the Missouri Division of Youth Services, he was not excited at first about participating in community service.

“I thought it was going to be terrible,” he shared. “But when we got to Ozarks Food Harvest, it was really fun when I got to find out what we were actually doing — helping feed people.”

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Denise Gibson: Supporters raise awareness

July 27, 2016 in From Denise's Desk Harvest Time Newsletter

Denise 10Thirty-eight-year-old Amy often worries if she’ll have enough food to feed her kids.

“As a single parent it’s a struggle to provide to my four children,” she shared. “Sometimes it’s more difficult to provide for my kids during the summer months. I just work more to make up for the difference, but that’s hard on my family, too.”

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