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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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Charlie O’Reilly: Report highlights good work at ofh

April 20, 2016 in Charlie's Corner

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

Each spring, the team at Ozarks Food Harvest produces an honor roll of donors and annual report that highlights the great work made possible by the many loyal supporters of The Food Bank.

I’ll share with you just some of the highlights that I enjoyed reading, but please pick up a copy of your own at Ozarks Food Harvest or read it online.

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Bart Brown: Giving motivated by need, personal stories

April 20, 2016 in Bart's Hope Notes

View More: http://twintownstudios.pass.us/ozark-food-harvestOzarks Food Harvest’s donors are simply incredible. We could not do what we do without you. Your care for the Ozarks and those who are struggling with hunger is unmatched.

I know that each gift of yourself and your treasure to The Food Bank is a sacrifice. You are choosing to spend your valuable time and hard-earned dollars helping others. I hope you know how thankful we are.

Here at Ozarks Food Harvest, we wanted to learn more about what makes you want to give and why you are concerned for your struggling neighbors.

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Fish Drive reels in nearly 1,000 pounds

Fish Drive reels in nearly 1,000 pounds

April 10, 2016 in Harvest Time Newsletter

During Lent, Ozarks Food Harvest asked area churches and community partners to collect fish in cans or pouches for the second annual Fish Drive, a food drive focused on donations of high-protein fish.

The eight churches and organizations that participated collected a total of 929 pounds of food — providing 774 meals for children, families and seniors in the Ozarks. This exceeded last year’s total by 360 pounds.

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