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Thank you for choosing The Food Bank

Thank you for choosing The Food Bank

December 1, 2020 in From Denise's Desk Harvest Time Newsletter

I want to take a moment to personally thank you for your dedication to our hunger-relief efforts. Your support of our mission of Transforming Hunger into Hope means so much to everyone here at The Food Bank. Whether you have supported us for 15 years or a few weeks, we can’t thank you enough. You help ensure that our neighbors have something to eat—during the holidays and throughout the year.

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The gift of hope

The gift of hope

December 1, 2020 in Charlie's Corner Harvest Time Newsletter

The holiday season is a time to reflect and be thankful. I would like to extend my personal thanks and tell you how grateful I am for the support you show to Ozarks Food Harvest throughout the year. It’s donors like you who make a difference and inspire hope for a better, brighter future for so many people in the Ozarks.

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Food and fun at the YMCA

Food and fun at the YMCA

November 9, 2020 in Agency Spotlight

With a fitness center and child care program, the YMCA is a fun place to be. While it’s good for recreation, the organization also has a mission to help the community get food.

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Fighting hunger, one box at a time

Fighting hunger, one box at a time

November 2, 2020 in Volunteer Spotlight

For the past 11 years, Danny Edwards has dedicated his time to volunteering. Following a career of working with computers, Danny started helping with patient escort at both Mercy and Cox North hospitals in Springfield. After reaching more than 6,000 hours with each hospital, Danny was unable to keep volunteering due to the coronavirus pandemic. He started searching for other opportunities and discovered The Food Bank.

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A giving spirit and a tight-knit community

A giving spirit and a tight-knit community

October 21, 2020 in Agency Spotlight

In 1984, compassionate people in Nevada, Missouri, wanted to feed their neighbors who were experiencing hunger. Over time, these individuals noticed other needs—like a lack of employment and educational opportunities—in their community. With goals of feeding and supporting their local neighbors, these generous people created Nevada Community Outreach.

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The force behind fund drives

The force behind fund drives

October 4, 2020 in From Denise's Desk Harvest Time Newsletter

We’re so grateful for all of the organizations, businesses, families and individuals that host fund drives on behalf of Ozarks Food Harvest. Did you know that these partnerships bring in more than $100,000 in donations every year? Fund drives are very important to The Food Bank—and they serve as a simple way to raise funds and awareness for the issue of hunger.

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