In the Ozarks, many households are just one unexpected misfortune away from difficult financial choices. Job loss, health issues, disasters, and numerous other setbacks can mean having to choose between paying the bills and buying groceries.
Food Fight is back! Springfield Public Schools will compete February 28 – March 11 for the title of Food Fight champ while raising meals for our neighbors facing hunger. Since 2011, Food Fight has helped provide more than 300,000 meals. We hope you’ll join the fight!
After volunteering with Ozarks Food Harvest for six years, Don Landon knows the impact that volunteering can have on everyone involved. During his time at The Food Bank, Don has found both fulfillment and lifelong friendships, and he now looks forward to his time here every week.
The holiday season brings with it a reminder that meals bring people together. Many people look forward to eating warm comfort foods and sharing side dishes.
The McClure family is a busy family of seven. With five children between the ages of 12 to 18, juggling sports, extracurricular activities, and careers means the McClures have a lot on their plates.
For the 10th year in a row, Ozarks Food Harvest has earned the highest rating of 4 out of 4 possible stars from Charity Navigator, the largest and most-trusted evaluator of charities in the United States.
You’ve likely heard about and experienced the effects of the current supply chain crisis—it’s causing an increase in pricing and a shortage of goods in many areas, and we’re all feeling it.
As we celebrated the holidays last year, we had no idea that our community would be so dramatically impacted by the pandemic for a second holiday season.
Whether it’s a family of twelve, an elderly widow, or a homeless person, Helping Hands Ministry is there to serve its hungry neighbors.
Impressed. That is how Darlene Coatney describes her time working for West Central Missouri Community Action Agency in St. Clair County.