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Ozarks Food Harvest doles out $86K to agencies

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Ozarks Food Harvest has committed financial aid to several of its nonprofit member pantries, awarding grant money totaling $86,000 to 19 organizations.

The infrastructure grants, which range from $2,500 to $5,000 apiece, were awarded to Ozarks Food Harvest member agencies in its 28-county southwest Missouri service area, according to a news release. The funding comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Infrastructure funding was provided to:
  •     Crosslines–Springfield;
  •     Heart of the Ozarks/Hand Extended–Springfield;
  •     Southwest Missouri Indian Center–Springfield;
  •     Ash Grove Food Pantry;
  •     Calvary Temple Love Center–Mountain Grove;
  •     Community Baptist Church–Lebanon;
  •     Crosslines–Lebanon;
  •     God's Storehouse–Hartville;
  •     Helping Hands Community Food Pantry–Eagle Rock;
  •     L-Life Inc.–Lebanon;
  •     Liberty Grace Mission–Granby;
  •     Lifeway Center/Shepherd's Nook–Salem;
  •     My Neighbor's Pantry dba Christian Action Ministries Food Pantry of Forsyth;
  •     Ozark County Food Pantry–Gainesville;
  •     Rock Springs Baptist Food Bank–Seligman;
  •     St. Clair County Food Pantry;
  •     St. Joseph's Catholic Church–Billings;
  •     West Central Missouri Community Action Agency–St. Clair County; and
  •     WCMCAA–Hickory County.
Ozarks Food Harvest President and CEO Bart Brown said in the release the grant funding will help each pantry purchase a refrigerator, a freezer or both, and some pantries will use the funding for food purchases and existing feeding programs.[[In-content Ad]]

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