Shelley in Wonderland!

In 2011 at The Food Bank, my eyes were opened as a new world rose before me. No longer was I a journalist gathering stories for broadcast, protected by the bonds of the First Amendment, unbiased and in auto-mode because the next deadline would be cruising along in 30 minutes. I...
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Employee Spotlight

Each month we take a moment to focus on one of our many hard working employees. This month we are excited to spotlight long time employee Neal Loyd.
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CLOSINGS

The Food Bank Volunteer Room, Central Pantry and the Jefferson City Mobile will be closed Saturday February 21st due to the severe weather
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Crunching the Numbers

GRANT WRITER By: Shelley Becker Grant Writer: Four year mark! I crossed it January 24th and when I look back, I realize I’ve been doing this all my life. Ever since I can remember I have found myself writing, archiving, listing, recording, organizing—if there needed to be a...
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Runners Defy Low Temperatures to Fight Hunger

More than 75 runners and 42 volunteers braved sub-freezing temperatures Saturday morning at The Food Bank’s Hunger Run in Columbia. “Though we didn’t meet our goal of $10,000, the $9,345 that was raised will allow us to provide 140,175 lbs. of food to people in need this holiday...
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Food Bank Wins $60,000 With Your Help!

Walmart gave away $3 million Monday and because enough mid-Missourians voted for The Food Bank for Central & Northeast, The Food Bank will receive a check for $60,000! Fight Hunger Spark Change was an online voting contest and the country’s 50 Food Banks that had the most...
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Lindsay Lopez

Lindsay Young Lopez Selected as the New Executive Director

Lindsay Young Lopez has been selected as the new executive director for The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. Her selection comes as a result of the upcoming retirement of long time executive director Peggy Kirkpatrick. Lindsay is a graduate of the University of...
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Truman State University

Be Someone’s Hope, Donate

Dr. Darson Rhodes and her fall semester students are providing the brain power and manpower for this major fundraising campaign in Kirksville! Every $100 raised means 1,250 more meals for hungry families in the Kirksville area. Schedule of Activities: Family Weeken...
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