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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Spark Change

Want to help write a $60,000 check to The Food Bank? Vote 1 time per day (September 15 – October 5)  #FightHunger Please Share!
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Hunger Action Month (HAM)

This month long campaign is designed to raise awareness of and support for Food Bank efforts in our 32 county service area.   We would love for you to join us for our HAM events:   Thursday, Sept. 4 – Hunger Action Day: The Food Bank invites everyone in the community to join...
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SCORE Against Hunger Campaign in its 20th Year!

The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri is proud to be a part of the Score Against Hunger campaign, involving MU Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel, the Missouri Tigers and food banks in Missouri.  This is the 20th year for this amazing program.  During the previous 19...
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New Agencies

We have recently brought on two new agencies. The first being the Central Missouri Foster Care Adoption Association. This Agency will operate out of Cole county and provide food to foster families, as well as, the general public who visit their distribution. They were an agency...
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Century Link

COLUMBIA, MO – On a national level, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) employees and the company’s local communities collected 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 in the 2014 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Feed the Children Food Drive, which took place June 2-13 in hundreds of company...
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