Ozarks Food Harvest FY15 Annual Report

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Transforming Hunger into Hope for 1 in 4 people in the Ozarks



No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.


-Charles Dickens

FROM THE BOARD PRESIDENT & CEO: Your belief in our mission of Transforming Hunger into Hope is crucial to helping thousands of people across the Ozarks in need of food. Thank you for your support in solving hunger for our community.


or yet another year, we saw record growth. In FY 2015, Ozarks Food Harvest provided 14 million meals to those in need through our network of hunger-relief partners. We know that every meal has a story behind it. And each person who gives of their time, food and funds is shaping our collective story of solving hunger in the Ozarks. From the food retailer with a passion for helping others, to the farmer sharing his crops, to the family supporting their community with their treasure and to the child collecting cans of food instead of birthday presents. It takes a community of people, working side-by-side with The Food Bank, to ensure fewer people go to bed hungry. This year we’re proud of what

we accomplished together. For the people who benefit from your generosity, food is more than a meal. It relieves a burden for people who just don’t know how they will make ends meet. This simple gift can truly change someone’s life. Cassie is a 36-year-old mother of two who gets food from a pantry in Springfield. “When things get hard, you keep wiping your feet at the door and you just keep going,” she shared. “My husband works, but when you pay for utilities, rent, car payment and health insurance payments, we’re broke. It is not enough,

and I wish it was.” Cassie says the food from the pantry gives her one less worry, and she knows that she’ll get through this difficult time. “The food is a great help to our family ... for Ozarks Food Harvest to provide food for the people in need is them being a blessing,” she said. “I think Ozarks Food Harvest has the key about loving thy neighbor.” When you give to Ozarks Food Harvest, you’re providing an essential gift — hope. On behalf of all the people we serve, thank you for all you do to help us solve hunger in the Ozarks. We’re so grateful.



Board President


President Mike Pinkston – Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. President-Elect Tamara de Wild – O’Reilly Auto Parts Secretary Dr. Meera Scarrow – Mercy Hospital – Springfield Treasurer Tommy Wohlgemuth – SGC Foodservice


Todd Sherman – Kraft Heinz Past President Tim Bellanti – Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Dr. John Buckner – Ferrell Duncan Clinic Jim Guthrie – Prime Inc. Bob Lawson, Jr. – BKD, LLP Mike Mattson – Guaranty Bank Matt Miller – The Vecino Group Gary Naab – General Mills, Inc. Retired

Board of Directors Jill Reynolds – Commerce Trust Company Kenny Ross – Morelock-Ross Builders Krystal Russell – Spectrum Accounting and Payroll Vault James Wilson – NewStream Enterprises, a subsidiary of SRC Holdings Chad Young – Cameron Insurance James Young – Bus Andrews Equipment, Inc.



Ozarks Food Harvest is distributing more food and helping more people than ever thanks to supporters like you. The Food Bank can Transform Hunger into Hope for 260,000 children, families and seniors every year because of your generosity. Thank you for giving and for your commitment to Ozarks Food Harvest’s mission.

Ozarks Food Harvest and its hunger-relief partners serve 28 counties in the Ozarks. Each week 30,000 unique individuals receive food assistance from The Food Bank’s network. Thank you for helping to provide this life-saving support.

Corporate & Foundation Donors $25,000-$200,000+

Anonymous Female Leaders in Philanthropy, an initiative of the United Way of the Ozarks, Inc. Hulston Family Foundation J.R. Albert Foundation, Inc. Kraft Heinz, thanks to Feeding America The Musgrave Foundation The Tal & Rosalie O’Reilly Wooten Family Foundation Walmart Foundation

$10,000 - $24,999


3M Foundation American Direct Marketing Resources Arvest Bank – Springfield

Bank of America Charitable Foundation City of Springfield – Department of Planning & Development General Mills, Inc. Give Ozarks Day, Community Foundation of the Ozarks James & Cathy Moore Fund J. Elizabeth McCain Charitable Trust Mercy Hospital – Springfield Missouri Food Bank Association Missouri Foundation for Health Nutra Blend LLC The Pearl Foundation Rotary Club of Springfield Southeast Scott F. Harrell & Associates Turner Family Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

Arvest Bank – Joplin Charlie & Mary Beth O’Reilly Foundation CoxHealth CS & M Foundation EFWHA Charitable Fund, Community Foundation of the Ozarks Herschend Family Foundation Invest an Acre, thanks to Feeding America Lelia Heuer Foundation Missouri State Employee Charitable Campaign Monsanto, thanks to Feeding America Neale & Newman, LLP Ozarks Health Advocacy Foundation Pleasant Home Baptist Church Prime Inc. Professional Transportation Center, LLC

Since moving to the O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief in 2009, The Food Bank has more than doubled its impact on southwest Missouri. Ozarks Food Harvest distributed over 16.8 million pounds of food in FY15. 16 14 12 10 8 6 4



Russel E. Benway Trust SRC Automotive The Daily Events Thomas H. & Bonnie L. Reese Family Foundation

$2,500 - $4,999

Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Battery Outfitters Chicago Cares, Inc. Citizens Memorial Hospital FCS Financial Great Southern Bank JPMorgan Chase, thanks to Feeding America Lambda Chi Alpha, Drury University Missouri Bankers Association Missouri Employers Mutual - Columbia Missouri Trial Lawyers Care Fund Monsanto Fund





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If it wasn’t for Ozarks Food Harvest and their food program, I don’t know what I would do for my family. – Summer, mom of three

Ozark Empire Grocers Association Panera Bread Ridewell Suspensions Roy W. Slusher Foundation Springfield Church of God Seventh Day Springfield Elks Lodge #409 Tad K. Morlan, Attorney at Law True Rentals U.S. Bank Wesley UMC

$500 - $2,499

Abacus CPAs, LLC AC Component Specialists Advanced Jiffy Machine Products, Inc. All Saints Anglican Church Amtgard Archer Daniels Midland, thanks to Feeding America Arctic Food Equipment

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. AT&T Pioneers Springfield Club Baldwin & Associates Bank of America, thanks to Feeding America Bass Pro Shops BNSF Railroad Cabbages & Kings, LLC Caring Americans Trust Foundation, LLC Cassidy United Methodist Women Celebrity Attractions, Inc. Cherokee Middle School Christopher Saathoff Foundation Clark Rand Sales Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realtors, thanks to Judy Huntsman Commerce Bancshares Foundation Tom Davis Photography Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Computer Recycling Center, Inc July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


Together we FEED the Ozarks

In FY15, Ozarks Food Harvest distributed 14M meals, the equivalent of 16.8M pounds, and granted $240,000 to nearly 200 member agencies and programs throughout its 28-county service area. This amounts to a total value ST. CLAIR of $28.8M in food and funds. HICKORY VERNON













Corporate & Foundation Donors $500 - $2,499 cont.


CoxHealth – Monett Cox Roofing Co, LLC D. Scott Carruthers Dillons Stores Doug’s Pro Lube Dwight Cox Cattle Company EFCO Corporation Farmers Market of the Ozarks Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Ferrell Duncan Radiology Field Elementary First Graders First Christian Church of Republic First Congregational Church Foodtweeks, LLC Fraternal Order of Eagles #3934 Auxiliary Gathering Friends for the Homeless

General Mills, Inc., thanks to Feeding America Graceway Baptist Church Grand Crowne Resorts Greene County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Hamilton Family Charity Hessman Home Veterinarian Service Hiland Dairy Foods Hutchings Insurance Agency iHeartMedia, Inc. Ingram Enterprises, Inc. Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. John Marion Construction Kate’s Cove Kimball Family Foundation King’s Way UMC Kiwanis Club of West Plains



Kraft Heinz Foundation Lathrop & Gage, LLC Lawrenceburg UMC Little Caesars Pizza Masengales Shoe, Boot & Saddle Repair Maximum Media, Inc. McGregor Manufacturing Company McKinley Christian Church McKowen Family Dental Meek Chiropractic Mid-Am Metal Forming, Inc. Mid-Missouri Bank Midwest Dairy Association Miller Wolfe Enterprises, Inc. MK Enterprises, Inc. Monett Chamber of Commerce Nixon Family & Community Fund, Community Foundation of the Ozarks Old World Cottages

OFH MEALS AND GRANTS DISTRIBUTION BY COUNTY 1–2+M meals 500–999K meals 250–499K meals 65–249K meals






Barry Barton Cedar Christian Dade Dallas Dent Douglas Greene Hickory Howell Jasper Laclede Lawrence McDonald Newton Oregon Ozark Polk Pulaski Shannon St. Clair Stone Taney Texas Vernon Webster Wright Total

541,217 306,203 136,127 521,392 172,798 195,864 330,534 124,566 2,691,428 205,979 597,330 1,475,643 644,256 528,812 371,015 405,988 248,879 101,421 669,714 740,672 216,383 67,222 294,458 643,291 668,714 212,444 496,725 342,132 13,951,207

GRANTS $5,926 $2,000 $1,000 $14,500 $2,000 $2,500 $1,500 $103,794 $1,500 $12,500 $5,644 $4,500 $15,205 $2,000 $20,988 $2,000 $2,000 $1,500 $3,000 $2,000 $4,940 $11,500 $17,560 $240,057

VALUE $1,105,508 $624,309 $277,397 $1,087,171 $352,435 $400,377 $675,478 $252,952 $5,650,082 $420,554 $1,226,544 $3,014,533 $1,312,712 $1,090,960 $757,743 $847,987 $507,725 $206,015 $1,360,839 $1,510,398 $441,484 $138,492 $603,817 $1,315,228 $1,358,816 $436,109 $1,021,518 $712,069 $28,844,427

Meals include those provided by SNAP outreach. Additional meals were distributed to sister Feeding America food banks, serving Missouri and Arkansas counties outside OFH’s service area. Value is wholesale value of meals distributed and grants.

Ozarks Premier Carpet Care Penmac Personnel Services, Inc. Pennington Seed Poindexter Mechanical Plumbing & Heating Prince Custom Homes Rex Jones Family Registered, LLP Reynolds Family Foundation Roberts Family Trust Ron & Cyndi Douglas Foundation, Community Foundation of the Ozarks Rotary Club of West Plains Safety Equipment Company Sam’s Club – Springfield (El Camino Alto) Sanford & Associates Schneider Industries Southern Comfort Cabins & RV Resort Southwest Pumps & Filters, Inc. Springfield Collectors Club, Inc.

Springfield Conservation Nature Center Springfield Yellow Cab Company St. Thomas the Apostle Orthodox Church Stanton Strings The Cutting Edge The Prudential Foundation Thermal Solutions of Missouri, Inc. Thrivent Choice Giving TOMS, thanks to Feeding America Vance Chiropractic Inc. Vaughn Dirtworks, LLC Victory Life Church Vision Media Group, KADI 99.5 Walmart – Branson Walmart – Joplin (Range Line) Walmart – Republic Walmart – Springfield (Campbell) Walmart – Springfield (El Camino Alto) Walmart – Springfield (Glenstone)

Walmart – Springfield (Independence) Walnut Grove UMC WellPoint, thanks to Feeding America Wesley United Methodist Women West Plains Electric Supply, Inc. Williams Group Word of Life Ministries

Special thanks to all corporations and foundations that donated less than $500.

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


Af t e r - S c h o o l and Summer Fo o d s i te s s e r ve d

1 3 2 ,0 0 0 m ea l s a n d s n a c ks to kids in FY15

Individual Donors $10,000+

Timothy & Pamela Deffer Doug & Linda Duncan Jim & Anna Ferguson Brett Jeffryes Jim & Gaynell Magers Frank & Rita McClernon Mike & Becky Patton Dr. Roger & Pamela Schlemmer James & Candace Trogolo Dan & Sally Wise

$5,000 - $9,999


John & Melissa Beckwith Kathy Copeland Andy & Sue Ann Dalton Virginia Yohe & Andrew Dickey Lewis & Phillis Fox

Karl & Cathi Glassman Susan Holliday Dean Lasater James & Kathy McIntyre Eric & Joyce Nelson Calvin & Barbara Nossaman Charlie & Mary Beth O’Reilly David O’Reilly James & Susan Rozier Steve & Peggy Sheppard Lane & Gail Shumaker Tom & Marsha Slaight Jacob Thomas Virginia Thompson

$2,500 - $4,999

Mitchell & Tracie Ahrens Phyllis Anderson Donald & Mary Bonacker Carolyn Boss

Randy Brooks Robert Brown Quinten Cole John & Susan Cooper Drs. Ron & Mary Coulter Bill & Merrill Drummond Dorothy Earp Alma Hancock James Holland Harry & Susan Hom Ken & Lisa Jeffries Tommy & Camille Kellogg Steve & Jean Koenig Mildred Lampe Carl & Dianna Lowe Sharen McNeill Misty Perkins & Cathy Meinecke Steven Montgomery Naomia Payne Becky Rademacher

CHILDREN’S FOOD PROGRAMS OFH’s After-School and Summer Food sites provide free meals and snacks to children at a variety of community locations.

I’m thankful for the food because it helps me when I have no food at my home.

– Madison, third grade After-School sites:

About Our Kids - Lamar Ann Short Turner Community Center Mansfield Boys & Girls Club of SWMO – Henderson Unit Boys & Girls Club of SWMO - Joplin Boys & Girls Club of SWMO – Musgrave Unit Boys & Girls Club of SWMO – Stalnaker Unit Boys & Girls Club of SWMO - Reeds Spring Boys & Girls Club of SWMO - Webb City* Cassville Elementary (Cassville YMCA) Central Christian Church Central Park Elementary (Monett YMCA) Diamond Elementary (Fair Acres YMCA) El Dorado Youth Incorportated* El Dorado Springs Elementary

John & Beth Raidel Victor & Margaret Shelton Ted & Janet Siebert Christopher Smith Jon & Joyce Thompson Patricia Thurston Drs. William & Lorene Van Dam Tom Wiles Dwight & Helen Wilmoth

$500 - $2,499

Francis & Anita Abramovitz Kay & Louie Addington Lolita Albers Barbara Allen David & Toni Almond Danny Bob Anderson Glenda Sue Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Lee Arends Judith Armstrong

Monett Elementary (Monett YMCA) Nathan’s Place - Lamar Ozarks Family YMCA - Mtn. Grove Ozarks Family YMCA - Seymour Pate Early Childhood Center Prime Time - Aurora (Monett Area YMCA) Sheldon Elementary Springfield Community Center Steadley Elementary (Fair Acres YMCA) Webster Elementary (Webb City Boys & Girls Club of SWMO)*

Summer sites:

Boys & Girls Club of SWMO - Joplin Boys & Girls Club of SWMO – Musgrave Unit Boys & Girls Club of SWMO – Stalnaker Unit Cassville YMCA Diamond Elementary (Fair Acres YMCA) Fair Acres YMCA - Carthage Monett Area YMCA Nathan’s Place - Lamar Ozarks Family YMCA - Seymour Roy Blunt YMCA of Bolivar Steadley Elementary (Fair Acres YMCA)

About Our Kids - Lamar Ann Short Turner Community Center Mansfield Ash Grove Assembly Boys & Girls Club of SWMO – Henderson Unit

*New in 2015–16

Jody Asher Peter & Judyth Assad Nancy Aton Joan Baird Brett & Beverly Baker James & Barbara Baker Larry & Barbara Baker Buddy Ball & Virginia Jones Donald & Kelley Balun Bill Barclay Jeffrey & Terry Barclay Roger Barlow Richard Barnhouse Dona Baucom Bradley & Terri Bauer James & Debby Baugh Delaine Baughman Rev. Janice Beadleston Robert & Muriel Beckett Karl & Teresa Bedwell

Elizabeth Behle Judith Beisner Bethany Bell Mary Bell Jerry Benson John & Joretta Bertsch Kenneth & Helga Betser Elizabeth Betterbed C. J. & Virginia Bierschwal Frances Bixler Tommie Blair Dennis Blake Joan Blatt Terry Lemler & Cathy Bloss David & Louise Blumenstock Max & Delys Bodenhausen John Boeckman Mark & Brenda Bolin Glenda Bond Robert & Sandra Bornstein July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


WEEKEND BACKPACK PROGRAM One in four children in southwest Missouri might not know where their next meal will come from. This program provides kids with a bag of nutritious, child-friendly food to take home over the weekends when they might otherwise go hungry. One child shared how important the food is to her: “Sometimes we are poor and it’s k hard. But you’re the one who helps us ... SCHOOLS COUNTIES FOOD BAGS it’s a wonderful thing.”


Springfield schools

Bingham Elementary Bissett Elementary Bowerman Elementary Boyd Elementary Campbell Elementary Cowden Elementary Delaware Elementary Fremont Elementary Holland Elementary Horace Mann Elementary* Jeffries Elementary*

McGregor Elementary Pershing Elementary* Pipkin Middle School* Pittman Elementary Portland Elementary Robberson Elementary Sherwood Elementary* Shining Stars Sunshine Elementary Truman Elementary Watkins Elementary Weaver Elementary Weller Elementary Westport Elementary Williams Elementary York Elementary *New in 2015–16

Individual Donors $500 - $2,499 cont.


Lorene Bottom John & Kathryn Bowen Larry Bowman Gary Braden Lee & Linda Branum Michael & Barbara Bray Lanny & Mary Brent Barbara Brockschmidt William & Doris Brookes Fred & Patty Brooks Bart Brown Larry & Peggy Brown Michael & Teresa Brown Tim & Donna Brown Roy Browne Paul & Kimberly Bruemmer Deloris Bryant

Cheryl Buckley Eugene Buettner Dr. John & Ann Bumberry Michael & Sandra Buntain Shaun & Kimberly Burke Nancy Burnaugh Greg & Betsy Burris Mike & Christy Burton David & Barbara Burtrum Cynthia Busiek P.D. Buttram Doris Cadorette H. Mariel Caldwell Joe Callaway Alice Campbell Janet Canady Dr. Daniel & Susan Cardwell David & Betty Carleton Floyd Carothers Ray Catlin, Jr.



Outlying area schools

Bakersfield Elementary Bronaugh Elementary Central Park Elementary (Monett) Columbian Elementary (Carthage) Exeter Elementary Fair Play Elementary Fairview Elementary (Carthage) Hollister Elementary Hubble Elementary (Marshfield) Humansville Elementary Hurley Elementary Irving Elementary (Joplin) Lutie Elementary (Theodosia) Mallory Elementary (Buffalo) Marion C. Early Elem. (Morrisville) Monett Elementary Mount Vernon Elementary Northeast Vernon County (Schell City)* Plainview Elementary (Ava) Richards Elementary (West Plains) Roscoe (Osceola)* Sheldon Elementary Skyline Elementary (Norwood) Thornfield Elementary Winona Elementary

Brady & Jane Chandler Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Chase Larry & Nina Chase Roger & Terri Chasteen Richard & Ellen Chiles James & Vada Chilton Kimberlee Christian Autumn Clark Christine Clark Gerald & Shirley Clary Sam & Mary Claxton Gale Clithero Paula Clouse Dan Cobb Turner & Pansy Collins Kenneth & Patricia Cone James & Sherri Conrad Howard & Ann Conus Edwina Cook James Cook


The Food Bank’s pantry on wheels was on the road more than ever in FY15. Over 828,000 meals were delivered, reaching nearly 37,000 people in need. The trucks traveled 9,504 miles to 79 distributions in 15 counties.



OFH provides help in applying for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly food stamps, benefits. In FY15, more than 380,700 meals can be attributed to OFH outreach! The local economic impact generated is estimated at nearly $1,697,500.

This program provides more than 2,000 income-eligible seniors with healthy USDA food at 18 senior centers and food pantries across 16 counties. In FY15, Food Bank volunteers assembled more than 23,000 boxes for distribution providing more than 490,600 meals!

Sharon Cook Mike Coose Connie Corman Frank Cottey John & Vickie Cox Carol Craighead Nicole Cratens Charles & Julie Crawford Kevin Creed Brian & Jennifer Cronenwett Wynard Culbert, Jr. Norma Curry Sharon Cypher George & Mary Ann Cyr Roger & Susan Dake Judith Davis Mable Davis Sarah Davis Betty Day Greg & Sherry Day

Russell Dean Orin Dean, Jr. Amanda Delahay David & Amanda Delahay Virginia Delano Susan Derus Ramesh & Sudha Desai Dianna Devore Sandra Dickens James & Robbin Dilday Doug & Bonita Dillard Rachael Dockery Steven Dodson Dale Donat Michael Donovan Jacquie Dowdy Janet Driscoll Kevin & Luann Dull Donald Duncan Esther Dunlavy

Clayton Dupy Joshua Dupy Carol Eagleburger Leroy & Sharon Eastburn Cindy Edwards Daniel Edwards Sheryl Edwards Anne Egbert Ralph Eichholtz Claire Eike Phillip & Donna Eldred Lois Ellis Gerald & Patricia Enloe Dennis & Vicki Erhart Dr. John Esch, Jr. Frank Essick James & Teresa Evans Peggy Evans Jo Evertz Doris Ewing July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


Individual Donors $500 - $2,499 cont.


James & Loretta Fairbairn Bonnie & Charles Farmer Fred & Kimberley Farris Dorlene Fields Eugene & Robin Fisher Joseph & Kathryn Fisher Eltjen & Jerri Flikkema Thomas & Rose Flood Ronald Folle Rich & Candy Ford David & Eden Fox Steve & Judy Freeman Harlan Fritz Larry & Maryann Frye Robert Gafarian Greg & Carrie Gammon Elaine Garton Michael & Shari Gerke Dan & Stacey Gibson James & Donna Gibson Michael Gigliotti William Glasgow Michael & Mary Glauber Rosemary Glauser Robert Glidwell Merle Goehring Joy Goepfert Scott & Mitzi Goheen Jeff & Betty Goris Lynn & Phyllis Gossard Paula Gott Carol Gourley Paul & Betty Gournoe Ken Goyer Cynthia Graham Jeanie Graham Ralph & Laura Graham Braxton & Karen Gray Edward Gray Adam & Stephanie Green Walter & Kay Green Alan & Kay Greenawalt Harold & Diane Greenlee Rose Gresham Mark Griffith Stephen Griffith Elizabeth Grisham Lee Grissom Terry Gum Robert Hackley Eric & Christina Hadley John Haley Virgie Hankins James Harding Jordan Harper Sheryl Harper Louis Harris Scott & Dorrie Harris Dean & Geri Hartman

Walter Hartman Joe & Karen Hawkins Lauren Hawkins Stephanie Hein Lee & Diane Helfer Alma Hellard Kurt & Sherry Hellweg Steve & Lisa Hendrick Shirley Henry Greg & Becky Henslee Peggy Hensley

Kyle & Janette Keltner Hal & Peggy Kemp Pat & Ann Keohane Charles & Virginia Kincaid Sondra Kiser Howard & Debra Kitchen Ann Klatt Brad & Nancy Knight Rachel Knight Leland & Karol Koon Pixie Kopcrak


in food

Sandra Henson Sue Herring Camille Herrold Art Herteau David & Kimberly Hess Teresa Hess Dwayne & Twila Hillme Joseph & Lora Hills Lori Hobbs Sue Hoeck Wallace & Avis Holloway Jim & Mary Hoover Michael Horan Ben Houser Shirley Howard Cooper Jane Howell Buddy & Karen Hubbard Sterling & Millideen Huff Shirley Huffman Leslie Hunnicutt Frederick & Donna Husted Doug Hutchcraft Stephen & Becky Ijames Bill & Patricia Jasinski Nancy Jester Bob Jewell Grover Johnson Richard & Cheryl Johnson Brian & Deborah Johnston Dottie Joslyn Sharon Kahmann Bill & Judy Kallenbach Tammy Karr Neil & Amanda Kastler Mimi Kauffman Suzanne Kautz Douglas Kays Robert & Lea Ann Keeling Karl Keller II

Harriet Kosky Danny & Debbie Krasser Robert & Ruth Krill David & Sara Krutsinger Kent & Jerri Lynn Kyle Jim & Joan Landewe Scott & Debbie Larsen Greg & Deanna Lawrence Arthur LeClaire Michael & Shirley Leibert Rev. Dorsey & Carolyn Levell James & Shirley Lewis Jim & Sarah Lewis Linda Lewis Gary & Betty Lipscomb James & Jill Lohmeyer Larry & Kathy Lombard Donald Long Peter & Marilyn Louk Phoebe Love Joyce Lowe Mark Lowe Ola Luginsky Frances Lyle Christopher & Linda Lynn Paul Lyons Dr. Robert Magee Jim & Deborah Mangan David Maples Kathryn Martin Stan & Carol Martin Cathy Massey Rev. Jack & Jean Matthews Kent & Vicki Mayo Gene & Phyllis McConnell Charles & Penny McCoy James & Betty McCoy Dr. Patrick & Linda McDermott James & Rose McDonald

Clarence McElroy Larry & Carol McGauley Amanda McKay Kelley & Nancy McKenzie Rod McMullan Lora McQueen Joe & Marcella Mease Alvin & Nancy Meeker Linda Meier Michael & Martha Merrell Michael & Colleen Merrigan Bobby & Lena Merritt Bruce & Angela Meyer David Meyer Mary Meyer Olen & Lydia Miller Scott & Kathy Miller Judith Miller Kay Dr. Jay & Susan Milne Dr. Mark & Sheri Milne Myrtle Mohr Joe & Jackie Moore William & Ginya Moore William & Marilyn Moore Charles Morgan Gary & Nancy Morris Kimberlee Morris Melvie Mosier Curt & Mary Jane Mottesheard Linda Mullen Thomas Mullen Donna Murney Keith Myers Gary & Donna Naab Ronald & Charlene Nelson Ronald & Cathy Neville James & LaReva Newcomer Steven & Carla Nibert John & Tracy Nicholas Kenneth Nutt Scott & Lindsey Oakley Joseph Oerding Jerry & Carol Okeson Michael & Nan Olmsted Ron & Charlene Olvis Theodore & Patricia O’Neill Donald & Barb Opperman Dr. Nancy O’Reilly Mark Oristano Jon & Heather Orris Dorothy Osborn Roger & L. Kay Osborne Steve & Patsy Palmer Katie & Richard Pankiewicz Nancy Papanek Phyllis Parks Michael Parry Janet Pauley Reese & Jennifer Peaco Dale & Pam Pearce Franklin & Patricia Pennel Ron & Janice Penney

Dr. Carlos & Susan Perez Paul & Peggy Peterson Anita Philbrick Kathy Phillips Sherry Piland Leland Piper Tom Pittman Larry & Frances Pitts Stephen & Elizabeth Pope Tom Potts Dennis Powell William & Dana Powers Chester Pratt, Jr. Steve & Raeanne Presley Sharon Price Susan Pyle Steven & Danita Rafferty Randy & Cyndy Ramey Charles & Cynthia Ramsey Marcus Ramsey John & Carolyn Rathke Mel & Dee Ratz David & Mary Ray Peri Redfearn Sharon Reid Ben & Allison Reinbold Bill Reynolds Scott & Linda Reynolds Edwin & Phoebe Rice James & Christine Rice Stephen Richter Dr. Jessica Ridgley Eileen Riley James & Carol Ringer Dean Rising Lester Robbins Dorothy Robinson Jim & Libby Rodelander Lydia Rodgers William & Sandra Rogers Bill Rohlf Don Roller Virginia Rooney Randall Rosenbaum Marol Jean Royer Matthew Royer Dean & Karen Samet Dale Sandy James Schaefer Bill Schmidly Eugene Schneider Michael Schneider Cathy Schoeller Richard & Linda Schott Thomas Schriver Coy & Dana Scott Timothy & Jeanne Scrivner Kenneth Shank Billy & Patricia Shannon Dr. Robert & Janet Shaw Patrica Shaw Paul & Debbie Sheehan

Beecher & Ruth Sheeley Jeffrey & Sandra Sheeley Todd & Monika Sherman Joan Shields William Shireman Mike Shirley Mark Shockley Jack & Becky Short Cynthia Shrum Zeiler Boyce & Shirley Simmons Steven & Joanne Simonson Dianne Slattery Carolyn Smith Georganne Smith Larry & Betty Smith Ted Smith Terry & Loreta Smith Tommy & Jeanne Smith Terry Sobania Dr. Virgil Sommers Joseph & Kathy Sowers Larry & Brenda Spain Janice Sparks Jay & Michele Sparks Marvin Sparling Dr. Robert & Anne Spence John & Elizabeth Stack Janette Stafford R. Geraldine Stafford Betty Stark John Steinberg James Stephens Joe & Mary Stephens Richard & Sarah Stephenson Dick & Barbara Stewart Randy & Judy Stiles Russell & Sara Still Mark & Nancee Stinson Kevin Stipp Richard & Shirley Stoecker Phillip Stoke Tim & Jane Straus Erin Strobel Laura Sullivan Timothy & Kelly Swearengin Linda Taber Bennie & Emma Talbot Peter Talboys Ronald & Darla Tate Mike & Barbara Taylor Dorothy Thomas James Lowell Thomas Kent & Barbara Thomas O’Leta Thomas Mae Thomason John Tieskotter Gerald Toler Jeanne Toombs Randy Turner Kathryn Twibell James & Shannon Ukena Melinda Vacey July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


FINANCIAL REPORT FY2015 FY2014 FY2013 SUPPORT & REVENUE In-Kind Contributions $22,821,160 $21,387,543 $17,592,632 Cash & Cash Equivalents $5,643,079 $6,095,898 $4,814,099 Total Revenue & Support $28,464,239 $27,483,441 $22,406,731 EXPENSES Program & Distribution Services $26,915,421 $24,868,767 Fundraising $562,673 $484,916 General & Administrative $554,070 $451,472

$20,659,614 $492,951 $394,130

Total Expenses $28,032,164 $25,805,155 $21,546,695 ASSETS Net Assets, Beginning of Year *$11,391,281 $9,788,585 Net Assets, End of Year $11,823,365 *$11,466,871

$8,928,549 $9,788,585

Change in Net Assets $432,075 $1,678,286


*Restatement for prior year grant program advances. Ozarks Food Harvest’s financial statement for the year ended June 30, 2015 and was audited by The Whitlock Co., LLP. The complete independent auditors’ report can be accessed online at ozarksfoodharvest.org. Ozarks Food Harvest respects your privacy and personal information. The Food Bank’s Donor Privacy Policy is to never sell, trade or rent supporters’ names; to collect and use donor information such as name, address, telephone number and email address only when it is voluntarily provided; a donor’s request for anonymity will be honored; and any donor’s request to be removed from OFH’s mailing or email list will be honored. OFH staff makes every effort to acknowledge donors accurately. If you were omitted from this donor list, your name or information is incorrect or if you do not wish your name to be listed in future publications, please notify Ozarks Food Harvest. For your privacy and protection, The Food Bank has adopted the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Donor Bill of Rights. Thank you.

Individual Donors $500 - $2,499 cont.


Dolores Vincel Fred & Jackie Vinci Lee & Julie Viorel H. G. & Dorothy Visio Helen Votaw Steven & Sharon Wacholtz Angela Firkus & Steven Wagner Kerry Wagner George & Lona Wait Mose & Karen Waldner Karen Walker Tonwya Walker William & Wanda Walker Jana Walters Gary & Joy Ward Stefanie Warden Diane Washburn

Dean Wasson Dr. Kevin Watt Susan Weissmann Eloise Wenker William & Christine Wester Wade Wheeler Gary & Linda Whobrey Dr. Anne Wigg Maggie Wilcox Thomas & Tammy Wiley Richard & Betty Wilken Mary Williams Carl Wilson Deanne Wilson James Wilson Jean Wilson Scot & Michelle Wilson Robert Wilson, Jr. Curtis & Kathy Wimberley

Craig Winchell Richard Wingo Michael & Teresa Winter Thomas & Dawn Wohlgemuth Madonna Wolff Richard & Rebecca Wolpert Byron Wood Linda Woodruff Jeffrey & Sharon Woodward Dr. Michael & Janet Wooten Lynn Woyner Rev. Verniece Wyles John & Beverly Young Alan & Dawn Zablocki Willis & Frances Zirschky Louise Zweerink Heartfelt thanks to all individual donors who generously gifted below $500.


RECORD-BREAKING distribution year

More than 16.8 million pounds of food, or 14 million meals, were provided in FY15, making it yet another record year for Ozarks Food Harvest!

That increase in distribution means hard-working moms don’t have to skip a meal so their kids can eat. Children will have nutritious meals on the weekend when school lunches are unavailable. And seniors with a fixed income will be able to purchase prescriptions and groceries.

– Charlie O’Reilly O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief

Special Events HUNGERTHON 2014 The 16th annual radio-thon on Alice 95.5 with Kevin & Liz exceeded its goal of $125,000, raising $130,624 to provide 435 at-risk children with Weekend Backpack Program food bags. Since 1999, nearly $1.5 million has been raised through Hungerthon.

Sponsors Johnda Boyce Burgess, Hastings & Dunlop, PC Colwell Captures Commerce Bank Dill Farms Mary Belle Graham

Huff Distributing, LLC Jack E. Weimer CPA, PC Nancy Jester KPM CPAs MassMutual Financial Group Merrill Lynch, Piece, Fenner & Smith, Inc. The Musgrave Foundation O’Reilly Auto Parts Peck’s Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. SGC Foodservice SRC Holdings The Tal & Rosalie O’Reilly Wooten Family Foundation Taylor Communications, Inc. The Vecino Group Yahweh’s Place of Cedarville, Mo.

Event Sponsors iHeartMedia/Alice 95.5 Family Pharmacy – Hotline Sponsor Sonic – “Tot” (Tote) Board Sponsor Miriam Green – Event logo


Supporting responsible use of forest resources. www.fsc.org ©2016 Forest Stewardship Council

July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


In FY15, OFH drivers and member agencies picked up roughly 572,000 pounds of food monthly from 74 participating retailers within The Food Bank’s 28-county service area. Donations currently come from:

RETAIL PICK-UP PROGRAM Ozarks Food Harvest leads the way for Feeding America food banks when it comes to its Retail Pick-Up Program. OFH was one of the first food banks in the U.S. to establish a program of this kind, serving as a pilot food bank for Walmart. The program rescues product from grocery stores that does not meet standards for resale, but remains safe for consumption.

33 Walmart Supercenters 9 Walmart Neighborhood Markets 4 G&W Stores 4 Murfin’s Markets 5 Woods Supermarkets 3 Sam’s Club stores 3 Target stores 2 Aldi stores 1 Harps Supermarket 1 Hy-Vee 1 Military Commissary, Fort Leonard Wood 1 Pennington’s Supermarket 1 Price Chopper Supermarket 1 Richards Brothers Supermarket

Special Events CHECK OUT HUNGER 2014 The 15th annual holiday point-ofsale fundraiser at nearly 80 area grocers collected a record $49,786! Since 1998, the grocer-food bank partnership has collected more than $320,000. Hometown Grocer Partners AKiN’S Natural Foods Market Bistro Market Cash Saver Country Mart Dillons Harter House Hy-Vee Springfield Murfin’s Market


Pennington’s Supermarket Price Cutter Ramey Rhodes Family Price Chopper Richards Supermarkets Smitty’s Summer Fresh Town & Country Woods Supermarket In-Kind Donors iHeartMedia, Inc. KY3, Inc. McCann Printing Neighbor News

TASTE OF ELEGANCE, NOV. 2014 The sixth annual cooking competition serves as OFH’s annual donor appreciation event. Sponsors Farmland Foods Missouri Pork Association Missouri Wines Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center EMPTY BOWLS 2014 This event traded donations for handcrafted bowls to raise $1,500, thanks to local artists, the community and OFH’s partnership with Panera Bread.


Volunteers give their time and talents to OFH in a variety of ways, including hosting community food drives. Did you know that in FY15, more than 400 food drives were hosted by volunteers, collecting 215 tons of food?

Food Donors 1 million+ lbs.

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. USDA Commodities (CSFP & TEFAP)

500,000- 999,999 lbs. Hiland Dairy Foods Kraft Heinz – Springfield

100,000 - 499,999 lbs.

Cargill, Inc. Hy-Vee – Springfield Sam’s Club – Joplin Sam’s Club – Springfield (El Camino Alto) Sam’s Club – Springfield (Sunshine) Schreiber Foods Walmart – Aurora Walmart – Bolivar

Walmart – Branson Walmart – Branson West Walmart – Cassville Walmart – Carthage Walmart – Houston Walmart – Lamar Walmart – Lebanon Walmart – Marshfield Walmart – Monett Walmart – Neosho Walmart – Nixa Walmart – Ozark Walmart – Pineville Walmart – Republic Walmart – Saint Robert Walmart – Springfield (Campbell) Walmart Neighborhood Market – Springfield (El Camino Alto)

Walmart Neighborhood Market – Springfield (Glenstone) Walmart – Springfield (Independence) Walmart – Springfield (Kansas Expressway) Walmart – Springfield (Kearney) Walmart Neighborhood Market – Springfield (Mount Vernon Street) Walmart Neighborhood Market – Springfield (Republic Road) Walmart – Springfield (Sunshine) Walmart – Webb City Walmart – West Plains WhiteWave Foods Company

50,000 - 99,999 lbs. Arriba Buske Logistics

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


We couldn’t give hope without our NETWORK PARTNERS Our member organizations work on the frontlines of hunger-relief. About 200 food pantries, community kitchens, emergency shelters, child and senior centers, after-school sites, churches and schools serve thousands of people each year. And in order to serve those in need, our partners need resources to grow. In FY2015, Ozarks Food Harvest provided $240,000 in grants for food and infrastructure, including freezers and coolers to help Food Bank partners become stronger. BARRY Cassville United Methodist Church* Central Community UMC* Helping Hands Community Food Pantry SWMOA – Cassville Senior Center SWMOA – Monett Senior Center SWMOA – Shell Knob Senior Center BARTON The Good Samaritan Shop* CEDAR Church of Christ Food Pantry* Korth Senior Center

CMAAA - El Dorado Springs Stockton Area Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry CHRISTIAN Christian County Family Crisis Center* Least of These* Special Force Family Ministry St. Joseph Catholic - Billings* SWMOA – Ozark Senior Center SWMOA – Nixa Senior Center DADE Dade County Neighborhood Center

Food Donors 50,000 - 99,999 lbs. cont.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. Cott Corporation Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation Hamerski Farms, Inc. Kellogg Company McLane Ozark Mondelēz Global, LLC Ralcorp Holdings Tyson Foods, Inc. Walmart – Branson Walmart – Joplin Walmart Neighborhood Market – Joplin

10,000 - 49,999 lbs.


Annie’s Baking, LLC Black Gold Farms

Campbell Soup Company Dillons Store – Springfield (Battlefield) Farm Fresh Direct of America, LLC Fassnight Creek Farm Fort Leonard Wood Commissary General Mills, Inc. Highland Baking Company, Inc. The Idaho Foodbank Kraft Heinz – National Market Fresh Produce MilkPEP Milnot Company in Seneca MountainKing Potatoes Murfin’s Market – Clever Murfin’s Market – Ozark Opal Foods, LLC Optimum Foods

Prime Inc. Proctor & Gamble Distributing Co. Reinhard Foodservice, LLC Russet Potato Exchange, Inc. Schwan’s Bakery, Inc. SGC Foodservice Target – Joplin Target – Springfield Walmart – Ava Walmart – Joplin Walmart – Mountain Grove Walmart – Mount Vernon Walmart – Nevada Walmart – Salem Walmart Neighborhood Market – Anderson Walmart Neighborhood Market – Clever Walmart Neighborhood Market – Noel

OACAC – Dade* SWMOA – Greenfield Senior Center

Harmony House* Isabel’s House LifeHouse, Catholic Charities Parenting Life Skills Center People Helping People Preferred Family Healthcare Salvation Army Family Shelter*, Food Pantry* & Harbor House* St. Joseph Catholic Church - Springfield Study Alternative Center Food Pantry SWMOA – Ash Grove Senior Center SWMOA – Springfield Senior Center (Northview) SWMOA – Republic Senior Center SWMOA – Springfield Senior Center (Southside)

DALLAS Calvary Chapel Free Will Baptist Church* Heart to Heart Outreach Ministries Prairie Chapel UMC* SWMOA – Buffalo Senior Center DENT CMAAA – Salem Senior Center Shepherd’s Nook – Lifeway Center* DOUGLAS Heart of the Hills Food Harvest* Ava Assembly of God*

*Partners that serve USDA Commodities and/or Senior Food Boxes

GREENE American Red Cross - Greater Ozarks Chapter Ash Grove Food Pantry Burrell Center - CSTAR The Caring Place C-Street Connect Food Pantry* Center City Christian Outreach Central Assembly Food Pantry Central H.S. Bulldog Bites Food Pantry Burrell Health & Wellness CLICK (a Springfield-Greene County Park Board & Springfield Public Schools program) Crimson House Ministries Crosslines – Springfield* Footsteps Hand Extended Food Pantry

Walmart Neighborhood Market – Seligman Walmart Neighborhood Market – Springfield (E. Sunshine) Woods Supermarket – Bolivar Woods Supermarket – Buffalo Woods Supermarket – Nevada Woods Supermarket – Stockton

5,000 - 9,999 lbs.

Dillons Store – Springfield (Kearney) Dillons Store – Springfield (St. Louis) Harps Food Store - Joplin MBA Poultry Panera Bread Pennington’s Supermarket Rhodes Family Price Chopper Target – Branson

Volunteers for the Marshfield Christian Church Bread of Life pantry pack boxes of food to distribute to people in need in Webster County.

Tropicana Products, Inc. Victory Garden Woods Supermarket – El Dorado Springs

1,000 - 4,999 lbs.

ADZ Trucking Allen Icing AriZona Beverage Company Bellisio Foods, Inc. Butterball, LLC CeeGee Foods, LLC Coca-Cola North America Dillons Store – Springfield (Sunshine) Down to Earth Foods Hershey Company Java Holdings, Inc. L&M Transportation – Charlie Gray

Little Ceasars Pizza – Springfield (S. Glenstone) Little Ceasars Pizza – Springfield (E. Kearney) Little Ceasars Pizza – Springfield (S. Farm Rd. 135) Little Ceasars Pizza – Springfield (S. National) MaMa Rosas’s Pizza Mike Burton’s Farm Murfin’s Market – Willard Ozarks Natural Foods Pizza Hut Richard Brothers Star Cakes Sun Fest – Branson Sincere thanks to all food donors who gave below 1,000 pounds. July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


GREENE cont. SWMOA – Strafford Senior Center Victory House Victory Mission Family Ministries HICKORY Hickory County CARES* McCarthy Senior Center HOWELL Agape House – Mountain View* Christos House* FEED* First Baptist Church – West Plains* MUNCH* MSU Food Pantry – West Plains Samaritan Outreach Center Shelter* and Pantry SWMOA – Mountain View Senior Center SWMOA – West Plains Senior Center SWMOA – Willow Springs Senior Center JASPER Carthage Crisis Center* Children’s Haven of SW MO Community Support Services – Carl Junction Crosslines – Carthage Crosslines – Joplin* Helping Hands Ministry Independent Living Center Lafayette House* Mission Joplin River Street Food Pantry* Salvation Army – Carthage Pantry & Soup Kitchen* Salvation Army – Joplin Family Shelter* & Soup Kitchen*

Pat Haas, left, and Vira Fore sort food at Center City Christian Outreach.

St. Peter’s Outreach House Sunshine Children’s Home, Inc. The H.O.U.S.E., Inc. LACLEDE Community Baptist Church - Lebanon CMAAA – Conway Senior Center CMAAA – Lebanon Senior Center CMAAA – Stoutland Senior Center COPE* Crosslines – Lebanon* LEEP (Lebanon Early Education Program) L-Life Food Pantry

Food Drives 100,000+ lbs.

USPS Letter Carriers Food Drive

10,000 - 49,999 lbs.

Boy Scouts of America McDonald’s of the Ozarks Springfield-Greene County Park Board

5,000 - 9,999 lbs.

Lucas Oil Speedway Missouri State University Homecoming

1,000 - 4,999 lbs.

Arvest Bank – Joplin Arvest Bank – Springfield Ash Grove Junior High School Cherokee Middle School


Dillons – Springfield (Battlefield) Dillons – Springfield (St. Louis) Dillons – Springfield (Sunshine) Drury Baseball Team Drury Greek Socialization Field Elementary School Glazer’s Greenwood Laboratory School Harvest on Wheels Kickapoo High School King’s Way UMC Lambda Chi Alpha, Drury Laura Zahra La-Z-Boy Mama Jean’s Natural Market Mid-Am Metal Forming, Inc. Missouri Title Loans

Missouri State University Meyer Library Pershing Middle School Pleasant View Middle School Ramada Plaza Hotel and Oasis Convention Center Reed Middle School Scott Technology Service Sherwood Elementary School Spokane High School The Venues The Wooten Company Truman Elementary School United Way Day of Caring U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners Walmart Holiday Helpings Food Drive Weller Elementary School

Project 360 Youth Services – Sound House Salvation Army – Lebanon LAWRENCE Arc of the Ozarks – Monett Harvest Food Pantry – Aurora Miller Christian Service Center* Monett Community Pantry and Kitchen Pierce City Senior Citizens St. Susanne Catholic Church* SWMOA – Aurora Senior Center SWMOA – Mt. Vernon Senior Center Verona Baptist Church* McDONALD Crosslines - McDonald County* NEWTON Help Center* Seneca Food Pantry Teen Challenge – Neosho OREGON Oregon County Food Pantry – Alton* Oregon County Food Pantry – Thayer* SWMOA – Alton Senior Center SWMOA – Thayer Senior Center OZARK Ozark County Food Pantry* SWMOA – Gainesville Senior Center POLK Arc of the Ozarks – Timber Creek Good Samaritan Boys Ranch House of Hope

500 - 999 lbs.

Air Services & All Services Bingham Elementary Carver Middle School Central High School Commerce Bank (Battlefield & Kansas Expressway) Communications Solutions, LLC Corryell Apartments Leasing Office CoxHealth Health Information Management Department Crockett Chiropractic Database Systems Delaware Elementary School Dillons – Springfield (Kearney) Disney Elementary School Disney Store

Salvation Army – Polk County Food Pantry* Shepherd’s Place Ministry* SWMOA – Bolivar Senior Center PULASKI CMAAA – Crocker Senior Center CMAAA – Dixon Senior Center CMAAA – Richland Senior Center CMAAA – Waynesville Senior Center Genesis* Good Samaritan Resource Center – Richland* Good Samaritan Resource Center – Waynesville* SHANNON Eminence Pantry Shannon County Food Pantry* Winona Christian Church* SWMOA – Winona Senior Center ST. CLAIR St. Clair County Food Pantry* West Central MO Comm. Action Agency* STONE Christian Associates of Table Rock Lake Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch North Stone County Food Pantry* Southern Stone County Food Pantry * SWMOA – Kimberling City Senior Center TANEY CAM Food Pantry – Branson* CAM Food Pantry – Forsyth/My Neighbor’s Pantry* Jesus Was Homeless Salvation Army – Branson Pantry *Partners that serve USDA Commodities and/or Senior Food Boxes

Finnegan’s Wake Gem of India Gillioz Theatre Haunted House – Battlefield Hillcrest High School Holland Elementary Horace Mann Elementary Jordan Valley Community Health Center Kingdom School Market Fresh Produce Mercy ICU Nurses Midwest Technical Institute Neighbor News Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Guild Regions Bank Ridewell Suspensions Shelter Insurance

Shining Stars Early Childhood Center Springfield-Greene County Library Strategic Fund Raising Title Boxing Club Walmart Neighborhood Market – Joplin (7th Street) Walmart – Springfield (Independence) Wanda Grey Elementary School Wilson Creek Intermediate School Special thanks to all food drive hosts collecting less than 500 lbs., totaling 31,122 lbs. Also thank you to the individual walk-in donations, totaling 682 lbs.

July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


More than 3,400 Food Bank volunteers generously gave more than 27,100 hours in FY15, processing 4.2 million pounds of donations! 3.34M pounds of rescued product and donations were sorted and packed

54,000 Weekend Backpacks & Summer Sacks were assembled

23,300 Senior Food Boxes were assembled to provide 488,000 meals

Volunteers INDIVIDUALS 400+ hours

James Blackwell* Harvey Kaylor* George Lawrence* Dave McGee Laura Sims*

200 - 399 hours


Kris Dreesen* Arlene Eichler Charles Foltz* Leeman Kleier Tess Mercer Joe Meyer Charlene Nelson* Kathy Phillips Tom Ryan*

Larry Woolf

100 - 199 hours

Delys Bodenhausen Max Bodenhausen Margaret Blackwell Karla Carroll Kenneth Cavin Gale Clithero John Cooper Patricia Devine Robert Eisenthal Eltjen Flikkema John Gentry Ann Gouge Robert Hanson Wil Hardiman Patti Hudgins Julia Jenkins

12,100 hygiene kits were packaged for students in need

Freeman Kleier Linda Lange Justin Langham James Lincoln Amy Menkel Janice Miller Melvie Mosier Carol Mullins Harley Snyder Lona Wait Von Williams

50 - 99 hours

Marisa Andrews Megan Atkinson McKenzie Bacon Matthew Baldwin Katelyn Beasley Charles Bowen

Trudy Bowen Connie Britain Terry Britain Jessica Charlson Madeline Chandler Lou Ann Cornelison Claudia Daniels Kacey Davis Coletta Dudenhoeffer Sarah Finch Jerri Flikkema Elaine Garton Logan Geren Briana Gibbs Julie Griot Ann Hampton Kirk Hawkins Ray Jackson Samantha Martin

Food Bank Staff



TANEY cont. SWMOA – Branson Senior Center SWMOA – Forsyth Senior Center


TEXAS Agape House - Phoenix Project* SWMOA – Cabool Senior Center SWMOA – Houston Senior Center SWMOA – Summersville Senior Center Texas County Food Pantry* United Community Help Center - Licking* VERNON Nevada Community Kitchen Nevada Community Outreach* Vernon County Senior Center WEBSTER Arc of the Ozarks - Oak Hill Family Life Community Services King’s Food Pantry* Marshfield Christian Church Bread of Life* Niangua Community Food Pantry OACAC Head Start - Marshfield SWMOA – Marshfield Senior Center* SWMOA – Rogersville Senior Center WRIGHT Mountain Grove Love Center* God’s Storehouse* Wright County Children’s Home *Partners that serve USDA Commodities and/or Senior Food Boxes Note: Weekend Backpack Program, After-School and Summer Food Program sites are listed on pages 9-10.

Susanne Martin Deborah Pears Paula Reeves Beth Robertson Deborah Rumpf Amanda Siess Judith Sharp Chloe Shauck Ann-Marie Shy Brandon Snuffer Lauren Troy Amy Viets Nathan Watkins Melanie Webb Chuck Williams *Denotes 1,000+ lifetime volunteer hours.

GROUPS 400+ hours Wesley UMC

200 - 499 hours

King’s Way UMC Logan Rogersville FFA ROi CPS Rotary Clubs of Springfield

100 - 199 hours

Arvest Bank Bass Pro Human Resources Boy Scouts of America Ozark Trails Council Central High School Key Club Campbell UMC Faith For Life

Bart Brown

Cindy Snow, Director of Administration Cindy Boggs, Office Manager Jenna Brown, Administrative Assistant Terry Keller, Administrative Services Coordinator Melanie Toler, Receptionist

Development & Communication

Denise Gibson, Director of Development & Communication Emily Gregory, Development & Communication Intern Cassie Hanson, Development & Grants Manager Lisa Matus, Development Assistant Jennifer Sickinger, Senior Coordinator Christine Temple, Communication Coordinator

Community Resources

Gordon Day, Director of Community Resources Dan Bohannon, Retail Store Donation Coordinator Jeremy Clark, Volunteer Coach Christy Claybaker, Community Engagement Coordinator Cameron Crews, Volunteer Coach Jolene Thompson, Volunteer Engagement Manager Mandy Vela, Volunteer Coach Brian Wilson, Volunteer Center Supervisor Corbin Young, Volunteer Coach

Member Services

Mary Zumwalt, Director of Programs & Member Services Jordan Browning, SNAP & Senior Program Coordinator Kimberly Hansen, SNAP Coordinator Abbey Hedges, Backpack Program Coordinator Terra Lamb, Agency Outreach Coordinator Elise Peck, Member Services Assistant Jane Terry, Creative Information Specialist Erin Thomason, Nutrition Programs Coordinator


Scott Boggs, Director of Operations Theresa Dixon, Warehouse Supervisor Mike Doubledee, Inventory Manager Mike Hesebeck, Transportation Supervisor Eddie Hicks, Operations Administration Troy Haddow, Operations Administration Steve Roberts, Transportation Supervisor Linda Smith, Operations Administration Due to growth and limited space in the report, all warehouse and transportation associates are now listed online.

Delta Tau Alpha, MSU Forsyth R-III FCCLA Good Samaritan Step Ahead Program Mercy Finance Messiah Lutheran Church North Point Church Ozark UMC Panera Bread Peritoneal Dialysis Packers at CoxHealth Phelps Center for Gifted Education – WINGS Sigma Pi, MSU Walnut Grove FFA

75-99 hours

1st Presbyterian Youth Group, Clay Center, KS

Aldersgate Youth Group Cherokee Middle School National Honor Society DairiConcepts Drury University Great Southern Bank Harmony House Mercy Base Program MSU Bear Service Team South Tulsa Baptist Church University of South Dakota – AWOL Program Waynesville High School Key Club Wyndham Resorts Zion Lutheran Youth Group Heartfelt thanks to all of The Food Bank’s 3,400 volunteers.

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015


O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief 2810 N. Cedarbrook Ave. | P.O. Box 5746 Springfield, MO 65801-5746 (417) 865-3411 ozarksfoodharvest.org


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