All organizations we supply food to have a proven track record and adequate controls in place for food distribution.
The following organizations received food from our past Packing Events.
International Organizations Receiving Food
Lifeline Christian Missions, Haiti - For more than 30 years Lifeline Christian Mission has worked to meet the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world. Founded in 1980 by Bob and Gretchen DeVoe in Grand Goave Haiti. Today the ministry has extended to eight countries.
Espwa - Pwoje Espwa and their U.S. based nonprofit, Free the Kids, support homeless children in Haiti. Espwa was started by Father Marc Boisvert in 1998 and is now home to over 600 children. Many of the children are orphans and some have been abandoned by their family because of severe poverty.
Central Mexico Vineyard Mission - La Vin is operated by Juan and Debbie Garza in central Mexico. They minister to poor people in several towns and villages such as Colonia CTM, Veta Grande, Enrique Estrada, Hacienda Nueva, La Zacatecana, and Lomas de Bracho in Zacatecas, Mexico. They help local communities by providing physical and spiritual support. One of the most notable programs is a feeding program for the local city dump at Zacatecas. People build make shift shanty homes and make their living on items foraged from the city dump site. These people work at the dump every day looking for recyclables to sell, items to make their homes better, and food to eat.
The Kitchen Inc., Springfield - The Kitchen is a local organization and the largest provider of services for homeless children and families in Southwest Missouri. The Kitchen’s Missouri Hotel provides shelter to over 200 children and over 500 adults and. They provide 10,000 meals per month.
The Salvation Army, Springfield - The local Salvation Army offers many support programs to individuals and families including a food pantry. It presents valuable programs for the elderly in our community, offering both social and feeding programs. In 2011 the local Salvation Army provided 106,662 meals to the hungry.
Rural Compassion/Convoy of Hope - Rural Compassion is a national initiative dedicated to encouraging, strengthening, and empowering rural churches to work outside their four walls to address the needs of the community. They partner with rural churches by providing resources so churches can respond to the needs of the community.
One Heart, Ozark – One Heart is a pantry of James River Assembly. The purpose of One Heart is to minister to those in need. It provides healthy meal choices to people in need of additional support.
Other organiztions receiving meals: The Kings Pantry in Seymour, Springfield Victory Missions, Hope International in Bernie Missouri, The Least of These in Nixa, the Joplin Family Worship Center, Feeding America, Fit for the Master Ministries and several others.
Fit for the Masters Ministries
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