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Lincoln Financial Group Fund Drive

Fund Drive! Lincoln Financial Group Mid- Year Sales Meeting July 24-26, 2017 Fort Wayne, Indiana Join the food fight! Battle your fellow regional teams to see who brings the most donations to help beat hunger!

July 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Dave J!

July 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Dave J! Congratulations, Dave, you’re our July 2017 Volunteer of the Month! Why don’t you give me a background of how long you have been here, why you like to volunteer here, what you do? The reason I came here is basically just to find something to keep myself occupied. So I was told about Community Harvest and I went one time and I have been kind of doing it ever since! I am kind of picky, I really am. I like all bread in one area, the buns (hot dog buns)...
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Community Harvest Food Bank to Close for the Week of July 4th, 2017

PLEASE NOTE: Community Harvest will be closed beginning Monday, July 3rd through Saturday, July 8th. We will reopen on Monday, July 10th. This includes Farm Wagon mobile pantry and Saturday Helping Hands distribution. Please note that if you need food assistance during this time, our partner pantries are available during their regular hours. Please visit http://www.communityharvest.org/get-help-member-food-pantries/ to find a partner pantry in your area. We apologize for any inconvenience.

June 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Chad B!

June 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Chad B! Congratulations to Chad, our June Volunteer of the Month! We are so grateful for your help to the community! How did you get started with Community Harvest? I was working for Sonrise Church and I wanted to find something for the youth group to do for the kids to get involved outside of just being in our own little area so I called around to a couple of places and what was weird was people didn’t want our large group. They didn’t think they could accommodate 20-30 students. Community Harvest...
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Lunch Patrol Kick Off a Success!

The kick-off event for Community Harvest Food Bank’s newest summer feeding program, Lunch Patrol, was a huge success. Kids and parents attended the three hour event, which featured lunch, splash pad, live DJ, interactions with the Fort Wayne Police Department (with Bella the K-9!) and Fort Wayne Fire Department, and many other activities! We are so proud to partner with the YMCA and FWPD to feed kids during summer.

Free Kick-off Event for “Lunch Patrol” Summer Feeding Program!

FREE Summer Feeding Kick-off Event! Share with your friends! What: Kids Under 18 Welcome to Free Event to Kick-off Summer Feeding “Lunch Patrol” Program When: Friday, June 2, 2017, 11:00AM – 2:00PM Where: YMCA Renaissance Pointe, 2323 Bowser Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46803 Details: Kids under 18 years of age are welcome to attend a free event to kick off Community Harvest Food Bank’s new “Lunch Patrol” summer feeding program In partnership with the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, Fort Wayne Police Department, and Fort Wayne Fire Department, free lunch and other activities will be provided. We’d also like to thank TAG...
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May 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Jim C!

May 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Jim C! Congratulations to Jim, our May Volunteer of the Month! Read in his own words about his experiences at Community Harvest Food Bank. Thank you for your dedication, Jim! How long have you been volunteering at Community Harvest Food Bank? I have been volunteering for about 4-4.5 years now. Just one day a week usually, probably 5-6 hours/week is the limit that I get tired at. What made you first start coming to help us out? Well I was looking for something worthwhile to do and I just kind of figured...
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