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Heart for Service Drives Canstruction® Sponsor Brotherhood Mutual

A heart for service is what drives Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company to support Canstruction® and other efforts to meet the needs in our community. The company’s mission of serving the church extends beyond providing insurance, says Mark Robison, Brotherhood Mutual’s president and chairman. “We care about meeting people’s needs.” When people walk past the enormous structures in the mall created entirely from boxes and canned goods, it brings attention to the issue of hunger in the community, Robison said. Thousands of people in Fort Wayne and surrounding areas to bed at night with empty stomachs. By inviting mall-goers to vote...
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Join Us for Canstruction Fort Wayne 2017!

Community Harvest Food Bank – Fort Wayne 10th Annual Canstruction will be on display at Glenbrook Square Mall from April 21st through 30th. This year, 12 area middle and high schools built “Fort Wayne Famous” structures made solely from full cans of food to be displayed throughout the mall! All cans will later be donated to Community Harvest Food Bank and other area pantries. Vote for your favorite structure by stopping by the space across from Barnes and Noble to purchase cans or by bringing your own from home during the time that they are displayed. 1 can = 1...
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Join Us to Fight Hunger, Spark Change in Partnership with Walmart!

Get involved and #FightHunger with Community Harvest Food Bank, Feeding America, and Walmart! Participation is easy! Working with customers, Discover and five of its national suppliers – Campbell Soup Company, General Mills, Kellogg Company, the Kraft Heinz Company and PepsiCo – Walmart is offering three easy ways for everyone to take action against hunger and help a local Feeding America food bank through social, online and in-store participation. 1. Purchase: For every participating product purchased at U.S. Walmart stores from April 17 – May 15, 2017, the supplier will donate the equivalent of one meal ($0.09) on behalf of a...
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April 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Rebecca E!

April 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Rebecca E! Do you want to tell us a little bit about yourself? I’m a senior at Saint Francis. I’m an Environmental Science major. I’m getting married in September and moving to Indianapolis to go to IUPUI for a Master’s program. When did you start volunteering with us? I started my sophomore year. I did a volunteering/community service class and then I came back like full time with my work study. Why do you like volunteering here? Because the people are awesome and it’s a good cause. Can you explain what you...
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Get Ready for Citilink’s Big Bus Stuff in Partnership with Community Harvest Food Bank, Komets, Ivy Tech, and IPFW!

Join us for the 12th Annual Citilink Big Bus Stuff! Bring a food item or donation to Community Harvest Food Bank or any of the below locations and receive TWO tickets to a Komet’s game! Proteins like peanut butter, canned chicken, and canned tuna are encouraged, but any canned food is welcomed and appreciated! Donation Locations: IPFW – Walb, Kettler Info Desks and Student Housing Ivy Tech – Coliseum Campus Rom CC1440 Community Harvest Food Bank – 999 East Tillman Road, Fort Wayne OR donate securely through PayPal by clicking the button below. You may then call us at (260)...
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March 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Susan H!

March 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Susan H! Susan H has been a volunteer at Community Harvest Food Bank for three years in our Community Cupboard pantry! She began volunteering because homelessness and hunger are issues that are close to her heart. She was looking for ways to help people in their time of need, and came to the food bank! In her own words: “I retired a few years ago then decided that I wanted to be able to give back and volunteer. Then I had a bucket list and Community Harvest Food Bank was on that bucket...
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February 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Denise E!

February 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Denise E! Congratulations to our February 2017 Volunteer of the Month, Denise! Denise is a volunteer driver for our SeniorPak program, and we’re so grateful to have her help! In Denise’s words: Why do I volunteer? Because our Lord tells us to love and serve one another. This is one way for me to do what He asks, and there was a need at Community Harvest! My employer, Physicians Health Plan (or PHP), and my boss, Mike Cahill, are great examples of serving the community – with time, talent, and treasure. It’s...
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