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Get Ready for #UCanCrushHunger 2017!

Monday, October 23rd through Monday, November 6th How can you help? Simple! Just visit any school or Community Harvest Food Bank with your canned food donation. If you want to give financial support, each dollar counts for FOUR POUNDS of food! Click your school below to make a secure online donation. In 2015, five colleges and universities got together in competition for the first annual U Can Crush Hunger. Through your support and school activities, more than 42,000 pounds of food were raised to feed the hungry… That’s enough food to fill 420 large grocery carts! This year, our  goal is 50,000...
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Community Harvest Food Bank Collects Money, Food, and Personal Items for Hurricane Victims

Community Harvest Food Bank is working in partnership with Feeding America to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Donations are encouraged, and will directly provide relief to people displaced from their homes and experiencing hardship. Needed items: Financial donations – make a secure PayPal donation on this page in support of relief efforts Hand-held snack items such as granola bars Pop-top ready-to-eat items Shelf-stable pantry items such as peanut butter, tuna, and soup Bottled water Cleaning supplies (bleach, non-bleach, paper towels, etc.) Personal hygiene items (toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc.) Donations can be brought to the main entrance...
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Bring in Hunger Action Month 2017 With an Orange Tie or Scarf!

September is Hunger Action Month! Community Harvest Food Bank is kicking off Hunger Action Month by going orange! Throughout September, show your support for hunger relief by wearing an orange bow tie, tie, or scarf. Other special events this month include turning the Martin Luther King Junior Bridge orange on September 8th and 9th. And check out our social media pages like Facebook and Twitter for famous people around Fort Wayne wearing orange! See below to order!   All item quantities can be changed at checkout. Orange Ties and Scarves Orange Bow Tie $10.00 USDOrange Tie $10.00 USDOrange Scarf $10.00...
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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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