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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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Planting Hope – 2017 Annual Gala and Auction

Community Harvest Food Bank cordially invites you to celebrate Planting Hope – 2017 Annual Gala and Auction. When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 6:00 PM Where: Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation, 10622 Parkview Plaza Dr., Fort Wayne, IN 46845 Black Tie $175 per Person Sponsorships are available! Bronze ($1,500): ·         Table for four guests ·         Repeating slide on large screens ·         Full page in program, signage, distribution, web Silver ($2,500): ·         Table for six guests ·         Repeating slide on large screens ·         Full page in program, signage, distribution, web Gold ($5,000): ·         Table for eight guests ·         Video...
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January 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Joyce W!

January 2017 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Joyce W! Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for January, Joyce W.  Joyce began volunteering with Community Harvest about five months ago as a way to keep busy during the winter months.  She comes in 3 times a week for several hours at a time and enjoys working with clients and helping stock shelves in Community Cupboard.  Joyce says helping in Cupboard is “what brings the most joy, just seeing the people and how much they appreciate.” When asked what she would share with somebody who had never heard of Community...
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December 2016 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Micheal H!

December 2016 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Micheal H! We are excited to announce that our December 2016 Volunteer of the Month is Micheal H! Micheal is our Fall 2016 intern and has been volunteering at Community Harvest Food Bank for several months. Micheal can be found assisting members of our development staff on a regular basis. Micheal is a Veteran and is currently attending IPFW in pursuit of a Business Management degree. He became interested in an internship with Community Harvest in order to learn how to apply business and management principles in a field that benefits the community....
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Turkey Rally 2016 is Here!

Turkey Rally returns Thursday, November 10th! This rally is a full day committed to the collection of donated frozen turkeys and traditional holiday food items for CHFB in collaboration with WPTA 21. Turkey Rally is important as we spread awareness about families in need of food assistance during the holiday season. As the holidays approach, now is the time to establish a friendly competition with your business, organization, school, or neighborhood to see who can raise the most food or funds for Turkey Rally! Any contributions collected will be delivered to CHFB on November 10th and distribution of the turkeys...
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