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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, Marcy 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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November 2016 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Cara S!

November 2016 Volunteer of the Month – Congrats Cara S! Congratulations to Cara S. our November Volunteer of the Month!  Cara has been volunteering with Community Harvest since 2014 and helps to stock shelves in our Community Cupboard.  After hearing on television about the need that Community Harvest has for volunteers, Cara developed an interest for volunteering with us.  As a retired secretary, Cara enjoys helping others and values the help that Community Harvest provides to its clients.

Community Harvest Receives Grant for Kids BackPack Program through Feeding America Red Nose Day Fund

Thanks to a generous grant through Feeding America, Community Harvest Food Bank is able to feed meals to hundreds of kids in northeast Indiana who depend on the Kids BackPack program. We are proud to be a national member of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief charity, and the partnership with Walgreen Co. for Red Nose Day raised funding that will feed hungry children across the country.