Monthly Archives: October 2015

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

As you celebrate Thanksgiving, our annual national celebration of Food and Football, and as you remember the things for which you are Thankful, please know how much we are thankful for this community of folks in Marion County who support … Continue reading

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Hunger in Rural America

Rates of food insecurity among rural households are generally lower than urban households, but slightly higher than the national average. The irony is that many of these food-insecure households are in the very rural and farm communities whose productivity feeds … Continue reading

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Box Filling Pizza Party

The Tuesday before Thanksgiving has always been the busiest day of the year for our food bank. For example in 2014, we had 120 of our neighbors come in for food and 171 boxes were given to neighbors. If that … Continue reading

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Community Service Opportunity

STUDENTS: DO YOU NEED TO SATISFY YOUR COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIREMENT? Marion County Community Ministries can help you meet your Community Service Requirement. Our services include the Marion County Food Bank and Good Neighbors. Within these services, we are always in … Continue reading

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Thank you! Thank you!

To the anonymous person or persons who cleaned thoroughly the client and work areas of the Food Bank and Good Neighbors facility. THANK YOU! The building looks sensational. Please let us know who you are so we can properly acknowledge … Continue reading

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Monthly Results for October 2015

body { color:blue; }   Food Bank Results Category MCCM1 Reporting CAFB2 Reporting Adults 1204 895 Children 600 440 Families 620 464 Boxes 886 N/A Total Active Clients 1322 N/A Total Inactive Clients3 1287 N/A New Clients This Month 29 … Continue reading

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Introducing New Volunteers

Welcome and thank you to our new volunteers, Kim Sisk, Joy Downum, Eva Malaspino, Karen & Charles Case, Connie Johnson, and Vickie Wells. Please make them feel welcome.

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