Helping Around the Community (April 2021)

Thanks to you, local hunger funds supported many community partners in feeding those who are hungry. In the past few months, the following agencies and those they serve have benefited.

The Link’s Community, Outreach, Resources, and Engagement (CORE) Drop-In Center: CORE provides a place where youth who are at-risk of or are currently experiencing homelessness can get help with basic needs and connections to case management and long-term services.

Every Meal (formerly Sheridan Story): Every Meal supports people experiencing food insecurity by sending food home with kids in their backpacks. Despite Covid, they continue to provide food.

DARTS: Helps older adults lead independent lives. DARTS provides transportation and home services to seniors, caregiver support, and intergenerational volunteer opportunities.

Making Our Moms Successful (MOMS): Serves single parent households through mentorship programs, goal setting, educational opportunities, and activities.

Loaves and Fishes: Provides free meals to people in need.

Lutheran Social Service (LSS) Meals for Seniors: Supporting older adults to live healthier, more active, and independent lives, and make eating fun and easy. LSS also serves individuals experiencing food insecurities or who need assistance with nutrition or dietary needs.

Open Hands Midway: Provide a means for those who are economically challenged to obtain nutritious meals, groceries, and personal supplies, along with access to an array of community resources.

Shobi’s Table: A pay-as-you-can food truck that creates and serves from-scratch, delicious, nutritious meals.