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Mission Statement

To find, rescue and distribute food to people living in poverty through an efficient network uniting the public and private sectors; To raise awareness of the impact of poverty.

Description

Founded in 1983, Shared Harvest Foodbank collects, warehouses, transports and distributes contributions of wholesome surplus food and other grocery style products to 100+ food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and similar non profits in Butler, Warren, Preble, Darke and Miami counties which provide either hot meals or bags of groceries to people in need.

In addition, Shared Harvest distributes 35 pound boxes of food to over 1,700 senior citizens each month in Butler, Warren, Preble, Darke & Miami counties; distributes child friendly, nutritious foods each Friday to 3,400 Butler, Warren, Miami and Darke County elementary students identified as nutritionally at risk providing food for them over the weekends; and administers USDA’s Emergency Food Assistance Program for four sister Foodbank’s serving an additional 26 Ohio counties.

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http://www.sharedharvest.org

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