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Every day The Salvation Army helps cure hunger by providing nutritious meals to neighbors in need.

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59% of people seeking food assistance choose between paying for food and paying rent or mortgage.

Each night in the U.S., 17.4 million families go to bed hungry. An additional 6.9 million families experience very low food security. That means they don't always know where their next meal is coming from.

"I'm Thankful for the fresh food pantry. My Family gets a meal every night with fresh produce."

Families should not have to choose between healthy food and paying rent. The Salvation Army provides more than 156,000 nutritious meals for seniors, children, and families in the U.S. every day.

Every day we're providing meals to families in shelters, people living on the streets, and those unsure of where their next meal will come from.

The Salvation Army fights hunger in our community through:

Our Front Line Feeding Program

Free lunch served daily from Noon-1:00 p.m. to anyone who is hungry located at our Harbor House: 636 N. Boonville, Springfield, MO

Our Senior Citizen Lunch Program

Anyone age 50 or older is welcome to participate in the Senior Citizen Lunch Program, which operates Monday through Friday at The Salvation Army’s Community Center located at 1707 West Chestnut Expressway. Seniors are invited to stop by, meet new friends & enjoy good food in a great atmosphere.

Senior Lunch Times:

August 22, 2021 - May 26, 2022 : 11:45am-1pm

Social Hour is at 11:00 am

May 31, 2021 - August 21: 11am-11:45am (Must arrive by 11:30am)

Social Hour is at 10:00 am

November 24, 11:30 am Community Thanksgiving Lunch

December 25, 11:30 am Community Christmas Lunch

CLOSED: April 15 ,May 31, June 20, July 1, July 4, September 5, November 24-25, December 26, December 30

Our Food Pantry

The Salvation Army's food pantry provides shelf-stable pantry items, bread, cereal, meat, and other household necessities. The pantry is open each Wednesday, 9:00 am. to 12:00 p.m. and then 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Thanksgiving and Christmas Meals

The Salvation Army provides Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for families unable to create a special meal themselves. We host homemade dinners at our facility and provide a Christmas dinner box to families enrolled in the Angel Tree program. Each box feeds a family of 6 and includes meat, potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, biscuits, cake mix and more.

Our Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance Programs

The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage/rent, utility bills, clothing, medication bills, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Corps Community Center, call the United Way Emergency assistance hotline at 211.

Our Bed & Bread Club

Many of The Salvation Army's services ensure families have nutritious food to eat and a safe place to sleep. Once the basics are covered, we support families with after-school programming, creative arts education, worship opportunities, and more. Learn More >

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email: program.intake@usda.gov

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