Governor Parson Announces $5 Million in CARES Act Funding For Six Missouri Food Banks

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced $5 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to be divided among Missouri’s six regional food banks to help citizens who continue to rely on food assistance. The food banks serve the needs of more than 1,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters, and other meal sites across the state.

 

The $5 million will be distributed as follows:

Harvesters Community Food Network $990,413
Ozarks Food Harvest $925,073
Second Harvest Community Food Bank $359,288
Southeast Missouri Food Bank $504,818
St. Louis Area Foodbank $1,462,145
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri $708,263
Feeding Missouri* $50,000
Total

*For training, technical assistance, & reporting

$5,000,000

 

 

The Missouri Services Navigator has information on food pantries and over 2,800 programs and services available in the state.

 

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