Ivy Bend Food Pantry

41569 Ivy Bend Road Stover, MO 65078

One day, love will come in the form of somebody who wants to give more than take
and you will know why love is rare.

                             - Mark Anthony

Distribution Results for November, 2020:

 There were 212 families including 490 individuals, with 99 children under 18 and 181 seniors over 60 served for the October distribution.   Four new families were added.

Remaining distribution date for 2020:

December 30

Food distribution is between 8:00 a.m. and noon.

Happening in December: 

*Friday Senior meals:

12-04-20     Oven fried chicken, potatoes, California mix veggies
12-11-20     Baked spaghetti, salad, garlic bread
12-18-20     Turkey-bacon club, chips
12-25-20     No meal

*Subject to change

Notes and Information:

The  Ivy Bend Community Food Pantry board meeting is held on the third Sunday of each month starting at 2:00 pm.

Other ongoing FREE weekly services provided at the Ivy Bend Food Pantry:

   AA /NA and AL-ANON Meetings:  Wednesdays starting at 7:00 p.m.

   Walk with ease and gentle exercise each Monday, Thursday & Saturday at 8:30 a.m.

   Little Free Library - Take a book - Return a book

Referral service is available for GED and tutoring classes.   For more information, please contact the Pantry at 573-372-9892.

Every Friday night between 7:00 and 10:00, teens are gathering at the Ivy Bend Youth & Community Center (4039 Sawmill Road) to socialize and have fun.  Children must be between the ages of 11 to senior in high school.  Come join us.  The Community Center is also available to rent for meetings, family get-togethers, etc.  For more information, please call 573-372-5323 or 573-372-0984.

Lakeview Baptist Church hosts Bible study.   For more information, call 372-8319.

Central Missouri Transportation provides personal and non-emergency medical transportation for persons 60 or older.   If you are on Medicaid (MO HealthNet), you can also call the phone number on the back of your insurance card for medical trips.  Call Michelle Aholt at 573-378-9980 or 573-796-4051.

Food pantry's vision for community:

The Ivy Bend Food Pantry was established to help our neighbors in need. With the help of dedicated volunteers and neighbors with big hearts, the organization has grown and continues to grow as the needs in the community continue to increase. We operate with a total of 37 volunteers. We are helping over 330 families and 1500 individuals with needs by providing  supplemental food, education training and health-improvement classes. 

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