Ivy Bend Food Pantry

41569 Ivy Bend Road Stover, MO 65078

"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.  I just wish He didn't trust me so much."

                             - Mother Theresa

Distribution Results for December, 2020:

 End-of-year numbers were down considerably from last month  There were 176 families including 428 individuals, with 96 children under 18 and 154 seniors over 60 served for the December distribution.   Five new families were added.

Distribution dates for 2021:

January 27
February 24
March 24
April 28
May 26
June 30
July 28
August 25
September 29
October 27
November 24
December 29

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

Happening in January: 

*Friday Senior meals:

01-01-21     Lasagna, salad, bread
01-08-21     Meatloaf cupcakes, potatoes, veggies
01-15-21     Tater tot casserole
01-22-21     Chicken fried chicken, potatoes, veggies
01-29-21     Brats, coleslaw (provided by food pantry gentlemen)

*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. 

Help Us to Help Our Community By Making a Donation.