Jesus In Disguise

The bags of food are packed, the volunteers are in place, and the cars at Jesus in Disguise Pantry in Benton are snaked around the parking lot. The crew shared…

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Rising Above Hardship

It’s a cold, wet Saturday morning, and Sharon Daniels of Benton is standing behind a white folding table taking food from a plastic tub and putting into paper bags. She’s…

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God’s Calling

Angela Schaefer felt God’s call several years ago when she made a pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy, to learn more about St. Francis of Assisi, who gave up a life of…

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Keeping Good Spirits

Even though life has been rough as of late for Darrell, he believes in karma and passing around good to people to get it back in return. Darrell, originally from…

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Help One Another

Almost everyone in Lilbourn knows Rose, and it’s no wonder considering she’s 84 years old and has lived there all her life. As she sat in her wheelchair by the…

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Braving the Elements

When you’re hungry and have nothing to eat, cold weather isn’t going to stop you from getting food. Terri braved the cold for the monthly mobile food pantry at Bread…

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World of Difference

When Jane, of Chaffee, was diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago, she had to quit work because the cancer treatments left her feeling so tired and drained. At the…

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Food on Table

Josh, of Cape Girardeau, sat near a table at an indoor mobile food pantry at Good Lutheran Chapel in Cape Girardeau, recently. His dark glasses and the nearby cane were…

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Life Changes Quickly

You never know what life will throw at you. Bryan found this out one day while riding his motorcycle. “I was riding along the highway and then a deer just…

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VA Help Vets

The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO recently partnered with Southeast Missouri Food Bank to offer veterans extra food in their household. A mobile food pantry…

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