Our world is changing. For some of us that simply means working from home, but for others it means losing jobs and not knowing where our next meal is coming from. If you are worried about feeding yourself and your family, check out some local resources for food pantries, feeding sites, meals for children, meals for seniors, and how/where to apply for emergency food services in Springfield, Mo. For more news and information on COVID-19, visit our Coronavirus Resource Page HERE.
Crosslines Food Pantry
Crosslines is an outreach service of Council of Churches of the Ozarks. They provide emergency food services to those most in need in Greene County. Check out an interview with Tom from Crosslines about their current efforts to assist local residents during the pandemic.
One Heart - James River Church
The Salvation Army Springfield Pantry provides emergency low income food assistance as well as other emergency social services including:
- Rental Assistance
- Diapers & Formula
- Prescription Assistance
The Crimson House community outreach food pantry provides food to residents of Greene County.
Local food and clothing pantry for those in crisis.
Least of These Food Pantry
Least of these is a food pantry serving Christian County. Located in Ozark, Mo.
A message from Least of These
The Community Kitchen - Republic
Housed at Hood Methodist Church in Republic, Mo, The Community Kitchen serves meals to residents in need on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Frontline Feeding Program
Located in the Harbor House run by The Salvation Army, the Frontline Feeding Program serves lunch everyday to anyone that is in need.
Meals for Children
Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield
Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield is offering drive-thru meals at it’s 3 Springfield locations.
Springfield Public Schools
All SPS schools are serving daily grab-and-go, pick-up meals to children under the age of 18.
Meals for Seniors
Senior Age Mo
With the closing of local Senior Centers in town, meal delivery options may be available based on qualification.
Meals on Wheels of Springfield Mo
Meals on Wheels is taking on new clients for a small weekly fee. Unfortunately the program does not have a local informational website. For More information you can contact them via phone at: (417) 269-4696
State and Local Food Assistance
Missouri SNAP Program
Apply for the state food stamps program.
The WIC Program
A federal supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children.