Food Rescue Van

$10,255 of $10k goal

Raised by 120 people in 42 months
Lisa Lewis Wallace  GREENFORD, OH

Each week the Big Reach Center of Hope recues more than 1,500 pounds of food from local restaurants, bakeries, and hospitals.  In 2013 alone we have already rescued more than 20,000 pounds of food. This rescued food is given to families in need in our community.

 

Our 'Food Recue' program is vital in keeping our pantry stocked with food to help fight hunger in Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull, Portage, Stark, and surrounding counties.  The success of this program heavily depends on our volunteer drivers and reliable transportation.

 

We are saddened to announce that our 'Food Rescue' van has traveled its last route. It has become unreliable and a safety hazard. Among needing new tires and a new engine, there are several other issues that would cost more than the van is worth.

 

We knew a new van was immenent in order for us to continue our outreach efforts but we didn't realize it would happen so suddenly. We are thankful to one of our partners who has generously allowed us to borrow one of their vans to pick-up the food waiting for us this week.

 

However, this is a very temporary solution and we have an urgent need to find a van and the funds to make the purchase.  If we can find 1,000 people to donate $10 each, we will reach our goal and have the funds to purchase a van to continue our 'Food Rescue' program. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 330-533-3278.


Big Reach Center of Hope Website: www.bigreachministries.org

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Update 6
41 months ago

It took exactly one month and a very generous community, we have met and exceeded our goal of $10,000!!! Take a look at our new van, it is a symbol of your passion & commitment for fighting hunger in our community!
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Update 5
41 months ago

We are blown away by our community's generosity. We've raised 77% of our goal! We're ALMOST there. Share this campaign with your friends, maybe they have a passion for fighting hunger in our community too. We'd love to close this campaign at the end of next week so let's work together to raise the last $2,300, that's 230 people donating $10 each. Thank you!
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Update 4
42 months ago

God is good. We write thie update today, extremely humbled, and want to thank everyone who has donated to this campaign. In just over a week you have donated $4,645.00!! We are almost to 50% of our goal and feel so blessed by all of you and generosity. If you know of anyone who shares your passion for fighting hunger, feel free to share this campaign with them. Be blessed!
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Update 3
42 months ago

23% of our goal! We are so blessed and are so thankful for everyone's kind & generous spirits.
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$10,255 of $10k goal

Raised by 120 people in 42 months
Created April 1, 2013
DS
$100
dorothy sanders
40 months ago (Monthly Donation)
DS
$100
dorothy sanders
41 months ago (Monthly Donation)
RL
$10
Rita's of North Lima
41 months ago
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$10
Anonymous
41 months ago (Offline Donation)
TH
$1,500
Todd Hogan
41 months ago
TK
$25
Timon Kaple
41 months ago

Keep up the good work. Tim

$20
Anonymous
41 months ago
SL
$10
Susan Laughlin
41 months ago

Keep up the great work! Please know that the community supports you.

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$10
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41 months ago (Offline Donation)
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$10
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41 months ago
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