Least Of These, located in Ozarks, is the only full-service food pantry for residents living in Christian County. Among the services offered: food assistance, clothing assistance, laundry and personal care items, Thanksgiving food baskets and senior citizens receive Christmas food, fruit baskets and gifts.
Aids families, children and individuals by providing adoption, counseling, education and resources to assist with physical and emotional needs. Regional offices located in Springfield, St. Louis, St. Charles, Columbia, Cape Girardeau and a satellite location in Franklin County.
From health clinics to microloans, water wells to animal husbandry, community meals to advocacy, ELCA World Hunger makes it possible for the ELCA to respond, supporting sustainable solutions that get at the root causes of hunger and poverty.