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Summer Needs List

Summer Needs List

Hygiene Body WashBrushes (new)ChapstickDeodorantHairsprayRazorsShampoo/ConditionerShaving CreamTampons/PadsTissuesToothbrushesUnderwear – Men’s/Women’s (new) Household BathmatsClothes IronPillowsSheets/Bedding Kitchen Can OpenersCups/GlassesPlatesPots/PansTupperware Furniture (must be clean and free of stains) Dressers (small)Kitchen Tables, ChairsMattresses (no stain/tears)Sofas & Armchairs Cleaning Ajax/CometAll Purpose CleanerBath/Shower CleanerBleachBroomsDish SoapDish Washing LiquidGlass cleanerLaundry DetergentMopsPaper TowelsPine-SolSponges/Steel Wool/Soap PadsToilet Bowl CleanerToilet BrushesToilet PaperToilet PlungersTrash Bags Rare Breed Baby Wipes/DiapersBungee CordsFlashlightsFlipflopsHigh Protein SnacksPop-Top Canned FoodSunscreen/Aloe Vera/Bug SprayTarpsWater/GatoradeYA/Teen Clothes (new/gently used) Donations can be dropped off at 730 N Glenstone Ave, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Rare Breed donations can be dropped off at 301 N Main Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Download the Needs List Give Now!
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Missouri Homeowners Now Eligible for SAFHR Assistance

Missouri Homeowners Now Eligible for SAFHR Assistance

The Missouri Housing Development Commission (MDHC) introduced SAFHR for Homeowners, a program that will provide nearly $140 million in needed assistance to homeowners, while also maintaining the rental and utility assistance program. SAFHR for Homeowners is now live at SAFHRForHomeowners.com. Eligible Missourians can receive assistance to get caught up with their primary mortgage by applying in as little as 15 minutes. Eligibility and documentation requirements are clearly outlined at the application link above. This program will work directly with mortgage servicers to provide mortgage reinstatement, which pays past due primary mortgage balances to prevent foreclosures.    SAFHR for Renters will continue providing both rent and utility arrears for the period beginning April 2020 and up to 3 months of forward rent and prepaid utility assistance for eligible Missouri residents who have…
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Harter House Sales Benefit The Kitchen, Inc.

Harter House Sales Benefit The Kitchen, Inc.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2022)– Harter House Stores to Donate 5% of Store Sales to The Kitchen, Inc. March 2-8. March 2-8, Harter House stores in Springfield, Hollister, Nixa, Kimberling City, Strafford, and Shell Knob will donate 5% of sales to The Kitchen, Inc. The event is the 25th Annual Jerry Bettlach/Jim Trimble Memorial. “Our family founded the Jerry Bettlach/Jim Trimble Memorial 25 years ago to honor two men who were dedicated to giving back to our community. Jerry and Jim believed in serving those in need, especially the homeless.” – Barbara Bettlach, Harter House Shop at Harter House stores March 2-8 to support The Kitchen, Inc. The Jerry Bettlach/Jim Trimble Memorial has raised over $1 million to support The Kitchen, Inc. About Harter House Even before Harter House Butcher Shop…
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The Kitchen, Inc. Urgent Needs

The Kitchen, Inc. Urgent Needs

We are running very low on several items. If you can, please donate. These items help our clients in shelter and housing live with dignity. men's underwear women's underwear toilet brushes razors bath mats.    You can donate at 730 N Glenstone Ave Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Thank you!  
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The Kitchen, Inc. Announces 2022 Board of Trustees Executive Officers

The Kitchen, Inc. Announces 2022 Board of Trustees Executive Officers

[caption id="attachment_4075" align="alignright" width="240"] Ellen Hammock[/caption] SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Feb. 7, 2022)– The Kitchen, Inc. announces The Kitchen, Inc. Board of Trustees 2022 executive officers and new Board Trustees. The 2022 officers are: Ellen Hammock, VP Provider Services CoxHealth, board president Diane Winter Reidle, retired pharmaceutical sales, board vice president Katie Bolt-Goeke, retired clinical social worker, board secretary Rob Fridge, Executive Vice President of Administration and CFO Drury University board treasurer and Jason Clough, Principal Clough Law Firm, LLC, past board president. The new Board Trustees are: Susan Gladden, Project Manager Citizens Memorial Hospital and Abby Glenn, Business Development Specialist Central Bank. About The Kitchen, Inc. The Kitchen, Inc.’s mission is to bring stability and purpose to people who are homeless. Dedicated staff, collaboration with community organizations, and community support allow us…
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Longtime employee retiring after 28 years at The Kitchen, Inc.

Longtime employee retiring after 28 years at The Kitchen, Inc.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Feb. 7, 2022)– Longtime employee retiring after 28 years at The Kitchen, Inc. Kippie Kutz has given almost three decades of service to The Kitchen, Inc. She joined The Kitchen in 1993, working at the Missouri Hotel on Commercial Street. While at the hotel, Kippie was blessed to work with The Kitchen’s founder, Sister Lorraine Biebel for a number of years. Kippie became the Director of Major Gifts, a role she has held since 2008. Whether she is talking with clients, sharing the mission with the community, or raising money for the Capital Campaign—Kippie has been an integral part of The Kitchen’s success. In 2021, Kippie was named one of Springfield Business Journal’s Most Influential Women. “We are so grateful for the many years of service Kippie has given…
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