Helping Families Access Healthy Food

11.5 % of residents in Christian County are food insecure. Monthly nearly 1,400 Christian County families, with more than 4,000 family members, visit Least Of These, Inc. for assistance. Your gift plays a role in each of these families receiving 5 to 7 days of food each month!

“The program has literally saved my family from going hungry. I cannot express enough how thankful I am and my children are for the kindness and generosity of all those who make this possible.” –Client

We depend solely on your support…

Monetary Donations: Every dollar we receive goes straight into helping the families coming to Least Of These, Inc. for food assistance. For every $1 donated we can purchase $10 worth of food. Because of this low cost, monetary donations go much further to help support those in need. Least Of These, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Food Donations:

We can always use donations of non-perishable food to supplement our food purchases. Please see our current needs list. Food donations are received on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the north entrance door that contains a “Food Donation” sign.


Donate by phone
Call 417-724-2500 to make a donation by phone. A Least Of These, Inc. staff member will assist you and answer questions you may have about your contribution.

Donate by check
Donations via check may be given by mail. Please make donations payable to “Least Of These, Inc.” and indicate any designations on the memo line.

Least Of These, Inc.
1720 James River Rd.
Ozark, MO 65721

Become a Pantry Partner
Make a monthly donation pledge to make a difference. Your monthly donation will provide healthy food to families in need of food assistance.

Leave a Legacy Gift
If you are interested in leaving a legacy gift, please contact Kristy Carter at

Shop and Give
Least Of These has a wish list including many of the staple food and hygiene products we regularly provide to the families we serve. You may view the list here:

If you choose to select and purchase any of the items on this list, please request they are delivered to Least Of These, 1720 James River Rd, Ozark MO 65721 during regular business hours. Thank you for shopping to support local families in need!