Giving

“CAM means hope. We know we have someone who cares and doesn’t judge. We have peace knowing we are not doing life alone.”

Reyna, mother of three

In 2016, CAM distributed over 625,000 pounds of food to more than 38,000 Taney County residents in need. CAM clients are more than a number though.  They are people, young, old and in-between, facing difficult circumstances that result in food insecurity.

Will you join us in helping our Taney County neighbors?  It is easy to get involved, and your food or financial donation makes all the difference!  As a 510 c(3), your food and/or financial contribution makes you or your business eligible for a federal tax deduction and Missouri State tax credit (The State of Missouri will give you a food pantry tax credit of 50% up to $2,500. To learn more, go to http://dor.mo.gov/taxcredit/fpt.php).

 

Food Donations/Food Drives: 

CAM welcomes food donations! Whether you are interested in donating a bag of groceries or a truckload of fresh bananas, a pallet of close-to-code granola bars, or a case of toothpaste, we truly appreciate the help.

You may also consider hosting a food drive by encouraging your friends, family, church family, employees or business patrons to get involved.  We are always in need of peanut butter, canned soup, canned beans, canned vegetables, pasta or rice, canned fruit and boxed cereal or oatmeal.

Food donations may be dropped off at either pantry location:

CAM Food Pantry Branson Cam Food Pantry Forsyth
Monday-Friday, noon-3 p.m.
Please note that the Forsyth pantry is closed the fourth Wednesday of each month.
610 S 6th St
Branson, MO 65616
(417) 334-1157
director@christianactionministries.org
Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
CLOSED every Fourth Wednesday of each month
10726 State Highway 76 Ste E
Forsyth, MO 65653
(417) 251-0260
director@christianactionministries.org
Financial Contributions:

CAM relies on the generosity of others to fulfill its mission of helping struggling Taney Country residents with the gift of food. Through its purchasing power, CAM can purchase bulk food for pennies on the dollar.  We are able to buy $10 worth of food for only $1, making your financial contribution go a long way.  Will you prayerfully consider getting involved in the CAM ministry?

Your dollars at work for others

$7 –  feeds one person for 4 days

$28 – feeds a family of four for 4 days

$72 – buys a pallet (480 boxes) of cereal

$154 – buys a pallet (480 cans) of green beans

$263 – buys a pallet (320 lbs.) of ground turkey

Donate Today!

Other Ways to Give!

Gift of Stocks:

The gift of stocks is a gift that keeps on giving! Your contribution of stocks can make a tremendous difference in the lives of struggling families in Taney County.

Include CAM in Your Will or Trust:

Include CAM in your will or trust to make charitable gifts now or after your lifetime so that you can help give hope and show the love of Christ to people in Taney County!

Gift Annuity:

An annuity gives you the comfort of knowing your assets will benefit others later, while providing you income during your life.

How to get in touch:

To learn more or request a gift form, please contact Elizabeth Hughes at director@christianactionministries.org or (417) 334-1157.

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