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Laura Miller George Help Center
409 Fairground St., Mexico, MO 65265
Business Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm 7 Saturday 9:00am-noon. 
Food Distributions: Supplemental food provided from Feeding America and TEFAP on a monthly basis on every Wednesday of the month, 9:00am-noon on the 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesday and 2:00pm-5:00 pmon the 3rd Wednesday. Food Distribution in Vandalia, MO. on the 3rd Thursday of each month , 11:00am-2:00pm, located at 200 S. Main St. Eligibility for food, that you are experiencing food insecurity. We “Share food with our Neighbors “ every Monday morning from 9:00am-10:00am and you may come every week if you need food. Emergency financial assistance includes prescription medicine, birth certificates and other emergency needs on an individual basis, depending upon the individuals needs. Also provides clothing free to those who are in need and operates a thrift store for individuals to purchase clothing. Never a charge for food.

Mexico Senior Center
606 Park St.
Mexico, MO 65265

Meals Served  Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Missouri Department of Social Services 
Family Support Division
4690 South Clark, Mexico, MO  65265
573-581-3312  855-373-4636

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Family Support Division can help you or your family with food stamps, healthcare, child care, child support, and other needs as we support our mission to maintain and strengthen Missouri families.

St. John’s Catholic Food Pantry
7th and Elm, Laddonia, MO 63352

Distribution 3rd Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Vandalia Salvation Army
1501 W US Hwy 54, Vandalia, MO 63382
573-594-2146 (can leave message, but would prefer people come in person Tues or Thur between 9am and noon)

Located at the Second Missionary Baptist Church. We help pay utility bills, food costs, prescription medicines, and prescription eyeglasses. Occasionally, through partnership with other local charities and organizations, we can offer gift certificates or other vouchers to local retailers. We also carry the necessary forms to apply to the CMCA Emergency Assistance Program in Columbia MO.