Community Outreach Ministries of Bolivar
Bolivar, MO | http://www.bolivarcom.org
Community Outreach Ministries (COM) exists to eliminate hunger and poverty in Polk County by mobilizing the local community to address needs in fulfillment of Jesus' command to love our neighbor.
COM operates a Food Pantry that assists over 500 familes each month, offers case management to help clients achieve personal goals, runs an employment access program, and operates Compassion Thrift--a thrift store that provides affordable goods to the community.
COM also partners with The Salvation Army as a Service Extension Unit for Polk County. Funds from the annual Red Kettle Campaign are used for benevelonce in the form of rent and utility assistance, fuel vouchers, medicine, and transportation.