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About Us

Staff

  • Deisy De Leon Esqueda, Manager
  • Sara Diel, Assistant Manager
  • Marcy Pearce, Office Assistant
  • Chatton Shanks, Office Assistant

Board Members

  • Ed Babel, Chair
  • Dave Schostag, Co-Chair
  • Jane Kohler, Secretary
  • John Wolf, Treasurer
  • Mary Flynn, Co-Treasurer
  • Dave Wortel, Co-Treasurer
  • Diane Deeren
  • Les Dittrich
  • Jim Fleming
  • Sara Frederick
  • Carolyn Hankins
  • John Knox
  • Suzanne Lewis
  • Kris Madsen
  • Robb Murray
  • Marcia Olauson
  • Nancy Zwickey

Administrative Costs

Our newsletter is printed and sent entirely through independent contributions. Immanuel-St. Josephs Mayo Health System has graciously agreed to print the newsletter and we have friends who pay for the postage.

This website is paid for by friends of ECHO and is not paid for by your donations.

Services at ECHO Food Shelf

Our three food programs work to address the specific needs of different populations.  Here are the data for the three separate programs at ECHO Food Shelf from 2011 to 2014.
 
 

Regular Food Program

 
Fiscal Year
(July 1 through June 30)
Year Ending
2014
Year Ending
2013
Year
Ending 2012
Year
Ending 2011

Food Distributed (Pounds)

1,175,417

1,116,579

1,099,822

1,036,930

Households Served

16,097

15,690

16,291

14,905

Senior Citizens (65+) Served

1,681

1,373

1,328

1,195

Adults Served

30,184

29,642

30,150

26,998

Children (17 and Under) Served

21,944

21,424

20,773

18,386

Total Individuals

53,809

52,439

52,251

46,579

 
 

Summer Feeding Program

The Summer Feeding Program provides supplemental food for children during the summer months when school lunches are not available. 

Calendar Year
(January - December)
2014
2013
2012
2011

Food Distributed (Pounds)

77,88562,58553,691

30,664

Households Served

2,5932,4092,0921,741

Children (17 and Under) Served

5,8134,7294,6003,499
 
 

Thanksgiving Basket Distribution

Families may sign-up and receive a Thanksgiving basket during the month of November.
 
Thanksgiving Basket
2014
2013
2012
2011

Food Distributed (Pounds)

27,61227,95723,17419,491

Households Served

1,0249731,0631,138

Senior Citizens (65+)

187139129118

Adults Served

1,8111,7031,8781,974

Children (17 and Under) Served

1,2031,1411,4231,350

Total Individuals

3,2012,9833,4303,442
 
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