A lake area electric company is giving back those in need.

Officials with Southwest Electric Cooperative recently sent over matching donations to the Share the Harvest Food Pantry totaling $5,000.

Share the Harvest serves Camden County and surrounding areas with food items at no charge.

The organization operates under the Central Missouri Regional Food bank, which also serves Benton, Morgan and Miller counties.

The Ozarks Food Harvest food bank serves Laclede, Hickory and Pulaski Counties.