You can help collect food & funds for Ozarks Food Harvest’s more than 200 food pantries and feeding sites across 28 southwest Missouri counties.
Download Food & Fund Drive Guide
See an example of a Virtual
See Current Food Drives
Most Needed Items:
- Tuna or other canned meat (chicken, Spam)
- Peanut butter
- Beans (dried or canned)
- Nuts (or other food items rich in protein)
- Soups & stews
- Boxed meals (macaroni and cheese, Hamburger Helper, potato dinners, pasta salads)
- Rice & pasta
- Spaghetti sauce (canned recommended; glass containers not accepted)
- Canned vegetables & fruit
Packaged frozen hamburger, chicken or other meats are accepted directly at Ozarks Food Harvest (not via food drives)
Other donation suggestions include:
- Baking essentials:
- Salt & pepper
- BBQ sauce & others
- Paper products:
- Paper plates
No glass, please.
Register your food drive
Please complete the form, and our food drive coordinator will contact you shortly to confirm food drive details and discuss logistics.
Ozarks Food Harvest has specially sized boxes, barrels or totes—and food drive posters—available for your use, but cannot deliver the receptacles to you. Please call 417-865-3411 to arrange pick up at The Food Bank at 2810 N. Cedarbrook in Springfield between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Barrel and tote quantities are limited.