Springfield Chase Card Services rallied its employee networking organizations together last month to host a food drive for the community’s regional food bank—Ozarks Food Harvest—collecting a grand total of 11,878 pounds.
Ozarks Food Harvest’s director of development and communications, Denise Gibson, was named one of the 20 Most Influential Women for 2009 by the Springfield Business Journal this month.
Ozarks Food Harvest received 5,773 pounds of food to distribute to its network of hunger relief charities as a result of the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Convoy of Hope food drive last week.
Southwest Missouri’s regional food bank, Ozarks Food Harvest, was named the 2009 Economic Impact Award winner in the charitable organization category by Springfield Business Journal last week.
Ozarks Health Advocacy Foundation (OHAF) awarded $7,500 to Ozarks Food Harvest at a press conference held today at The Food Bank’s new facility at 2810 N. Cedarbrook.
In response to today’s reader letter, “Wal-Mart should donate food items”, I’d like to make it known that the Supercenters here in the Springfield area actually do donate food items — enough for the community’s regional food bank, Ozarks Food Harvest, to meet the increasing needs of its more than 350 partner charities.
For the fifth straight year, one of the largest privately supported philanthropic organizations addressing hunger in America is helping Ozarks Food Harvest fight hunger in southwest Missouri.