A $125,000 gift to Ozarks Food Harvest from the Walmart Foundation State Giving Program will be utilized by The Food Bank as a challenge grant opportunity to raise funds with the aid of affiliate community foundations of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks to reach individuals who are not eligible for any government assistance, but need charitable help.
Ozarks Food Harvest will announce results of a food insecurity study at a press conference Thursday morning at The Food Bank with Walmart Foundation and Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) officials.
Springfield’s annual Cowboy Classic Pro Rodeo is partnering with The Food Bank to collect food donations. Attendees are asked to bring donations of food to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest and in exchange will receive $2 off their ticket plus a free Fazoli’s coupon.
As schools let out this summer, many area children will lose their one opportunity during the day to have a nutritious breakfast and lunch.
About Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the only food bank in southwest Missouri, serving
Sixty local grocery stores collected more than $27,000 for Ozarks Food Harvest during the nonprofit’s annual Check Out Hunger campaign.
Boy Scouts will Scout for Food in Springfield neighborhoods this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to collect nonperishable food items for Ozarks Food Harvest.