Archives for August, 2011

Hunger Challenge ends next month, New child insecurity data unveiled

August 30, 2011

Ozarks Food Harvest and the Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ second Million Dollar Hunger Challenge for OFH member pantries and CFO affiliate foundations ends next month, and more than half of the participating nonprofits have yet to meet the challenge in order to receive matching funds.

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Weekend Backpack Program starts Friday

August 29, 2011

Ozarks Food Harvest provides backpacks with child-friendly food for students to take home over the weekends, when they do not have access to free and reduced breakfasts and lunches at school, or evening meals and snacks at after-school feeding programs.

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Dillon Stores’ host back-to-school drive

August 5, 2011

The four Dillon Stores in Springfield will host a back-to-school “food drive” beginning this Saturday to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest’s member food pantries and feeding sites this fall.

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