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.
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.
America’s egg farmers will provide a free breakfast for the Joplin community.The American Egg Board will also make a donation of 54,000 eggs to Ozarks Food Harvest.
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.
St. John’s Clinic presented $40,000 to Ozarks Food Harvest today for The Food Bank’s Weekend Backpack Program.
The board of directors of the Ozarks Health Advocacy Foundation (OHAF) recently awarded Ozarks Food Harvest a $5,000 grant for the regional food bank’s Weekend Backpack Program.