The local General Mills plant in Joplin presented a $10,000 donation to Ozarks Food Harvest for the regional food bank’s Weekend Backpack Program. The gift will support OFH’s program at Emerson Elementary School in Joplin.
Ozarks Food Harvest received food donated to the sixth annual McDonald’s Cans for Coffee drive this morning, collecting nearly 27,000 pounds — roughly 22,500 meals.
Firearms deer season starts tomorrow, and Ozarks Food Harvest is reminding hunters that they can donate venison through the state’s Share the Harvest program.
At least two Walmart Supercenters in Springfield are hosting “Holiday Helpings” collections for Ozarks Food Harvest this month at a day-long food drive.
Seventy-eight southwest Missouri grocery stores are teaming up with Ozarks Food Harvest to help Check Out Hunger across 28 counties during the 15th annual retail fundraiser.