Hunger Action Month fundraiser helps provide 416 Weekend Backpacks to hungry children in 51 schools in the Ozarks.
Hunger Action Month fundraiser aims to collect $125,000 for the Weekend Backpack Program.
Ozarks Food Harvest, a member of Feeding America’s nationwide network of food banks, will observe Hunger Action Month with events throughout the month.
Ozarks Food Harvest received over 200,000 eggs in addition to Opal Foods’ annual spring donation.
Lucas Oil Speedway and KOLR 10 offers free admission to the races in Wheatland Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 1 when event-goers donate four nonperishable food items to Ozarks Food Harvest.
The Food Bank surpasses its 2015 distribution goal, delivering more than 16 million pounds of food to children, families and seniors throughout the Ozarks.
Rotary club members, Rotaractors, family, friends and prospective Rotarians volunteered at The Food Bank, sorting nearly 19,000 pounds of food and assembling 591 senior food boxes.
Ozarks Food Harvest will receive an estimated $70,000 in combined funds from the social media campaign #WeSparkChange, donations made at Walmart registers and select product purchases.
Ozarks Food Harvest will host the first Great American Milk Drive on Saturday, May 30. This free, family-friendly event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146 in Springfield, and kicks-off National Dairy Month beginning in June.
Ozarks Food Harvest is receiving a donation of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese from the “Be A Hunger Hero” campaign, created through a partnership with Kraft Foods, Tyson Foods, Sam’s Club and Champions for Kids.