Sen. Roy Blunt is visiting Ozarks Food Harvest the week following Christmas to make a food donation and he’s participating in a morning volunteer session, alongside OFH volunteers.
Ozarks Food Harvest is receiving a large donation of frozen chicken, thanks to Smart Chicken’s 12th annual Feed the Hungry campaign.
Cashiers at 80 grocery stores across the Ozarks are still asking shoppers to participate in Check Out hunger by adding a donation to their bill to help provide meals for those in need in 2015.
Ozarks Food Harvest received a large truckload of nonperishable food items this morning, thanks to the seventh annual McDonald’s Cans for Coffee food drive.
Eighty southwest Missouri grocery stores are teaming up with Ozarks Food Harvest to help Check Out Hunger across 28 counties during the 16th annual retail fundraiser.
Thirty-nine schools and 24 businesses and community partners battled in Ozarks Food Harvest’s fourth annual school food drive competition. Collecting 39,450 pounds of food, or 32,875 meals—the most ever raised during a non-disaster relief food drive.
Ozarks Food Harvest and Panera Bread are partnering together for Empty Bowls, an event offering a basic meal of soup and bread—and a bowl created by a local artist—in exchange for cash donations to the regional food bank.
McDonald’s locations across the Ozarks are collecting “cans for coffee” offering customers one free small coffee in exchange for a canned good for Ozarks Food Harvest.
Ozarks Food Harvest recently welcomed Tommy Wohlegemuth, James Wilson, Jill Reynolds and Krystal Russell to its now 17-member volunteer board of directors.
The General Mills’ Team Joplin Community Action Council presented a $10,000 grant from the General Mills Foundation to Ozarks Food Harvest to help support the Weekend Backpack Program.