Six Springfield and Branson chefs are competing in the Missouri Pork Association’s Taste of Elegance event. Ozarks Food Harvest is event partner for fifth consecutive year.
Boy Scouts across the Ozarks are going door-to-door in March to collect nonperishable food items for Ozarks Food Harvest during their 25th annual Scouting for Food food drive. The project wraps up on Saturday, March 29 with a one-day, community-wide food drive at several Walmart locations.
Seven Panera Bread cafés in Springfield, Branson and Joplin are kicking off Second Friday benefits for Ozarks Food Harvest’s Weekend Backpack Program on Valentine’s Day, donating a portion of select menu purchases to the children’s hunger-relief program.
Before you settle in next weekend to watch the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII, shake off your winter cabin fever and support a good cause during Dickerson Park Zoo’s third annual ZOOPER Bowl food drive benefiting Ozarks Food Harvest.
St. Susanne Catholic Church is the newest Ozarks Food Harvest Senior Food Box Program site, helping serve low-income Lawrence County seniors with nutritious food. Ozarks Food Harvest’s Senior Food Box Program supplements the diets of low-income seniors with nutritious USDA commodity foods.
Grocery shoppers have until Dec. 31 to Check Out Hunger for Ozarks Food Harvest at nearly 80 participating stores. Check Out Hunger gives community members the opportunity to add a $1, $3 or $5 tax-free donation to their bill when checking out at area grocers.
Ozarks Food Harvest is receiving a large donation of poultry, thanks to Smart Chicken’s 11th annual Feed the Hungry campaign. Senator Roy Blunt will visit The Food Bank to support the donation.
Ozarks Food Harvest recently received the highest rating of four out of four possible stars from Charity Navigator, the nonprofit corporation that evaluates charities in the United States.
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.