Reality television is helping get food to hungry children across the Ozarks. Ozarks Food Harvest was awarded a $17,397.79 grant this month for its Summer Food Service Program from money raised during two episodes of “American Idol” on FOX television.
Local artists are creating hand-painted items for Ozarks Food Harvest’s “The Art of Ending Hunger” benefit auction on Saturday, March 29 at Patton Alley Pub.
Ozarks Food Harvest will participate in the 11th annual Feinstein Challenge, to receive a share of $1 million given away by Rhode Island philanthropist Alan Feinstein of the Feinstein Foundation.
Southwest Missouri Boy Scout and Cub Scout units will collect food donations from community neighborhoods on Saturday, March 8, to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest and the more than 41,000 people the food bank reaches monthly.
Steak ‘n Shake donated 1,054 pounds of steak burger patties to Ozarks Food Harvest this month.
More than 70 area grocery and convenience stores collected more than $20,000 in donations for Ozarks Food Harvest’s annual, Ozarks-wide campaign to feed the hungry.
Missouri’s own Moark Midwest Divison are giving the Easter Bunny a run for his money this year. American’s egg farmers, including Moark Midwest Divison, are donating more than 12 million eggs during the month of March to help feed the nation’s hungry.
Local US Army officials will collect food and supplies for Ozarks Food Harvest on Saturday, January 26, at Wal-Mart Supercenters on E. Independence and N. Kansas in Springfield.
A Springfield tattoo parlor will donate 75 percent of its December 21 and 22 proceeds to Boyd Elementary School, where more than 50 percent of the children are enrolled in the free and reduced lunch program.
MBA Brand Smart Chicken will donate 7,000 pounds of frozen chicken to Ozarks Food Harvest on Thursday, The Food Bank announced today.