Ozarks Food Harvest received 5,773 pounds of food to distribute to its network of hunger relief charities as a result of the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Convoy of Hope food drive last week.
Southwest Missouri’s regional food bank, Ozarks Food Harvest, was named the 2009 Economic Impact Award winner in the charitable organization category by Springfield Business Journal last week.
Ozarks Health Advocacy Foundation (OHAF) awarded $7,500 to Ozarks Food Harvest at a press conference held today at The Food Bank’s new facility at 2810 N. Cedarbrook.
In response to today’s reader letter, “Wal-Mart should donate food items”, I’d like to make it known that the Supercenters here in the Springfield area actually do donate food items — enough for the community’s regional food bank, Ozarks Food Harvest, to meet the increasing needs of its more than 350 partner charities.
For the fifth straight year, one of the largest privately supported philanthropic organizations addressing hunger in America is helping Ozarks Food Harvest fight hunger in southwest Missouri.
Ozarks Food Harvest, The Food Bank announces the beginning of the move into its new food distribution facility at 2810 N. Cedarbrook this week.
For the second time in less than three years, the Rotary Clubs of Springfield and Nixa are helping Ozarks Food Harvest take hunger relief directly to those in need.
Three southwest Missouri foundations have focused their efforts towards local hunger relief to the tune of $259,500 this year.
Recent statistics show that one in five children in Missouri are on the brink of hunger and are among the neediest and hungriest in the United States.
After eight months of collecting canned goods, St. Agnes Elementary School donated 5,738 pounds of food to Ozarks Food Harvest.