Two local groups of volunteers donated their time to Ozarks Food Harvest Thursday morning to help The Food Bank gather supplies for needy area children.
One of Springfield’s most popular chefs donated his time to teach local kids at the Springfield Community center a few tricks of the trade during the final Ozarks Food Harvest Chef for a Day on Monday.
Through the Feinstein Foundation, a national organization fighting hunger, Ozarks Food Harvest was awarded $1,141 for its participation in the 11th annual Feinstein Challenge.
To encourage donations for Ozarks Food Harvest, Dr. Kort Harshman is offering all first day services free to new patients when they donate five or more non-perishable food items.
Ozarks Food Harvest and Alice 95.5 FM will host the 10th annual Hungerthon. This four day event will celebrate “The Power of 10”; commemorating ten years of raising awareness about the faces of hunger and poverty in the Ozarks.
American Family Insurance is hosting two Springfield Cardinals games to collect nonperishable food items for Ozarks Food Harvest.
U.S. Congressman Roy Blunt will hold a press conference at Ozarks Food Harvest on Friday, May 16, at 11:30 a.m. at Ozarks Food Harvest’s warehouse located at 615 N Glenstone in Springfield.
On Monday, May 12, Wal-Mart will present a check to Ozarks Food Harvest as part of the food drive. The ceremony will take place at the Wal-Mart store located at 3520 W Sunshine in Springfield.
Southwest Baptist University will host the inaugural Bearcat Bowl flag football tournament at Plaster Stadium in Bolivar, to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest and other local charities in the Bolivar area.
Twelve local Wal-Marts are holding food drives from May 1 through May 31 for Ozarks Food Harvest, the only food bank serving 29 Ozarks counties.