As part of the Missouri Food Bank Association’s annual Hunger Advocacy Day, Ozarks Food Harvest is organizing a group of 40 volunteers to visit their respective state elected officials on Wednesday, March 29 in Jefferson City.
Ozarks Food Harvest distributed more than 5 tons of food this week to disaster response agencies in response to the devastating storms that struck last weekend.
Ozarks Food Harvest is responding to the needs of the victims of the weekend’s destructive tornadoes.
In early March the Scouts distributed specially marked grocery bags provided by Price Cutter Supermarkets throughout neighborhoods across Missouri.
During the month of March 2006, Wal-mart and Sam’s Club Stores will ask their customers to help raise money to end hunger. Contributions will benefit America’s Second Harvest, the Nation’s Food Bank Network and its members.
The Boy Scouts will bring all of the non-perishable donations they receive from Greene County and Springfield to Ozarks Food Harvest.
The Presley family from Presleys’ Country Jubilee recently presented Ozarks Food Harvest, the food bank of the Ozarks, with a gift of $13,500 in support of the Kids Cafe® program.
From March 1 to April 30, 2006, Ozarks Food Harvest will be participating in the Feinstein Challenge. Each year, the Feinstein Foundation challenges anti-hunger charities nationally to earn as much of its annual $1 million grant.
Bart Brown, Executive Director of Ozarks Food Harvest, has been selected to participate in an inaugural Leadership Conference sponsored by America’s Second Harvest, the Nation’s food bank network.