Ozarks Food Harvest will participate in the tenth annual Feinstein Challenge March 1 – April 30, 2007, to receive a share of $1 million.
More than 70 southwest Missouri Boy Scout troops will collect food donations from community neighborhoods on Saturday, March 10, 2007, to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest and thousands of hungry people in the Ozarks.
Walgreens in Springfield, Branson, Nixa, Ozark, Republic and Lebanon are placing food donation barrels in stores, to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest after the recent ice storms and demand for emergency food assistance.
Ozarks Food Harvest, the only food bank serving 29 counties in Southwest Missouri, shipped more than half a million pounds of food in the two weeks following the ice storms that devastated communities across the Ozarks.
For the eighth consecutive year, the Presley family of Presleys’ Country Jubilee is sponsoring Ozarks Food Harvest’s after-school feeding program, Kids Cafe®, which feeds 900 children per night, five nights a week in 16 locations across the Ozarks.
Smart Chicken® delivery of 10,000 pounds of chicken – a $14,000 value – to Ozarks Food Harvest, the only food bank in Southwest Missouri.
Rotary Clubs of Springfield and Ridewell Corporation are partnering with Ozarks Food Harvest for The Food Bank’s newest project, the Mobile Food Pantry. The new Mobile Food Pantry truck will allow Ozarks Food Harvest to increase food distribution across the 29 counties it serves.
Ozarks Food Harvest’s “Compassion in Action” campaign leadership committee announced today that The Food Bank has accepted a challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa.
Local “home town” grocery store retailers are sponsoring Ozarks Food Harvest’s annual CHECK OUT HUNGER fundraising event. During this holiday time period, shoppers can make a tax-free donation of $1, $3 or $5 with their purchase at the check out to help fight hunger in the Ozarks.
Ozarks Food Harvest, the only food bank for 29 counties in Southwest Missouri, announces a capital campaign to build a new regional food distribution center in North Springfield.