Sen. Blunt volunteering at OFH with post-holiday message
WHO: Sen. Roy Blunt is visiting Ozarks Food Harvest, the regional food bank for southwest Missouri, the week following Christmas.
WHAT: Sen. Blunt is making a food donation and he’s participating in a morning volunteer session, alongside OFH volunteers, helping to inspect, sort and repack food donations at Ozarks Food Harvest’s facility, the O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief.
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 29 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank, O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief, 2810 N. Cedarbrook Ave., Springfield, Mo.
WHY: Sen. Blunt’s visit is timely as upcoming January and February are peak demand months for OFH’s network of hunger-relief charities. Donations to OFH drop sharply after the holiday season each year.
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About Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving 200 organizations across 28 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank distributes 12.5 million meals — or more than 15 million pounds — annually to more than 260,000 unduplicated individuals. Learn more at ozarksfoodharvest.org, facebook.com/ozarksfoodharvest or twitter.com/ozksfoodharvest.