Smart Chicken gifts protein to Ozarks Food Harvest just in time for the holidays
WHO: Ozarks Food Harvest is receiving a large donation of frozen chicken, thanks to Smart Chicken’s 14th annual Feed the Hungry campaign.
WHAT: The Food Bank will utilize the 6,700 pounds of Smart Chicken to help its member agencies across the Ozarks provide healthy and protein-rich meals to children, families and seniors in need this holiday season and after the new year.
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank, 2810 N. Cedarbrook Ave., Springfield, Mo.
WHY: Smart Chicken’s Feed the Hungry promotion donates one pound of poultry for every 10 pounds of product purchased in November at southwest Missouri grocers including Country Mart, Food 4 Less, Harter House, Price Cutter and Woods Supermarket.
“Meat is one of our most needed items at The Food Bank,” said Bart Brown, president/CEO of Ozarks Food Harvest. “For the past fourteen years, it’s been a blessing to receive a donation from Smart Chicken. This will allow us to provide nutritious, high-quality protein to families struggling with hunger in the Ozarks.”
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About Ozarks Food Harvest — The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving more than 200 organizations across 28 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank provides 14.6 million meals annually to more than 260,000 unduplicated individuals. Learn more at ozarksfoodharvest.org, facebook.com/ozarksfoodharvest or twitter.com/ozksfoodharvest.