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The Reality of Summer Hunger

The Reality of Summer Hunger

July 7, 2019 in Charlie's Corner Harvest Time Newsletter

Hello from the O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief!

Summertime is upon us. Children are enjoying long days spent playing baseball with their friends or swimming in the neighborhood pool. During this sunny, fun-filled season, parents try to keep their pantries and refrigerators stocked with extra meals and snacks for hungry kids.

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The Purpose of Feeding America Audits for Ozarks Food Harvest

The Purpose of Feeding America Audits for Ozarks Food Harvest

July 5, 2019 in Bart's Hope Notes Harvest Time Newsletter

As members of Feeding America, every food bank in the country is required to undergo a comprehensive audit every two to four years. It was Ozarks Food Harvest’s turn this spring. The process is designed to ensure we are checking all the boxes in our contract with Feeding America, and it helps us learn about how we can improve. It also gives us a chance to share our company culture and passion.

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Taste of SoMo Helps Provide Meals

Taste of SoMo Helps Provide Meals

June 26, 2019 in Cause marketing

The community joined together in a big way for Taste of SoMo on Saturday. Thank you so much to everyone who visited us at our tents, donated tickets and funds and picked up some fun merch! Heartfelt thanks to Downtown Springfield for making us a beneficiary for the event. We can’t wait to share the total meal count with you!

We’re still tallying totals, but so far, Taste of SoMo has helped provide 4,212 meals! Stay tuned for a meal count update.

Arvest’s Million Meals Campaign Supports Hunger Relief

Arvest’s Million Meals Campaign Supports Hunger Relief

June 20, 2019 in Donation drive

Donations to The Food Bank tend to dip in the summer months. With school out of session, family vacations and other summer activities, donating isn’t always top of mind. But for food insecure families, summer can be the hungriest time of the year. That’s where Arvest Bank’s Million Meals campaign comes in.

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