Childhood hunger is often talked about, but teenagers, who exist in the upper end of the age spectrum, are often overlooked.
Make a difference during National Canned Food Month this February.
The Food Bank is embarking on a new adventure for 2020! We will soon begin repacking dry products in our volunteer center.
Every week day, seniors come through the doors of El Dorado Springs Senior Center to enjoy a hot meal, catch up with friends and play games.
You can help provide meals this winter through Food Fight!
Help us turn your table for two into dinner for many during Dine Out for Hunger 2020.
Desi Dixon only began volunteering at Ozarks Food Harvest in 2019, but she’s no stranger to The Food Bank.
In 1965, community members banded together to create the Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC). The organization was designed to alleviate poverty in southwest Missouri. OACAC currently serves 10 counties.
On the second Saturday of every month, 74-year-old Marie rises before the sun and makes her way to St. Joseph’s food pantry in Billings. Distribution days are her favorite—but not because she knows she’ll receive a box of food at the end of the morning.
Many children in the Ozarks are gearing up for a long winter break full of opening presents, traveling and enjoying holiday treats with family and friends. But for food insecure kids, winter break is filled with worry about how they’ll manage to eat without the security of school breakfasts and lunches for two weeks.