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.
Bryiar Callaway is an honor roll student, sings in the choir and dances competitively. She also has an ambitious goal: to make hunger history.
Thank you so much to everyone who donated to the Fight Hunger Faster Match Challenge! With your help, we were able to raise $10,000 to provide 80,000 meals for families facing hunger in the Ozarks.
For the past 38 years, Crosslines in Lebanon has helped put meals on the table for thousands of people in Laclede County.
Melody Pierson is easy to spot during her morning shifts at Ozarks Food Harvest’s Volunteer Center. With her colorful boots and entertaining dance moves, she’s impossible to miss.
One in five children and one in seven adults in the Ozarks struggle with hunger. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Feeding America and Ozarks Food Harvest are kicking off the sixth annual nationwide Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign online and in stores.
To celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month, we’re recognizing all volunteers who have donated 20+ hours of time to fighting hunger in the Ozarks. We are so thankful for each hour that you have sorted, packed, organized and distributed food for families facing hunger!
Hunger among young children, adults and seniors is discussed frequently—but what about hunger among the teen population?
At Ozarks Food Harvest, food safety is a top priority. We provide 17 million meals through our programs and hunger relief partners each year—and we go to great measures to ensure that all of the food for those meals is completely safe for consumption.
The volunteer community is integral to Ozarks Food Harvest’s mission. Each week, hundreds of volunteers step through the doors of The Food Bank to help make the Ozarks a better place to live.