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Help Feed Kids in the Ozarks!

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ORGANIZATION: Ozarks Food Harvest

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 62 people are interested

Help set the table for those in need!

One volunteer session helps The Food Bank provide more than 300 meals for our neighbors in need. Generous volunteers like YOU keep food donations moving through The Food Bank and into the hands of families, children and seniors needing a little extra help to set the table. Annually, volunteers help Ozarks Food Harvest distribute more than 10 million meals across the Ozarks.

Whether you can give a few hours monthly or commit to a weekly schedule, your gift of time helps Transform Hunger into Hope for children, families and seniors. Schedule your session today at ozarksfoodharvest.org/volunteer.

** Weekday Opportunities**

Weekday volunteers process thousands of pounds of food donations each week for distribution. These "Sort & Repack" projects involve sorting like items, checking expiration dates & package integrity and repacking for distribution. Projects are scheduled according to The Food Bank's incoming donations and distribution needs.

*Weekday Sessions - The Food Bank’s Greatest Need for Volunteer Help!

Monday - Friday: Morning Session: 9 am - 12 pm

Monday - Thursday: Afternoon Session: 1 - 4 pm

** Evening & Weekend Opportunities**

During evening and weekend events, volunteers assist with assembly of Weekend Backpacks for at risk elementary students (more than 4,000 distributed monthly) or Senior Food Boxes for low income seniors (more than 2,000 distributed monthly). If needed to meet distribution needs, volunteers will assist with Sort & Repack projects.

*Evening and Weekend Sessions*

Tuesday: 6 - 9 pm

Saturday: 9 am - 12 pm and 1 - 4 pm

Please schedule sessions in advance. You can register and see our schedule at www.ozarksfoodharvest.org/how-to-help/volunteer
Learn more about Ozarks Food Harvest at ozarksfoodharvest.org.

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About Ozarks Food Harvest


2810 N. CEDARBROOK, Springfield, MO 65802, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Ozarks Food Harvest is to "Transform Hunger into Hope" by alleviating hunger in southwest Missouri. Join Ozarks Food Harvest's mission with your generous donation of time! Learn more by visiting www.ozarksfoodharvest.org/volunteer.


Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving 270 hunger-relief organizations across 28 Ozark counties. The Food Bank currently provides more than 23 million meals annually. This is especially important as one in five children and one in seven adults face food insecurity in southwest Missouri.

Founded in 1983, the Food Bank accepts, processes, warehouses and distributes food and supplies to a network of food pantries, kitchens and shelters, in addition to direct-relief programs such as the Weekend Backpack Program, Mobile Food Pantry, After-School & Summer Food Programs, Senior Food Program and more.


Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing, Hunger


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2810 N. CEDARBROOKSpringfield, MO 65803




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12
  • Only 3 hours!
  • All sessions must be scheduled in advance

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