Archive for March, 2016

The Village Project : March 26, 2016

The Village Project is one of the Food Bank’s, monthly volunteer groups. Additionally, they participate at Food Bank special events, such as the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. According to Akela Leach, executive director, “The Village Project brings people together through local community service projects.” When describing efforts at the Food Bank, Akela stated, “We love volunteering at The Food Bank because they support so many other agencies in the area. We know when we spend time there we are…

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HUNGER AT HOME: FOOD INJUSTICE IN OKLAHOMA : March 25, 2016

HUNGER AT HOME: FOOD INJUSTICE IN OKLAHOMA LIFE’s Vintage Newsmagazine | March 2016 www.LIFEseniorservices.org By Cindy Webb People start lining up at 10:30 or 11 in the morning,” said Karen Seabolt, referring to the 1:30 p.m. delivery of food from the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma’s Senior Servings program to the West Edison Plaza Apartments. The low-income senior apartment complex was the first group to receive assistance from the Food Bank’s Senior Servings program. Seabolt moved to West Edison Plaza…

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Food bank’s mobile trucks feed children out of school for spring break : March 15, 2016

BY LAUREN PARTAIN Read this story on KTUL Tulsa The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma is using mobile food trucks to feed children out of school for spring break. Directors said extended schools breaks can be challenging for some families who struggle to put food on the table. “Having somebody come by and provide a nice hot meal for them is a real bonus otherwise they might be going home to empty cupboards over the break,” said Greg Raskin,…

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