Archive for July, 2017

At Subway: Get a Sub, Give Hope : July 25, 2017

Enjoy a fresh sandwich at any Subway restaurant on Friday, August 4, and Subway will donate 10% of all sales to the two Oklahoma Food Banks. In addition to making a donation, each patron will receive a free sandwich with the purchase of any sandwich and 30 ounce drink.

Summer Isn’t Fun When You’re Hungry : July 24, 2017

Why did the Food Bank sponsor 12 federal Summer Food Service Program sites for the first time this year? Why did our Culinary Center produce and distribute thousands of meals each week with the help of VISTA members and community volunteers? Because for Starla and her family, and many others like them, summer isn’t fun when you’re hungry. “My husband works, but we have four children. In addition to that, my mother lives with us who is now disabled, as…

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Vista Members Help Make This a Hunger-Free Summer : July 5, 2017

This summer, for the first time, the Food Bank is sponsoring 12 federal Summer Food Service Program sites in Tulsa at select libraries and youth centers. Our Culinary Center produces thousands of meals each week and distributes them with the help of several AmeriCorps VISTA (mostly college students) members spending their time in service to the community. Thomas Von Borstel is a University of Tulsa student and football player. Every morning Thomas starts his day at 5:15 a.m. for summer…

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