Walmart Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

Join Walmart, Feeding America and The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma for the annual Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign from April 2- April 30 this year!

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From Lemonade to Sweet Corn

In the summer of 2016 we told you about Hudson and Bennett running a lemonade stand, out of which they decided to give their proceeds to help others who were hungry. This summer they grew sweet corn at their “Papa’s” farm just north of Ponca City. The boys helped with...

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Ag Students Give Back to Fight Hunger

FFA’s Multifaceted Approach “’Work for a cause, not for applause’ has been the motto we are trying to encompass when it comes to the goals we set this year,” said Brooklan Light, State FFA Reporter. “During Blast OFF training at the beginning of the year, we set several goals as an...

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Bryan Parker Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee

Bryan Parker is a student in the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation Culinary Trade Program. He provided a stirring testimony on the importance of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) in front of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee in Washington DC on September 15, 2017. He then met with Chairman...

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Summer Isn’t Fun When You’re Hungry

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...

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Vista Members Help Make This a Hunger-Free Summer

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...

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Philbrook Partnership Brings in the Green

The Food Bank is pleased to announce the renewal of the collaboration with Philbrook’s Edible Garden Project. This rekindled partnership will help provide even more fresh food to the Produce Project. Last year, over 31 percent of the Food Bank’s distribution was fresh produce. This year is currently on track...

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KJRH 2 Works for You Veteran Food Drive

On June 1 you can help our Oklahoma veterans. Stop by KJRH studios on Brookside, the Riverwalk in Jenks, or the Broken Arrow Rose District, and make your donation to Food Bank programs which will benefit veterans. For more information, contact Kinsey Cranford at 918-936-4511 or kcranford@okfoodbank.org.

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Help Us Achieve A Hunger Free Summer

Hunger Free Summer Summer Isn’t Fun When You’re Hungry, and Oklahoma is stuck at 51st in the country for summer feeding assistance. With school out of session, the free and reduced-price meals upon which so many children rely are no longer available and childhood food insecurity increases. 1 in 4...

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Meet Chuck

Chuck has gone from Lafayette, Louisiana to Laredo, Texas and is now living in Tulsa. He was the Lafayette Mardi Gras parade king while in high school, owned his own bar-b-que restaurant, sang there on the weekends in a small band, and worked with his family’s ranch. Now 77, Chuck...

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