Rural Summer Feeding Program: “We are So Thankful.”

  Thanks to a grant from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, this is the first summer the Food Bank has expanded the Summer Food Service Program to rural counties. This growth includes some rural communities from Langley and Grove in the north, to Idabel and Broken Bow in the south. The...

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New Partnership Feeds Cherokee Veterans

About 110,000 veterans live in the Food Bank’s service area, and a significant portion remain food insecure as a result of disability, trauma, and a variety of other factors. In the summer of 2015, the Food Bank increased outreach to this segment of our community that remains under-reported in hunger...

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Food 2 Veterans Drive

    Food 2 Veterans Drive Wednesday, May 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 200 W Albany St, Broken Arrow Located east of Elm Place on Albany Street in Broken Arrow 2 Works for You is hosting a food drive to benefit veterans. viewers...

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Bebe’s $1 Challenge Nets Huge ROI for Food Bank

  On Bebe Wright’s way to and from school near 61st and Peoria, she thinks a lot about other children who may not have as much as her family does. Recently, Bebe was chosen by her third grade teacher for their $1 Challenge at Metro Christian Academy. The challenge is...

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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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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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