10Gym Can Food Drive : December 4, 2017

As the holiday season approaches and families prepare to enjoy dinner with loved ones, the reality exists that many of our neighbors may not have that opportunity. With one in six Oklahomans facing hunger every day, and many of our seniors and children going to bed hungry, 10GYM is partnering with the Food Bank to make a difference. 10Gym is urging employees, members, guests and the public to visit any 10GYM location lobby and drop off as many canned goods as they want.…


Prairie Brewpub Food Drive : November 30, 2017

  Prairie Brewpub is hosting a food drive/raffle that will run through the week before Christmas. Bring two non-perishable food items to the pub and receive a ticket that may win an amazing gift basket. The drawing will be on December 22. 2 items = 1 ticket. Gift baskets include: Hoodies, a variety of local restaurant gift cards, t-shirts, crowlers, and so much more. Prairie Brewpub 223 N Main St Tulsa, OK (918) 936-4395

From Lemonade to Sweet Corn : November 30, 2017

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 the corn harvest themselves and donated a large part of the proceeds to the Food Bank. With their parent’s guidance, these children are learning valuable lessons of concern for others and…


Show Some Love : November 28, 2017

Show some love to fight hunger by giving to the Food Bank. Now through January 12, 2018, Federal Employees can join the Combined Federal Campaign, the only authorized charitable solicitation campaign of federal employees. Federal employees can choose which participating charity they would like to support through either a one-time gift or payroll deduct. The Food Bank’s designation number is 73596. Click Show Some Love to fight hunger in eastern Oklahoma today and tomorrow.

Whole Foods Market Helps Fight Hunger : November 27, 2017

During the Whole Foods Market Holiday Giving Campaign from Friday, December 1 through Thursday, December 14, Whole Foods Market will offer customers a convenient way to provide food assistance for neighbors who are food insecure. Shoppers at both Tulsa Whole Foods Markets: 1401 E 41 St. and 9136 S Yale Ave., can offer a donation at the register for the Food Bank. Melissa Carlson, Marketing and Community Relations at Whole Foods Market Tulsa notes, “As part of Whole Foods Market’s commitment to…


Subway – World Sandwich Day : September 26, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017 is World Sandwich Day! To celebrate, Subway will be running a promotion of: “Buy One,  Get One,  Give One” For every sub + 30 oz drink purchased, Subway will give the customer a free sub (of equal or lesser value) and donate 1 meal to Feeding America. 75% of the funds will be distributed to the local food bank where the purchase was made.

For 35 Years, People Make the Difference : June 30, 2016

  Bill Major volunteered at Neighbor for Neighbor while he was in high school. During that time its director, Dan Allen mentored him. Later, Bill joined a Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry taskforce on hunger. The taskforce identified that food banking was a crucial element to help feed the hungry, and Dan ultimately hired Bill to run the emerging food bank. Under Bill’s leadership from 1981-1990, the various food pantries and services were pulled together into a single efficient network, there were…


Food Bank Receives Partner of the Year Award : May 25, 2016

Partners in Education, an organization with the goal of connecting schools with businesses and organizations to increase the quality of education, awarded the Food Bank the prestigious Partner of the Year Award. The Food Bank is the first partner to be nominated by two schools, Memorial High School and Penn Elementary.   In her nomination of the Food Bank, Memorial Special Education teacher, Karen Martin, highlighted the Food Bank’s efforts in teaching students about food, nutrition, and preparation as well…


Child Nutrition Reauthorization Social Media : December 9, 2015

Action Alert: Child Nutrition Reauthorization Social Media   Time is running out for Congress to pass Child Nutrition Reauthorization before the end of this year. This legislation covers critical child nutrition programs like the National School Breakfast Program, the National School Lunch Program, WIC, and the Summer Food Service Program.  Join us in calling on our Representatives in Congress to take immediate action on Child Nutrition Reauthorization. Simply post one of the messages below, or write your own using the #CNR15OK…