• Sep2019

      Tom Robinson saw a story on the TV news a few years ago about the Food Bank’s summer feeding program. Since he was a senior he thought he would go down join others like himself and help out. There were just two others at the time and a few...

  • Aug2019

    Paul Dominy is a long-time supporter of the Food Bank and is so committed that one could say he is married to the idea. Over the last year or so, additional commitments placed on Paul’s time limited his opportunities to volunteer. He wanted to do more and thought creatively on...

  • Jun2019

    Disaster Responses Require a Whole Community Collaboration Thanks to a response from the community: individuals, businesses, civic groups, and religious institutions, the Food Bank has provided supplies for first-responders and food relief for people recovering from flood waters and severe weather. These are just a few examples. News On 6...

  • Summer Is Stressful for Too Many Children This year the Food Bank is hosting 72 summer feeding sites across eastern Oklahoma through a variety of programs. There is nothing like the sight of children’s excitement when they see the Mobile Eatery rolling into place. Click here for more information about...

  • Apr2019

    Masalene Jackson defines the exemplary qualities one would expect from an outstanding volunteer. She selflessly and cheerfully devotes herself to the cause of providing hunger relief to people who are struggle through difficulties. It is with great pleasure the Food Bank bestows her with the inaugural Volunteer of the Year...

  •     Providing food to students during extended academic breaks when school meals aren’t available is a big component of Food for Kids programming. Brennan Grey grew up in the Tulsa area and now studies English and Creative Writing at TU. He worked last summer in the Summer Feeding Program...

  •   Longevity and consistency are frequently overlooked values in a fast-paced world of newer, faster, more. However, longevity, consistency, and compassionate energy describe Evelyn Nienhuis’ commitment to providing hope to hungry Oklahomans. Evelyn’s devotion and involvement with the Food Bank dates back to the earliest days of operations. Ms. Nienhuis...

  • Feb2019

      Battle of the Bands is the much-anticipated annual event of the Junior Ambassadors. Each year it brings new levels of participation, leadership, and action from area high school students, as well as an evening of enthusiastic fun for musicians and concertgoers of all ages. Last year introduced a unique...

  • Dinalee Artist and Advocate

    February 14, 2019

    This poster was designed for use at each school site housing a school pantry. It informs students that confidential food help is available and how to access it. Meet the winner of the design contest, Dinalee from Rogers High School. “The inspiration I got, by creating the poster, was from my...

  •   Over the next 15 years, projections indicate the number of people aged 65 and over in Oklahoma will rise by 37 percent. Many seniors face mobility and health obstacles combined with living on low-wage fixed incomes, which creates problems of food insecurity for many people in this vulnerable population....