• Apr2018

    When Brenda was a young child, her family didn’t have much. In fact, there were many times she would open the pantry and not find anything. It wasn’t that she was picky and didn’t find what she wanted, the cupboards were bare; there was nothing to eat. Brenda’s mother suffered...

  • Mar2018

    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!

  • Reasor’s returns to the Tulsa Home and Garden Show to help the Food Bank. Reasor’s will be back in the new park area this year selling flowers. The flowers has been a huge hit at the show year after year. As a result, and with a little help from the...

  • A Heart for the Hungry Can Quadruple Giving   John Barnett, Jr., a retiree of Williams, and his wife, Sandra, take every opportunity to support the Food Bank through matching challenge gifts throughout the year. Charitable foundations and other organizations often provide match challenges as an incentive to encourage donors...

  • Pathways is a program dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for adults with intellectual disabilities. On a regular basis you might find their clients volunteering in order to help feed hungry neighbors. This opportunity provides clients of Pathways interesting ways to get out into the community, socialize and most...

  • Nov2017

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sep2017

    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...

  • Jun2017

    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...

  • 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...