• Feb2020

      Some families seem to endure more hardship than others, and each person handles trauma to the best of their ability. Stephanie’s husband was killed when her daughter was just four years old. Since then, she has lived with her parents while raising her daughter. The four of them live...

  • Jan2020

    1 in 4 children in Oklahoma doesn’t have consistent access to food. When students don’t have the food needed for a healthy lifestyle, social and academic success in school becomes much more difficult. Always willing to try new methods of getting nutritious food to the people who need it, the...

  • Volunteering is a key component of the Junior Ambassadors program at the Food Bank. It exposes young students to the needs of others that may go unnoticed, and teaches them the value of service in strengthening their community. Meaningful volunteer opportunities also provide experiences that can help the students better...

  • Dec2019

    The holidays can be an especially stressful time for many as the pressure to provide food for family members is amplified. Thanksgiving may seem more like an added burden rather than a family celebration. But each year, the Food Bank strives to change that. One program to help support families...

  • 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...