• Jan2019

    Sandy Alexander is a hero, just like her husband of 50 years. Ron was a decorated Lieutenant Colonel and helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, however, it was his infectious kindness to others that marks his legacy. Sandy thinks of her charitable work in the same vein. “Ron left me...

  • Dec2018

      In December the Food Bank’s partnership with All Souls, Partners in Education, Junior League of Tulsa, and Tulsa Public Schools continued with holiday theme school family dinners. Community School Family Dinners are designed to help engage families with their school community in a positive, affirming manner in order to...

  • Nov2018

    100 Miles of Food

    November 28, 2018

      In the Fall of 2018 the Food Bank hurdled over a major milestone. Providing more than a cumulative of 300 million pounds of food with dignity, for people in need throughout eastern Oklahoma. Over these 37 years, your generosity has made the Food Bank a conduit of getting food...

  • Thanks to so many gifts this holiday season, the Food Bank was able to help families that struggle to put food on the table during holidays and everyday. We would like to tell you just two of those stories. Lani the Eager Volunteer Lani came to the Food Bank with...

  • Don’t Let Our Superheroes Go Hungry. They need After School Fuel. After leaving a traumatic relationship and starting over with her young son Joe, Rina worries about her job and her future in this economy. Getting back on her feet, she is making ends meet, but she has trouble with...

  •   “Your organization helped us make the season a little brighter for our residents.” -Larry Harris   Last year the Food Bank received this note from Larry Harris, Resident Services Coordinator for Bradford and Edenwood Apartments. It underscores just how important your gifts are during the holidays. “The communities of...

  • Oct2018

    Farm to Food Bank is a pilot program and example of how conservation is key to fighting hunger. The program is designed to improve soil health, key to producing enough food to feed everyone on the planet. The gleanings from the program go to feed people who are hungry now....

  • Sep2018

    As continuing participants in the United Way Day of Caring, the Cherokee Nation brought more volunteers to the Food Bank than they ever have. About 50 people worked on a variety of projects in the Volunteer Center, in the gardens, and in the Growtainers. The Cherokee Nation has a presence...

  • Aug2018

    An extremely patient single mother to three boys, two of whom are twins, Terri is a kind-hearted mom who is struggling just to get by. The boys received lunch this summer from the Food Bank’s Mobile Eatery food trucks at a Tulsa area apartment complex. Recently, Terri had surgery to...

  •   The 2018 Sara J. Waggoner Hunger Awareness Award was presented to the Residents of Montereau as a result of their collective, consistent involvement with the Food Bank. Since 2009, the steady stream of volunteers led by Lloyd Zelewski, and riding their unique purple van, have provided thousands of hours...