Ozarks Food Harvest has a mission of Transforming Hunger into Hope. This simple statement serves as a meaningful summary of Ozarks Food Harvest's goal to supply as much food as possible to individuals in need. The Food Bank rescues, warehouses, processes and distributes food and supplies to 270 nonprofit hunger-relief organizations in 28 counties, reaching 30,000 children, families and seniors weekly. Founded in 1983, Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri. The Food Bank distributes 15 million meals annually, made possible with a network of member charities and direct-relief programs, such as the Weekend Backpack Program, After-School and Summer Food programs and Mobile Food Pantry program. Ozarks Food Harvest's facility, the O'Reilly Center for Hunger Relief, holds a superior food safety rating from AIB International.
2810 North Cedarbrook Avenue
Springfield, MO 65803