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About Operation Food Search
Operation Food Search is a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to ending hunger in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Established in 1981, we are the largest distributor of free food in the bi-state region. We distribute more than 2.75 million pounds of food and household essentials to 250 community partner agencies, which in turn feed 190,000 people in need each month – nearly one-third of whom are children.

Nutrition Education
January 2, 2019

Making S.M.A.R.T. New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

As we leave the holiday season behind us and spring into a new year, it’s easy to overwhelm ourselves with goals and resolutions. Making goals…
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Media Releases
December 18, 2018

STLToday: Operation Food Search Raises $109,000 at Handbags to End Hunger

This coverage comes from as a recap of our successful event, "Handbags to End Hunger."  The event was held as the Clayton Plaza Hotel…
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Nutrition Education
October 4, 2018

The Power of Fiber

By: Katie Jackson, RDN, LD Over the years, there have been multiple nutrients/diets/supplements to claim the nutrition buzz-word spotlight. While these topics may or may…
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Nutrition Education
September 25, 2018

To Bean or Not to Bean?

OFS staffer Katie Jackson, RDN, LD takes you more in-depth into the world of beans. What makes them essential to a healthy diet and provides…
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