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July 25, 2023

Fox 2 features Deweys & Tomato Explosion

Operation Food Search shares details on the 'Tomato Explosion' fundraiser Local restauranteurs create a special dish or designate an existing dish featuring tomatoes. Every time…
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July 18, 2023

KSDK highlights Summer Meals at SLCL

St. Louis County Library offers free, fresh produce to families in need Watch this KSDK featuring OFS Summer Meals Program and the partnership with St.…
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June 30, 2023

OFS Partners with Campus Food Pantries

OFS Agency Relations Manager, Melanie Auberry, joined KTRS to discuss food insecurity among college students and the partnerships being created with campus food pantries. Listen…
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June 5, 2023

OFS Summer Meals Program Starts Today

STL County Library Summer Lunch Program begins June 5 St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search will provide lunches to children this summer at…
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May 26, 2023

OFS Highlights 2023 Missouri Legislative Session

2023 Legislative Wrap-up Though the last day of Missouri’s 2023 legislative session on May 12th was spent in a stalemate, there were 59 “truly agreed…
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May 8, 2023

OFS receives $30k from RGA

RGA Foundation Awards Operation Food Search $30,000 Grant to Support Operation Backpack and Child Nutritional Needs The RGA Foundation has awarded Operation Food Search (OFS)…
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April 11, 2023

Welcome new OFS Chair Erin Brooks

Erin Brooks Named New Chair for Operation Food Search Board of Director Operation Food Search (OFS) is pleased to announce that Erin Brooks has been…
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April 4, 2023

OFS, STL CITY SC and MLS WORKS partner

St. Louis CITY SC partner with MLS WORKS, Operation Food Search ahead of inaugural home match St. Louis CITY SC are partnering with MLS WORKS…
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March 29, 2023

GiftAMeal, West County Center partner for OFS

St. Louis based GiftAMeal partnering with West County Center help feed the needy Charitable giving continues to get easier and easier especially if you have…
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February 15, 2023

OFS & St. Louis City team up to rescue food

St. Louis CITY SC Unveils “Our CITY” Sustainability Initiative Which Includes CITYPARK Being a Zero Waste Stadium CITYPARK, the home of St. Louis CITY SC,…
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January 31, 2023

BoA awards OFS grant to support Fresh Rx

Bank of America takes fresh approach to fight food insecurity In the ongoing challenge to end food insecurity, which has a significant long-term impact on…
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January 20, 2023

Enterprise Awards OFS $20K Grant

Enterprise Holdings Foundation Awards $20,000 Fill Your Tank Grant to Operation Food Search The Enterprise Holdings Foundation has awarded Operation Food Search (OFS) a $20,000 grant…
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January 20, 2023

OFS received $75K Donation from BoA

Bank of America Donates $75,000 to Operation Food Search In Honor of Employee Health Initiatives Bank of America donated $75,000 to Operation Food Search (OFS)…
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December 23, 2022

Miracle on Summit hosts Candlelight Walk

“Miracle On Summit” Features Candlelight Walk On Dec. 24 “Miracle on Summit,” a holiday destination in Webster Groves founded to shed light on food insecurity…
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December 13, 2022

OFS Receives County Port Authority Funds

St. Louis County Port Authority Awards $2.6M to 21 Community Groups St. Louis County Port Authority (Port Authority) announced that it is awarding $2,630,663 from the…
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December 13, 2022

JBAG’s Good Taste Campaign benefiting OFS

Jim Butler Auto Group looks to raise $100,000 to help combat food insecurity Jim Butler Auto Group is holding its “Good Taste Campaign” fundraiser and…
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December 13, 2022

Annual ‘Miracle on Summit’ celebration collects for OFS

‘Miracle on Summit’ returns to Webster Groves, collects food donations It’s the time of year for holiday light displays and a neighborhood in Webster Groves…
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November 30, 2022

FOX 2 highlights Fresh Fork Market on Giving Tuesday

Operation Food Search seeks to help the underserved Many of us take fresh fruits and vegetable for granted because we can buy them whenever we…
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November 29, 2022

Share the Harvest enables hunters to donate meat

Deer hunters can 'Share the Harvest' with families in need A local program aims to help families in need with the help of deer hunters…
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November 29, 2022

Bunge donates $20K to OFS

Bunge Donates More Than $20,000 to Operation Food Search - Employees Volunteer to Stuff Backpacks for Kids Operation Food Search is pleased to announce that Bunge donated $21,584…
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November 29, 2022

KSDK, FOX 2 showcase Thanksgiving distribution

Local nonprofit distributes 1,000 turkeys and nonperishables ahead of Thanksgiving The cost of inflation is an issue everywhere this holiday season. According to a recent…
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November 14, 2022

Gleaning volunteers harvest apples for OFS

Pickers harvest Liberty apples for foodbank Thursday was a beautiful day to pick apples, and a group of volunteers from Operation Food Search took advantage…
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November 7, 2022

OFS, KSDK, Neighbors Credit Union Tackle Hunger

Tailgate Friday: 'Tackle Hunger' building a healthier and more vibrant region Neighbors Credit Union has partnered with Operation Food Search, KSDK, and local high schools…
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October 27, 2022

OFS Feast For Change raised more than $160k

Operation Food Search Feast for Change Event Raises Funds, Showcases Local Farmers, and Spotlights the Need for Access to Healthy Food Operation Food Search (OFS)…
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October 19, 2022

No Kid Hungry spotlights OFS nutrition programs

Spotlight On Equity - Operation Food Search At Operation Food Search, equity is top of mind when serving St. Louis and the surrounding Missouri counties.…
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October 19, 2022

OFS discusses delays in Missouri P-EBT benefits

Missouri families still waiting for summer food benefits for low-income children Missouri is one of just seven states that still hasn’t been approved by the federal government…
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October 18, 2022

SLM, OFS discuss donations from cancelled events

Ask George: What happens to all the food prepped for events that get canceled, such as the recent Game 3 at Busch Stadium? What happens…
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October 18, 2022

Enterprise awards $25k to OFS for Fresh Rx

Enterprise Holdings Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to Operation Food Search to Support Fresh Rx: Nourishing Healthy Starts Program Enterprise Holdings Foundation has awarded Operation Food…
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October 7, 2022

OFS, Sen. Schupp, Rep. McCreery co-host CareFair

Operation Food Search hosts 8th annual health carefair State Senator Jill Schupp is teaming up with Rep. Tracy McCreery and Operation Food Search to host…
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September 29, 2022

OFS and The Kaufman Fund host Food for Vets

Operation Food Search and others help local veterans Several volunteers handed out food kits with fresh produce, soup, and pasta. Veterans also received emergency kits.…
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