New Agencies

We have recently brought on two new agencies. The first being the Central Missouri Foster Care Adoption Association. This Agency will operate out of Cole county and provide food to foster families, as well as, the general public who visit their distribution. They were an agency...
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Century Link

COLUMBIA, MO – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) employees and the company’s local communities collected 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 in the 2014 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Feed the Children Food Drive, which took place June 2-13 in hundreds of company locations across the...
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A Walk on the Wild Side

The Food Bank has earned its stripes and now have them on display for you to see. The annual Tigers on the Prowl drive is currently underway and The Food Bank’s tiger “Jewel” was introduced at the grand unveiling July 11th at Columbia Mall. Lynnette Jones was...
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Co-Mo gives grant for Food Bank’s Buddy Pack program

Tipton, Mo. (June 26, 2014) — Co-Mo Electric Cooperative today passed along a $5,000 grant to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri’s Buddy Pack program.   The grant, earned through a charitable program of one of Co-Mo’s lenders, will be used to provide food to...
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Food Bank is receiving 30 pallets of potatoes and  9 pallets of fresh meat product that needs to be worked up ASAP!   This shipment represents thousands and thousands of pounds of food that needs immediate attention. Due to summer vacations, volunteers are GREATLY needed.  We...
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Artist Spotlight: Lynnette Jones

Once again The Food Bank will part in Tigers on the Prowl. Twelve local charities each have a life size tiger statue that an area artist will design and paint. Those tigers will be on display beginning Jily 11th at the Columbia Mall. They will also take a trip to the Boone County...
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Sun, Sweat and Stamps at the 22nd Annual Stamp Out Hunger

Sweat, stamps and sunshine were all present at the 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, May 10th, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers. The planning began seven months ago for how communities in central and northeast Missouri could make a mark in the...
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Field of Hope

Faurot Field looked like a scene from a sports movie on Saturday afternoon. Fans packed the gates to the stadium and despite ongoing construction filled the stands. The bright sun and warm weather brought cheer and charity to the annual MU Football Black and Gold Scrimmage. As...
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Floating for Food

April 12th marked the third year The Food Bank joined CAFNR in the Float Your Boat challenge. The weather was beautiful as captains and their crews filled the parking lot at Bass Pro Shops with fifty cardboard boats prepped for a race on the lake. A slight festival atmosphere...
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