What I have found is that it isn’t just food that they are receiving, but the hope and knowledge that someone out there cares.
This month, the Missouri Corn Growers Association worked with Todd G. Glosemeyer Farms in Marthasville, Mo., to donate an entire acre of sweet corn to the Foodbank.
Frank Finnegan joined the St. Louis Area Foodbank as executive director in 1989.
Today, 25 years later, he continues to lead this remarkable nonprofit toward its goal of alleviating hunger in the bi-state region.
This brief interview offers insight from Finnegan on his role at the Foodbank and his ideas for the future.
When I was a kid, my family needed help and organizations like the Foodbank were there for us. Now it’s my turn to give back.
This past weekend, I participated in my second food fair with the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
This time, I donated my time on behalf of the Friends of the Foodbank, a new group of professionals committed to volunteering and representing the Foodbank at community events.
The Foodbank partnered with one of their partner agencies, a church in Washington, Mo., to provide almost 20,000 pounds of food to more than 130 families in need. Read more