310, 2022

Our Vision: A Nutritionally Secure Missouri and Illinois

By |October 3rd, 2022|Categories: CEO, News|Tags: , , , |

This year the St. Louis Area Foodbank unveiled our updated Strategic Plan, with a bold new vision: A nutritionally secure Missouri and Illinois. But what exactly does that mean – and how are we going to do this? Well – we are glad you asked as it will take all of us working together to realize this important and challenging [...]

3108, 2022

Food Shouldn’t Be an Impossible Choice

By |August 31st, 2022|Categories: CEO, News|

Food shouldn’t be an impossible choice – yet for 1 in 9 people in Eastern Missouri and Southwestern Illinois facing hunger – they are making impossible choices far too often. Do I pay my utility bill – or eat? Can I buy groceries this week, or do I buy the allergy medicine that my child needs to thrive at school? [...]

808, 2022

Get Ready for School with the St. Louis Area Foodbank!

By |August 8th, 2022|Categories: CEO, News|Tags: , |

The three words you can say to a child in August to trigger an emotional reaction have got to be- “BACK TO SCHOOL”! Some love the idea of getting back into the classroom, seeing their friends, school supply shopping, and taking those first day pictures. For others, it’s enough to make them not want to get out of bed in [...]

807, 2022

Happy Fiscal New Year 2023!

By |July 8th, 2022|Categories: CEO, News|Tags: , |

Happy New Year! Now that might not make much sense since it is only July, but for the St. Louis Area Foodbank our new fiscal year began on July 1st – and we have a lot to look forward to in the upcoming year. While we are not blind to the challenges that our region, and our Nation face – [...]

606, 2022

We Must Work Together!

By |June 6th, 2022|Categories: CEO, News|Tags: , , , , , |

The other night as I was putting my daughter to bed, she looked at me and asked, “Mommy, what is inflation?”.  Wow – how do you explain a topic like that succinctly to a 9-year-old child at bedtime? Not exactly my idea of great bedtime story material, but I decided I needed to give it my best shot. I replied, [...]

1605, 2022

Did You Know – Baby Formula Edition

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: Children, Front Page, General, Nutrition|

The critical shortage of infant formula is a true crisis. Many of you may have seen suggestions on social media of everything from how to make your own formula to transitioning your baby to cow's milk. Nutrition Programs Coord., Jenny Duez put together a series of FAQs to help guide those challenged by this shortage. Of course, please be sure [...]

1005, 2022

We are Busy….Very Busy…..Too Busy!

By |May 10th, 2022|Categories: CEO, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Spring is in the air – as anyone with allergies can attest to – but it is also a time of vibrant colors and new beginnings.  While we welcome the sunshine, flowers, and warmer temperatures, we also acknowledge that spring is difficult this year, and not because of a pandemic. People are often inquiring about the Foodbank and ask “how [...]

404, 2022

Food On The Move Turns ONE!

By |April 4th, 2022|Categories: CEO, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrating a 1st birthday is a big milestone– and this month the St. Louis Area Foodbank is celebrating the 1st birthday of our “Food on the Move” Program! This innovative, and award-winning program is a direct client service to individuals in areas that have limited access to healthy food and resources. The goal of the program is to meet people [...]

703, 2022

National Nutrition Month

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: CEO, Mobile Markets, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

March is National Nutrition Month – an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics where they invite everyone to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. At the St. Louis Area Foodbank, we are laser focused on sourcing healthy and nutritious foods to meet the diverse needs of our communities. [...]

802, 2022

Celebrating Black History

By |February 8th, 2022|Categories: CEO, Events, General, Holidays, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

The St. Louis Area Foodbank is proud that our team is a team that not only embraces but encourages diversity! We are excited to celebrate Black History, not only during the month of February, but throughout the entire year. This is an opportunity to celebrate Black achievement, provide a fresh reminder to take stock of where systemic racism persists, and [...]

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