In The Media

September 2019

KMOV – 9/11/19: 275,000 Meals to be Packed in St. Louis in Honor of 9/11 Day of Service

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 9/11/19: 9/11 Day of Service: STL Meal Pack Turns a Day of Tragedy Into a Day of Doing Good

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 9/11/19: STL Chefs Against Hunger

Show Me St. Louis (KSDK) – 9/16/19: STL Chefs Against Hunger Proceeds go to St. Louis Area Foodbank

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 9/17/19: Special Request: Flavors of California, Italy meld in salmon dish at Eleven Eleven Mississippi – 9/19/19: St. Louis Area Foodbank Receives $10,000 Donation from Midwest Dairy to Purchase Refrigeration Units for Community Partner Agencies

Today in St. Louis (KSDK) – 9/20/19: Volunteering at the St. Louis Area Foodbank

August 2019

Farmington Press – 8/1/19: Feeding the Hungry

Alton Telegraph – 8/8/19: Nearly $360,000 Raised for the St. Louis Area Foodbank

The Edwardsville Intelligencer – 8/16/19: Liberty Apple Orchard to Open Saturday

Press Release – 8/21/19: St. Louis Area Foodbank Receives $16,000 Donation from the Darden Foundation to Help End Hunger

Daily Journal – 8/23/19: Food Fair Shines, Even With Rain

FEAST Magazine – 8/30/19: STL Chefs Against Hunger: Sept. 1 – Sept. 30

Press Release – 8/30/19: The St. Louis Area Foodbank Asks the Community to Take Action to End Hunger in September

Press Release – 8/30/19: Local Restaurants Team Up With the St. Louis Area Foodbank for STL Chefs Against Hunger

July 2019

FEAST Magazine – 7/3/19: Mark the Milestone: Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria Has Raised More Than $200,000 for Local Charities

Press Release – 7/23/19: Land O’Lakes Donates 40,000 Pounds of Macaroni & Cheese to the St. Louis Area Foodbank

KTRS – 7/28/19: Money Talk

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 7/29/19: The St. Louis Area Foodbank Announces 2019-2020 New Board Members and Officers

Alton Telegraph – 7/30/19: Richardson Named to Foodbank Board

St. Louis Magazine – 7/31/19: Photos: Beck, Cage the Elephant, Spoon, and Wild Belle at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

June 2019

KMOV – 6/4/19: St. Louis Area Foodbank Kicking Off Program to Help Families This Summer

KMOV – 6/8/19: Local Foodbank to Deliver 20,000 Pounds of Food to Flood Victims Saturday

Cardinals Insider – 6/9/19: Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance ‘Home Run Against Hunger’ Food Drive at Busch Stadium

WSIL – 6/20/19: Food Pantry Provides Food to More Than 250 Local Families

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 6/23/19: Food for Fines program at the St. Louis Public Library – 6/24/19: Chris Wilkins Joins Benson Hill BioSystems as COO

May 2019

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 5/9/19: St. Louis Area Foodbank encourages donations for ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive Saturday – 5/9/19: The 40 Best Food Banks in America

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 5/28/19: Rock Out Hunger, Presented by Emerson, Returns to the Chesterfield Amphitheater on Friday, May 31

April 2019

KSDK – 4/3/19: Imo’s Pizza and Stan the Man, Inc. Team Up for a Good Cause

St. Louis Public Radio – 4/5/19: One In 8 Missouri Seniors Don’t Have Enough To Eat, Report Finds

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 4/12/19: St. Louis Area Foodbank Hosts Trivia Night to Help Feed Neighbors in Need

AdVantage News – 4/25/19: St. Louis Area Foodbank Organizes Community Block Party in Madison County

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 4/25/19: The Go! List 2019: TV, Film & Books

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 4/26/19: The St. Louis Area Foodbank, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in the Bi-State Region

March 2019

St. Louis Public Radio – 3/5/19: ‘Too Many Families Going To Bed Hungry’: A Look At Food Insecurity In The St. Louis Region

Omaha World-Herald – 3/25/19: Recent Creighton Alumnus Starts a Clothing Line that Gives Back

St. Louis Magazine – 3/26/19: Taste of St. Louis Announces Return to Downtown

Alton Telegraph – 3/26/19: Catholic Charities’ ‘Help on the Move’ fundraiser is Saturday

WSIL – 3/26/19: Proposed SNAP Changes Worry Food Pantries

NPR – 3/29/19: Food Banks Are Dealing with a Surplus of Meat, Milk and Cheese

February 2019

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 2/2/19: Metro and St. Louis Area Foodbank Partner to Support Federal Workers in Need of Assistance

Riverfront Times – 2/4/19: Lola Jean’s Giveback Coffee is Now Serving Breakfast and Lunch

Town & Style – 2/25/19: Feeding Good

January 2019

KSDK – 1/8/19: St. Louis Coffee Shop Continues to Give Back

KMOV – 1/15/19: Program Provides Breakfast to Students in Need

Belleville News-Democrat – 1/15/19: Monsanto Fund, St. Louis Area Foodbank to Supplement Cahokia School Breakfast Program

Press Release – 1/18/19: St. Louis Area Foodbank Helping Those Affected by Government Shutdown

Agrinews – 1/18/19: Turning Food Waste Into Meals for the Hungry

KSDK – 1/22/19: SNAP Recipients Urged to Stretch Benefits

Clayton Times – 1/25/19: Food Drive Benefitting Federal Workers to be Held at Metro Transit Centers

WSIL – 1/29/19: More Than 100,000 lbs. of Groceries Given Away

WPSD – 1/29/19: Food Pantry Gives Out 100K Pounds of Food in Southern Illinois

December 2018

Randolph County Herald-Tribune – 12/5/18: Six Thousand Pounds of Ground Pork Donated to Food Bank

St. Louis Magazine – 12/19/18: Cardwell’s at the Plaza to close with an ‘Eat and Drink ’Till It’s Gone Party’ on December 23

November 2018

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 11/5/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank & Operation Food Search Host Thanksgiving Together

Scouting Magazine – 11/7/18: Canned Good: Scouting for Food is one good turn that benefits everyone

Carbondale Times – 11/9/18: Scouting for Food Begins Saturday – Donations of Non-perishables Will Help Local Food Pantries

Town & Style Magazine – 11/10/18: Give the Gift of Your Time

KSDK – 11/17/18: Max Price and The Funny Bone Use Comedy to Help Cure Hunger

KSDK – 11/19/18: Get Free Beer and Help St. Louisans in Schlafly’s ‘Cans for Cans’ Food Drive

KMOV – 11/20/18: MICDS Students Participate in 15th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Train

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 11/20/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank Hands Out Turkeys and All the Fixings

WSIL – 11/23/18: Pinckneyville Families Receive $400 Worth of Groceries

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 11/26/18: Schlafly hosts ‘Cans for Cans’ donation drive for St. Louis Area Foodbank

FarmJournal’s Pork – 11/30/18: Illinois Pork, Corn, Soybean Groups Donate 6,000 Pounds of Pork

October 2018

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 10/9/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank to Benefit from China Tariffs

BusinessWire – 10/16/18: On World Food Day, World Finance Donates Equivalent of 300,000 Meals to Feeding America Affiliates in Three U.S. Cities

The Thread (KTVI) – 10/20/18: This Summer, I…

September 2018

Press Release – 9/1/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank Asks Region to Take Action to End Hunger

Show Me St. Louis (KSDK) – 9/5/18: Slice Out Hunger Going On Now Through September 30 

August 2018

Show Me St. Louis (KSDK) – 8/3/18: ‘Hunger Is No Joke’ brings together comedy and a great cause

Press Release – 8/17/18: Local Restaurants Team Up with the St. Louis Area Foodbank to “Slice Out Hunger”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 8/27/18: Kale growing on a billboard? Bayer erects eye catching signs following Monsanto acquisition 

July 2018

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – 7/1018: It’s time to pay down library fines with canned food – 7/13/18: Blues Participate in Live to Give

Press Release – 7/20/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank Receives $16,000 Donation from the Darden Foundation

Missouri Times – 7/21/18: Lawmakers Will Help Feed the Hungry with Annual Campaign Against Hunger Event

June 2018

Advantage News – 6/4/18: Battling Local Hunger

The Riverfront Times – 6/6/18: In North County, the Fit and Food Connection Moves Into Its First Real Home

St. Louis Magazine – 6/11/18: A Lifeline for Local Children

May 2018

Select City Magazine – 5/14/18: 10 Awesome Ways to Volunteer in St. Louis

Press Release – 5/17/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank Receives Agency Capacity Building Grant from ALDI

Show Me St. Louis (KSDK) – 5/30/18: Rock Out Hunger is this Friday evening

Blog Post ( – 5/3/18: How the St. Louis Area Foodbank Saves Food from Landfills

April 2018

Press Release – 4/2/18: The St. Louis Area Foodbank, Walmart, and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in the Bi-State Region

March 2018

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 3/5/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank Names Meredith Knopp President and CEO – 3/7/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank Receives Astounding Donation of Over 4,000 Goods from Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis, Westborough Country Club

St. Louis Magazine – 3/11/18: Why St. Louis Magazine’s Food Wine Design is a Can’t-Miss Culinary Affair – 3/16/18: Walmart, Tyson Foods Partner to Donate 10,000 Pounds of Food to Local Food Bank

Randolph County Herald Tribune – 3/28/18: Annual Food Giveaway in Pinckneyville Draws Grateful Crowd

WSIL-TV – 3/28/18: Hundreds of Families Get Trunks Full of Free Food

February 2018

Press Release – 2/26/18: St. Louis Area Foodbank Names Meredith Knopp President and CEO

January 2018

The St. Louis American – 1/10/18: SLU Project Connects Families to Resources While Training Med Students on Community Needs

FOX 2 News at 11am (KTVI) – 1/12/18: Spirit of STL: Foodbank Supplies 4 Meals for Every $1 Donated

KPLR 11 News at Noon – 1/12/18: Spirit of STL: Foodbank Supplies 4 Meals for Every $1 Donated

Construction Forum St. Louis – 1/15/18: New Food Kiosks Open at MetroLink

Great Day St. Louis (KMOV) – 1/19/18: STL Foodbank – Feeding St. Louis

December 2017

Ladue News – 12/11/17: St. Louis Area Foodbank’s Blues & Bites

AgriNews – 12/17/17: Pork Producers Share 4,000 Servings to Those in Need

FOX 2 (KTVI) – 12/22/17: STL Foodbank Offers a Lifeline for the Hungry

November 2017

KPLR 11 – 11/20/17: MICDS “Turkey Train” Will Provide More Than 10,000 Meals

The St. Louis American – 11/22/17: Bi-State, Link Market to Offer Fresh Food Options for North County Transit Riders

Webster-Kirkwood Times – 11/23/17: Scouting for Food

The Pulse of St. Louis (KPLR 11) – 11/25/17: Local Organizations Changing Lives This Holiday Season

October 2017

KFVS 12 – 10/26/17: Food Fair in Murphysboro Feeds Up to 900 People

Webster-Kirkwood Times – 10/27/17: EZ Storage Raises $5,000 for Foodbank

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