Mobile Distribution | Cuba, MO

The first car rolls onto the fairgrounds of Hood Park in Cuba, Missouri, at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 30. The car’s occupant will be at the head of the […]

Meet Maya, our Mobile Programs Coordinator

As the Foodbank’s Mobile Programs Coordinator, Maya handles the setup and operation of our mobile distributions in the counties we serve in Missouri and Illinois. Maya works with our partners […]

It Takes A Village

For anyone with a school-age child, August means one thing – BACK TO SCHOOL! It’s typically a pretty hectic time when you factor in the tax-free weekend, trying to recalibrate […]

Uniting the Region

As the Stanley Cup begins its world tour – spending a day with every St. Louis Blues player, coach, hockey operations executive, trainer and equipment manager on the team – […]

Answer the Call

After witnessing a very powerful moment earlier this week, January 29th is now an important day for me for two reasons. First and foremost, this year I got to spend […]

The Recipe Card: September 2015

We talked to clients from Irvington, IL to get their favorite recipes for some of the produce items we distributed that day. With produce items like potatoes, onions, bananas, apples, […]

The Recipe Card: July 2015

Toward the end of July, we were in Pitsburg, IL, and Warrenton, MO, for Food Fairs. We distributed produce like carrots, potatoes, apples, radishes, and watermelons. We hope the recipes […]

The Recipe Card: June 2015

During our June Food Fairs in Potosi, MO, and Carlyle, IL, we distributed over 45,000 pounds of food, including fresh produce like cabbage, potatoes, carrots and corn. As we were preparing […]

Struggling Families Pay It Forward

Sandra is battling breast cancer. But she is also battling hunger. Last week, she skipped a chemotherapy treatment just so she could go to the Chester Area Christian Food Pantry […]

It’s My Turn to Give Back

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 […]