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resources in the community for children in st. louis 

Operation Food Search 

Established in 1981 to address the growing problem of hunger, Operation Food Search is a St. Louis food bank that distributes food free of charge to help feed the poor and hungry.  This agency distributes food and household items to pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, senior centers, after school programs, and rehab facilities.

Operation Backpack helps to meet the nutritional needs of children over the weekend, sending them home from school on Friday with a back pack full of food.  Contact Sunny Schaefer at 314-726-5355, ext. 11 for more information.

Operation Frontline uses volunteer chefs and nutritionists to teach people skills they need to make healthy food choices on a low-income budget.  Call Aaron Reinberg at 314-726-5355, ext. 13 for more information on enrolling in a class.

Hunger Hotline is a help line which allows them to respond 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to those in need, providing information on where to find food assistance as well as other kinds of help.  Call the Hunger Hotline at 314-726-5355 for assistance.

 

6282 Olive Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63130-3300

Phone: 314-726-5355

Website: www.ofsearch.org

Email: info@ofsearch.org 

 

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