Stamp Out Hunger®  Food Drive May 9, 2020

On May 9th Letter Carriers from across the country will be collecting non-perishable food donations as they deliver mail along their mail routes.

Plastic donation bags will be left in your mailbox starting May 5th. All donation collected will stay in your community to help fight hunger.

Donate

Help Stamp Out Hunger in your community. Below are the ways to participate:

  1. May 9:
    Leave your bag of non-perishable food by your mailbox by 7 a.m. to be picked up by your letter carrier.
  2. April 2 - May 8:
    Make a food or monetary donation to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, we encourage local businesses and organizations to join us.
  3. Volunteer

Register to help sort the donated food as it comes in to the Oklahoma City metro post offices as each letter carrier completing his/her route.

Stamp Out Hunger Food and Fund Drive April 2 – May 8, 2020

On behalf of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma I’d like to invite you to join us for the Stamp Out Hunger Food and Fund Drive is a month-long competition among Oklahoma City’s businesses and organizations earn points by donating funds, food and volunteer time to benefit the Regional Food Bank.

The event is timed to raise critical resources before summer break, the time of greatest need for many local families who struggle to provide the extra food needed during the summer months.

The Regional Food Bank serves 53 counties in central and western Oklahoma through a network of community-based partner agencies.  Last year, the Regional Food Bank distributed 51.3 million pounds of food to 1,310 community-based partner agencies. This food and fund drive helps us to achieve and increase this distribution each year.


Participating businesses/Organization Criteria:

  1. Business/Organization assigns lead campaign coordinator
  2. Coordinator will plan fun activities and events to raise money and engage employees
  3. Coordinator schedules volunteer dates and promotes accordingly
  4. Business/Organization commits to a minimum 2,000 points. 

How to Participate:

Give food: 1 lb. of food = 1 point

Give money: $1 = 4 points

$1 provides 4 meals for hungry Oklahomans

Give time: 1 volunteer = 50 points per shift

Invite: 10 Points

Invite the Regional Food Bank to speak to your employees about hunger in Oklahoma.


Why it Matters:

Oklahoma ranks in the top five hungriest states in the nation. One in six adults and one in four children is food insecure, that is, without consistent access to food.

On average, the Regional Food Bank network serves an estimated 600,000 unduplicated individuals each year.


For more information or to sign up: 

To sign up please fill out this form here: Smartsheet Sign Up Form

For questions, please contact Natalie Wood at 405.600.3174 or by email at nwood@rfbo.org.