Thursday, April 18, 2013
More than 200 representatives are expected at Thursday's seminar.
Thursday, area food pantries, soup kitchens and other food programs will get a little help of their own. Directors, volunteers and staff of area food pantries, soup kitchens and other programs, including a representative from The Emergency Assistance Ministry in Florissant, will attend an all-day seminar, hosted by the St. Louis Area Foodbank. The agency will host more than 200 representatives from across the metropolitan area for an annual day of training and education on topics including, United States Department of Agriculture policies and social media. Particularly for this year, there will be topics on President Obama’s healthcare act and the Farm Bill. “This is a day of education because so many partners have no paid staff,” St. …
Friday, April 5, 2013
For the month of April, the St. Louis Area Foodbank will be participating in a Facebook voting competition to win a $45,000 grant from the Walmart Fighting Hunger Together campaign.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Check out a few ways to give back to the community in February.
Cinderella Project Needs Volunteers Volunteers and sponsors are needed to help with the boutique at Mid Rivers Mall in February. Contact Pam Raines at 636-978-2277, ext. 403 or email@example.com for more information. Become An Ombudsman Volunteer As an Ombudsman, you can make a difference in the lives of residents by visiting an assigned community to act as a voice for resident treatment and care. Please call Susan Press, Volunteer Coordinator for VOYCE-formerly The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program at 314-919-2406 to explore becoming an Ombudsman. Remember you can like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HazelwoodPatch. Don't forget to visit Twitter: twitter.com/HazelwoodPatch, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The annual community service project, benefiting St. Louis Area Foodbank, just might be heading to your neighborhood Saturday.
If you've been procrastinating about raking the leaves in your front yard to the curb, keep on until Saturday and you may find someone who is willing, knocking at your door. For a donation, of course. More than 20 members of the Hazelwood West High School Student Council will rake leaves in local neighborhoods during the fourth annual Rake n’ Run on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to noon, students will rake yards on streets northeast of Howdershell Road and south of Lynn Haven Lane in Hazelwood. The annual community service project will support the Tackle Hunger Project. Having your leaves raked is free of charge, but the council would appreciate contributions of non-perishable food items to be donated to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. If you have …
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Cub scouts from Armstrong and Garrett elementary schools gathered on Saturday to collect food donations for Scouting for Food.
Hazelwood Cub Scouts from Armstrong and Garrett elementary schools, members of Cub Scout Pack 736, participated in a nationwide effort to help feed local hungry families on Saturday. Scouting for Food, the largest one-day food drive held by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), was first started in 1985 here in the St. Louis area. Since then, BSA’s Greater St. Louis Area Council reports that more than 43 million food items have been collected over the years to help feed the poor and hungry in the area. The food collected on Saturday is expected to feed local people for four months, according to BSA. “I didn’t know that some people can’t afford to buy food,” said Hazelwood scout Noah Atkinson. “I feel sorry for them, but it makes me feel good to…