To show our gratitude, as well as to help those in need this holiday season, Oasis is sponsoring a food drive in partnership with Food Bank for the Heartland:
$1 off for every non-perishable food item! Up to $5 off. Just bring your items with you to your appointment.
Where does the Food Bank get its food?
Corporate donations: 63%
Food drives: 4%
USDA commodities: 24%
Food purchased by Food Bank for the Heartland: 9%
Food Bank for the Heartland inspects, sorts and repacks the food for distribution to over 325 nonprofit agencies across Nebraska and western Iowa. The Food Bank distributed approximately 10 million pounds of food during the 2011 calendar year.
Who receives food from the Food Bank?
Pantries and meal providers: 69%
Food Bank's children and senior programs: 6%
Distribution partners in Kearney and Sioux City: 15%
Other food banks: 3%
Discarded spoiled food: 7%