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Operation Food Search Celebrates 40-Year Partnership with Schnuck Markets

Schnucks marks anniversary with corporate packing event for the nonprofit.

St. Louis, MO, November 17, 2019 --( Operation Food Search (OFS), a non-profit hunger relief organization, recently celebrated its 40-year partnership with Schnuck Markets, Inc. The event included Schnucks’ corporate teams volunteering at the agency to pack boxes of food donations. Thanksgiving meal kits for area families were created and then distributed to OFS’s community partner agencies. All of the packed food products were purchased and delivered by Schnucks.

During this 40-year partnership that began before OFS was incorporated, Schnucks has donated more than $160 million worth of product. Schnucks’ participation accounts for 53% of OFS’s distribution during 2019.

“We truly value our ongoing relationship with Schnucks,” said OFS’s Executive Director Kristen Wild. “They enable us to feed those who would go without, and we are forever grateful for this partnership that has continued to thrive over the past four decades.”

Founded in 1981, Operation Food Search (OFS) is a hunger relief organization that provides food and nutrition education. With a strategic focus aimed at ending childhood hunger, OFS empowers families with a range of programs and services proven to reduce food insecurity and increase access to healthy and affordable food. The agency helps feed more than 200,000 individuals on a monthly basis – one-third of which are children – through a network of 330 community partners in 31 Missouri and Illinois counties.

For more information, call (314) 726-5355.
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