Springfield, MO -- (11/01/17) Ozarks Food Harvest received a generous donation of protein in honor of its Cans for Coffee food drive.
Tyson Foods donated 40,000 pounds of chicken to the food bank which distributes more than 16 million meals annually.
Denise Gibson from the Ozarks Food Harvest says, "Over the course of ten years, the Cans for Coffee fund-raiser has raised 194,000 meals. The Tyson donation has provided over 300,000 meals. So collectively, it's almost a half a million meals that this partnership has raised and provided to the community in the past ten years."
The Cans for Coffee food drive encourages community members to donate a nonperishable food item at participating McDonald's in exchange for one small McCafe beverage. The drive continues through November 26th.