(OKLAHOMA CITY) – Dec. 5, 2018 - Sprouts Farmers Market is encouraging customers to join the battle against hunger this holiday season with the seventh annual Grab ‘N Give Food Drive, benefiting the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
The drive runs through Dec. 31 and shoppers are invited to purchase and donate a bag of groceries and other items while they shop.
“Year after year we are thankful for Sprouts and their generous shoppers,” said Katie Fitzgerald, chief executive officer of the Regional Food Bank. “This drive has provided thousands of meals to Oklahomans living with hunger.”
In 2017, Sprouts shoppers collected 27,237 pounds of food, which is the equivalent of 22,698 meals for chronically hungry children, seniors living on fixed incomes and hardworking families who cannot make ends meet.
The following metro locations are participating in the drive:
No family should go hungry during the holidays. Through the 2018 Holiday Match campaign, a matching gift will double your donations to the Regional Food Bank thanks to APMEX.com, the Cresap Family Foundation and Chesapeake Energy.
About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is leading the fight against hunger in 53 counties in central and western Oklahoma and envisions a state where everyone, regardless of circumstance, has access to nutritious food. Founded in 1980, the Regional Food Bank is the state's largest hunger-relief 501(c)(3) nonprofit that distributes food through a network of community-based partner agencies and schools. The majority of people served by the Regional Food Bank are chronically hungry children, seniors living on fixed incomes and hardworking families struggling to make ends meet. The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s network of food banks.