Hungerthon 2009 is on Baby! Call 577-7955 or 1-800-757-9550 to make your donation now! Or stop by the Tower Theater and say hi.
This is our 11th year for Hungerthon and we're here to raise money for the Ozarks Food Harvest!
The goal is $120,000 and 400 Backpacks and we need your help.
Bart Brown with Ozarks Food Harvest visits with Kevin.
We got our first Back Pack! Only 399 to go.
Thanks to Scott with Ziggies for bringing us breakfast and for sponsoring our first Power Hour.
We're set up in the parking lot. You can't miss us and we'll be here ALL weekend so come see us.
The Mobile Food Pantry is another way that Ozarks Food Harvest helps feed our hungry neighbors in Southwest Missouri.
Thanks to Cindy and Joey from St. John's who stopped by to make their donation. And challenge all other St. John's employees too!
Principal Jason Steingraber from Bowerman Elementary stopped by to share how the backpack program has helped the kids in his school. A great story to share!
Doug Pitt stopped by to say hi! Care to Learn is a great supporter of the backpack program and their donations help feed kids in need in the Springfield Public School System.
Kevin, Doug Pitt, and Liz
Look how tall Tristan has gotten! He's a great example of how the back pack program helps kids in their time of need. His family is so proud!
Christine Daus from KSPR, with Kevin and Liz, is a proud supporter of Hungerthon.
We're almost to $10,000!!! But we've still got a long way to go
Johnsonville Brats are here!
We're grillin' it up and for a small donation to Hungerthon, you can get some yummy brats and a coupon for a free package to cook at home.
MSU Basketball Coach Cuonzo Martin stopped by to say hi and challenge all MSU Basketball fans to make a donation.
The mobile food pantry travels to different counties to offer assistance. Your donation of $20 per month will provide a family of 4 with 3 meals a day for 2 months. Consider sponsoring a Good Neighbor Pantry Pack for only $20.
QPS Bio-Kinetic Tote Board: We've got a long way to go. Thanks to all who have donated so far.
The mayor came to give his support of the Ozarks Food Harvest.
It's the beginning of day 2!! Friday was a great day but let's make today even better!
Yakov stopped by today to show his support and we have some tickets for the Moscow Circus in Branson this summer. Anyone who makes a donation can get free kid's tickets and adult tickets are discounted and $5 of each ticket goes right back to Ozarks Food Harvest at the end of the summer!
Boy Scout troup 216 held a food drive and donated more than 1000 pounds to the Ozarks Food Harvest! Great job guys!
QPS Biokinetics Tote Board: It's after lunch of day 2 and we're almost to $50,000! Let's make it even better and make it to our halfway point today. Keep it up Springfield!
The Moscow Circus came by to show support for Hungerthon.
Everyone is pitching in to donate to Hungerthon. Victoria, 8, donated all the money in her piggy bank; almost 2 years of saving!
Thanks to Hiland Dairy for bringing Ice Cream Sandwiches!!
Liz is threatening to become the new spokesperson for "Jet Alert" if we don't hit our goal!
It's the final day of Hungerthon 2009. While we are thrilled with our progress, we have a long way to go before meeting our goal. Please help if you can!!
Announcing our almost final total for the weekend!
Celebrating with a little champange.
After a final donation of 2 more backpacks, we have our final total of $123,315!!