Operation Food Search Selected to Present at School Nutrition Association's Conference
St. Louis non-profit agency representatives to give insight, facility tour
By: Operation Food Search
Operation Food Search Director of Child & Family Nutrition Brian Wieher, along with Manager of Child Nutrition Programs' Melissa Weissler will present their "At Risk-Afterschool Meals: Rebranding Supper as a 'Super Snack'" program at the conference.
OFS will also host a tour titled "Helping Heal Hunger in Missouri" at its headquarters located at 1644 Lotsie Blvd. The onsite program will be led by Wieher and OFS' Director of Policy & Innovation Trina Ragain. Participants will see firsthand the organization's food distribution and nutrition education center, as well as take part in a hands-on food cooking demonstration with OFS' registered dietitians and nutrition education team.
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. Operation Food Search is located at 1644 Lotsie Blvd. For more information, call (314) 726-5355 or visit http://www.OperationFoodSearch.org.