O.A.S.I.S.  Food Pantry News – October 2019

2019 Children’s Summer Food Program

The 2019 Children’s Summer Food Program was very successful in reaching out to families with school-aged children. This summer the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry provided extra food to 1,381 low-income families with school-aged children. The total cost of the program was over $19,000 at a cost of about $13 per child. We are so thankful to the Bayer Fund, the St. Charles Rotary Club, and Ameren UE for providing grants to help O.A.S.I.S. pay for this year’s program.

2019 Scouting for Food – Saturday, November 16

Mark your calendars, Saturday, November 16th is the date for the 2019 Boy Scouts Scouting for Food Campaign. Door hangers will be provided for Scouts to deliver to their neighborhoods on November 9, 2019 with a request to fill a bag with food. Filled bags will be picked up on the morning of Saturday, November 16, 2019 and delivered to food pantries. Volunteers will be needed at O.A.S.I.S. on Saturday the 16th to help with food sorting and storing. More information will be forthcoming about how you can help.

OASIS Food Pantry Thrift Store – Volunteers Needed

The O.A.S.I.S Thrift Store needs volunteers to oversee general operations of the thrift store. Here is an overview of the various duties

  • Soliciting, sorting, and pricing donations.
  • Operating and balancing the cash register, tracking and reporting sales.
  • “Window Dressing” the store – organizing items for sale.

If you would like more detailed information please contact the food pantry by phone 636-723-0037 or email the food pantry at oasisfoodpantry@aol.com.

Where’s the Beef?

It’s at the food pantry! Another big thank you goes out to Skip Hampton and Novus International for donating two more steers to the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry. Two steers provided almost 1000 pounds of ground beef for distribution at the panty, which goes a long way to help provide healthy food options for our client families.

O.A.S.I.S.  Food Pantry News – October 2019