Operation Food Search Selected to Present at School Nutrition Association's Conference
05/15/2019

St. Louis non-profit agency representatives to give insight, facility tour

Online PR News – 15-May-2019 – St. Louis, MO – Operation Food Search (OFS), a non-profit hunger relief organization, will participate in the School Nutrition Association's (SNA) 73rd Annual Conference to be held in St. Louis July 14 through 16. More than 6,000 representatives from across the nation will be in attendance.

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.