Volunteers Step Up To Help Food Bank Prepare Meals For Oklahoma - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Volunteers Step Up To Help Food Bank Prepare Meals For Oklahoma Students

Posted: Updated:
TULSA, Oklahoma -

More people are stepping up to help students who are missing out on meals during the teacher walkout.

The Community Food Bank called for volunteers Thursday to pack at least 1,200 meal kits for students who need them.

Volunteers from First Baptist Church in Tulsa helped out.

Former teacher and food bank board member Jeanne Jacobs said this is a way of supporting kids and teachers.

Complete Coverage:  School Shutdown

"I think it’s important for all of us, whether we have children in the schools or not. To see to it that our children are adequately educated because they are going to be the decision makers as we age out,” Jacobs said.

The food bank will be holding a food drive next Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.