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Our mission is to help feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of food banks, soup kitchens, and food pantries

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Foodbank Details
Ark City Presbyterian Church - Five Loaves Feeding Ministry
Arkansas City, KS 67005
Our feeding ministry shares the reality of the Gospel each week with a community dinner. Started in January of 2008, Five Loaves has fed over 14,000 meals! Every Tuesday from 5 – 6:30 PM, guests are treated to a nutritious meal served with a smile, with no strings attached. Please enter through the south door (the one facing Adams Avenue). The facilities and bathroom are handicap-accessible. Mobility assistance provided as needed.
Bethel Neighborhood Center
Kansas City, KS 66101
Bethel Neighborhood Center has been serving downtown Kansas City, Kansas for over 100 years. Bethel was originally founded to serve underprivileged immigrants that worked in the meat packing plants of the West Bottoms. To this day Bethel continues to work with various races and nationalities as we continue to bridge the multiple ethnic and economic boundaries that are present in our community. ​Our food pantry is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday,from 9am - 2:30pm, Wednesdays we are open 9am-12pm to any Wyandotte County resident. We offer a variety of canned goods, rice and other basic food items. We also provide diapers, baby food, and baby wipes to needy mothers in our community.
Bread of Life
Wichita, KS 67216
Established in 1991, Bread of Life gives food and clothing to people in Wichita and the South Central region of Kansas, contributes to relief efforts during and after local disasters and also participates in an annual Thanksgiving food giveaway. Each year, Bread of Life distributes approximately a million pounds of food to more than 58,000 individuals living in Butler, Cowley, Harvey, Kingman, McPherson, Reno, Rice, Sedgwick and Sumner counties. In 2006, Bread of Life obtained its own 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service as a public charity. Bread of Life, a ministry of Living Word Outreach, has been in operation helping those in need within the community since 1991. Success in our food distribution process has been proven over our 23-year history. Providing food and clothing to those who are in need is only a part of our services. Networking clients to other services within the community and furnishing resource information is all part of our assistance to our clients. With increased operations, we plan to continue such excellence through maintaining our high standards and routine statistical analysis. Bread of Life is unique in that during nationwide and worldwide disasters we provide food and clothing to victims in all parts of the world as our supplies are available. Locally, Bread of life assists those who are affected by disaster. Our desire is to help within the community and be a blessing to those in need. Bread of Life provides avenues for local schools and businesses to give back to their community by volunteering in various ways. Ninety percent of our operating personnel are volunteers. Our holiday giveaway has only been successful due to the volunteers and donations provided by the community.
Breakthrough House, Inc. - Clubhouse
Topeka, KS 66612
A place where people with mental illness can come to rebuild their lives as part of a community of mutual support. As one member put it, “It’s a good place to get yourself well.” The BTH Clubhouse is the flagship of Breakthrough House programs. It is one of more than three hundred clubhouse programs operating in 24 countries around the world. The participants are called members, not patients, and the focus is on their strengths, not their illness. The environment is a welcoming one, where a member is missed when absent, and where the community pulls together for support should a member suffer a setback. Work and other activities in the clubhouse are designed to improve each member’s quality of life by providing organized weekday daytime and evening support. Meals are served at Noon Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The Clubhouse is closed on Wednesdays each week. Clubhouse is open from noon to 4pm On the Thanksgiving, Christmas holiday. All meals are free and open to the community. On holidays only one meal is served at 1:00 PM.
Central Ave Center Of Hope, Inc.
Kansas City, KS 66102
The Central Avenue Center of Hope is a local agency housed in a converted gymnasium, near downtown Kansas City, Kansas in Wyandotte County, staffed by one full-time employee and many volunteers. The community served consists of many homeless, unemployed or under-employed, low-income individuals and families. Many of our clients face the difficulties of medical conditions, emotional problems, or broken or harmful family relationships. Some are veterans who have not transitioned into mainstream society. Others have become victim to economic or health reversals. Yet others have lost homes and means of support due to substance abuse and/or the stigma of prison records. School-age children lack appropriate clothing and school supplies in order to go to school. The needs of the people of this community are seasonal for some and on a daily basis for others. To fill community needs Central Avenue Center of Hope provides help in several ways. Serves lunch-time meals each week day. Special meals served on Christmas and Thanksgiving. Distributes blankets, coats, and food. Offers a place to rest from the streets during the day. Hot showers and personal item kits consisting of soap, shampoo, a razor, comb, and other donated toiletries. Families depend on the food pantry for distribution of food, school supplies, and distribution of State of Kansas Commodities. The thrift store offers a place to purchase inexpensive clothing, furniture, household items, and toys. Referrals are given for clients who need specialized care or services such as VA Benefits.
College Hill United Methodist Church - Food Pantry
Wichita, KS 67214
The CHUM Food Pantry is open every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; and on the 3rd Saturday of each month, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Participants may receive one sack of non-perishable groceries each month. Our congregation donates non-perishable food items and funds to this ministry.
Cross Way Church - Heaven's Hands
Derby, KS 67037
Heaven's Hands is an outreach of hope to the community of Derby and the surrounding area. We provide food and common household items to families in need year round through our on-site food pantry located at the church. For families that qualify we also provide assistance with gasoline cards, rent, utilities, and other living expense bills. During the Holiday seasons we provide assistance relative to the holidays. During Thanksgiving we provide full Thanksgiving dinners for families that would not otherwise be able to provide a dinner for their family on Thanksgiving Day. During the Christmas season we provide gifts to children in families that are unable to provide much, if anything, for Christmas. In 2013 we provided nearly 300 gifts to several different families in the Derby, and South Wichita communities.
Episcopal Social Services - Food Ministry
Wichita, KS 67203
Since our inception in 1983, ESS has served a hot lunch to those in need. This program continues today with lunch served by volunteers, Monday - Friday, to individuals and families in our community. Last year, ESS served more than 34,000 hot lunches.
FCCI Food Pantry
Leavenworth, KS 66048
Our Food Pantry provides a bag of nonperishable food, free of charge, every Saturday from 11 a.m.-noon to families in need in the city of Leavenworth, KS. The pantry is also seeking donations of food from individuals and organizations willing to give support so that we can continue to feed the hungry in our community. The pantry is currently closed for the month of January and will re-open in February 7, 2015.
First Baptist Church - Manna Ministries
Arkansas City, KS 67005
With a vision and a purpose, Manna Ministries began a monthly food distribution in December 1999, serving 47 families. Currently, a 3-5 day supply of groceries is distributed to approximately 150-200 families each month. Food is obtained from the Food Bank of Kansas, the “We Care” food drive along with individuals and other church donations. No religious requirements are needed to receive food. With the recipient’s permission, counselors are available to pray and present the Gospel to them on a one-on-one basis. Many say we are the only ones who have ever prayed with them. God continues to bless this ministry.