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COVID Update

With the pandemic still in full force, the Kansas Food Bank finds itself working hard to ensure the food needs of our hungry neighbors are met each and every day.

We have a fantastic network of partner agencies that work tirelessly alongside us.  To them we are ever so grateful.

To the many donors who have answered the call and helped us with funding, we want to extend a heartfelt Thank You!

While we do not know what the months ahead will bring, please know we are here to answer the call and will continue doing all we can to get through these unprecedented times.

We are all in this together!

Community Rewards from Dillons

Dillons

Many people have asked us if the Kansas Food Bank is part of the new Dillons Community Rewards program and the answer is yes!

Our number is UK853 or you may simply search for Kansas Food Bank.

A customer must have 3 things to register and begin supporting KANSAS FOOD BANK:

  • A Plus card, which is available at any store by asking an associate
  • A valid email address, which can be obtained from any free online service and can be anonymous
  • A personalized account at our website, which again can be anonymous

TO ENROLL IN THE COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM:

  1. Members must visit our website at www.dillons.com/communityrewards
  2. Sign in OR Create an account
  3. Click on “Enroll Now”
  4. Enter the 5-digit NPO and search
  5. Select your Organization and click on “Enroll”

That is all shoppers need to do.  From there, donations will be distributed to the Kansas Food Bank on a quarterly basis.  (Just a note, you do have to re-enroll every February!)

 

Mobile Hygiene Pantry Ready to Roll

MobileHygienePantryLogo-300x131Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Mobile Hygiene Pantry is on hold.  We will reopen as soon as we can to maintain compliance with state guidelines.   

  

The Kansas Food Bank deploys its Mobile Hygiene Pantry the third Saturday of every month.

****We distribute at the Lord’s Diner South Location****

The Lord’s Diner, 2825 S Hillside

Distribution time is 9 am to 10:30 am.

Guests will be asked to provide their address and number of household members. Limit of 1 visit per household.

For more information please contact Debi Kreutzman at 316-265-3663.


Click here for details
Click here for details

Kansas Food Bank Blog

Good Feeds Good – We Need Your Vote

By , October 9th, 2020 8:05am

This Thanksgiving, Honeysuckle White is sending more than 80,000 pounds of turkey to regional food banks. The need this year is great, so they are donating more turkey than ever before.  Honeysuckle White needs you to tell them which community could use an extra portion.

The Kansas Food Bank needs your VOTE!  Now through October 26, purchase any Honeysuckle White product and cast your vote by entering the UPC code via this link.

Please note, if you purchase a whole turkey, the UPC code will be cut off due to those being sold by the weight, so enter this code:  400000000004

Scroll down to find your Kansas Food Bank, enter the UPC and VOTE!

Honeysuckle White turkey is available at Dillons, Walmart and Target.

 

Food 4 Kids Grants Received

By , September 21st, 2020 2:49pm

With school starting, we are very honored to announce the following Foundation Grants received for our Food 4 Kids weekend backpack program.  We expect to serve over 6,000 children every Friday with this program.

Arby’s Foundation$8,500

Fredonia Area Community Foundation $2,000

Cloud County Community Foundation $2,000

Hutchinson Community Foundation $5,000

Scott Community Foundation $2,000

Your Community Foundation, Iola $2,000

Kansas Food Bank Received $250,000 Grant from United Healthcare

By , July 10th, 2020 2:09pm

UnitedHealthcare has awarded $1 million in Empowering Health grants to seven community-based organizations in Kansas to expand access to care and address the social determinants of health for uninsured individuals and underserved communities.  The Kansas Food Bank is one of those recipients.

The Kansas Food Bank received $250,000 to purchase a refrigerated semi-truck trailer, provide a walk-in cooler for a food pantry in rural Western Kansas to serve as a fresh food hub for other food pantries in the region, expand the agency’s mobile pantry program into rural Central Kansas counties, and provide emergency food boxes and shelf-stable meals for food insecure individuals and families.

Other organizations in Kansas that received grant awards include:

  • Mid-America Regional Council in Kansas City
  • Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas
  • Johnson County Mental Health Center
  • Valeao Behavioral Health in Topeka
  • Just Food in Douglas County
  • Harvesters in Northeast Kansas

In total, UnitedHealthcare is donating $12.3 million through Empowering Health grants across 21 states. UnitedHealthcare launched its Empowering Health commitment in 2018.