Wichita, KS – March 4th, 2024 –Spring Break is next week, March 11 – March 15, and the Kansas Food Bank is gearing up to provide meals to children across Wichita and the surrounding area. Vacations from school can be a difficult time for a child who depends on school breakfast and lunch. Filling the Gap will help by providing […]
The weekly mobile distribution is here! For a complete listing of partner agencies across Kansas, visit kansasfoodsource.org and click on your county to find assistance near you.
In Wichita, there are 44 square miles of the city that are considered to be “food deserts” – meaning that food is not readily accessible in those areas for neighbors living there. While many of our partner pantries work to address these gaps, we recognize that many still may have difficulty obtaining enough food to
This year’s Food 4 Kids Match Opportunity was made possible through our amazing partners at Cargill, matching all gifts made to the Food 4 Kids program during the opportunity up to $100,000. We are overjoyed to announce that thanks to the incredible generosity of so many, we raised just over $405,000 through this year’s campaign!
February 28th – April 2nd, 2024 During the month of March, Casey’s locations across Kansas will be participating in the #HereForGood nationwide campaign to support Feeding America and it’s member food banks like the Kansas Food Bank. Casey’s guests will have an opportunity to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar amount of their
For many, many years, Spirit AeroSystems has been vital to the fight against hunger here at the Kansas Food Bank, with support coming not only from their corporate giving and through the annual Spirit of the Harvest fundraiser, but also through the Good Neighbor Fund. The Good Neighbor Fund is a nonprofit organization funded through
This holiday season, Newell Brands presented the Kansas Food Bank with a generous gift to the Food 4 Kids program. The $10,000 gift will help provide chronically hungry Kansas kids with weekend packets of easy to open, easy to eat food. Currently, the Food 4 Kids program serves over 5,600 children in over 330 schools
Giving Tuesday kicks off the season of giving, and here at the Kansas Food Bank it marks the beginning of our holiday match opportunity, thanks to our friends at Cargill. The Food 4 Kids program serves chronically hungry children with weekend packets of food at no cost to the schools or families, and it’s all
There are so many wonderful partners offering assistance this November and December, and we know sometimes it can be tricky to put the puzzle pieces all together. Below is a list of Thanksgiving food distributions, Christmas gift and Christmas meal resources, as well as all of the mobile pantries in the Wichita area during the
The Kansas Food Bank launched the “Fill a Bag, Feed a Family” campaign during Hunger Action Month in September of 2023, and it was received so well by our community that we decided to bring it back for the holiday season! All during November and December, people can pick up a grocery bag from us,