The largest food banks in Kansas say they need more donations to help buy food for people who can’t afford to buy groceries for their families. For the Kansas News Service, Nomin Ujiyediin reports from Lawrence.
Visit the website for Just Food, the local food bank for Lawrence and surrounding area, to learn how you can help. Or connect with Just Food on Facebook.
Or, consider making a contribution to Harvesters. Harvesters is a regional food bank serving a 26-county area of northeastern Kansas and northwestern Missouri. Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 760 nonprofit agencies including emergency food pantries (like Just Food in Lawrence), community kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes and others. We also offer educational programs to increase community awareness of hunger and teach about good nutrition. Making a corporate or organizational gift? Call Harvesters at (816) 929-3010 or toll free at (877) 353-6639.