3 Feeding America network members serve this area:


State Statistical Brief: KS

Food insecurity rate 14.8 % Child food insecurity rate 22.5 % Population 2,851,183
Poverty rate 13.2 % Child poverty rate 17.9 % Unemployment rate 5.7 %

1. Kansas Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.kansasfoodbank.org
Street Address 1919 E. Douglas
Wichita, KS 67211
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Phone: 316.265.3663
Fax: 316.265.9747
Executive Director: Brian Walker, info@kansasfoodbank.org
Media Contact: Brian Walker (President & CEO), info@kansasfoodbank.org
316.265.3663
Population Served
Number of counties served: 85 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 13,336,899
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 136 Soup Kitchen: 11 Shelter: 15 Residence: 20 Day Care: 7
Multi-service: 12 Senior: 4 Rehabilitation: 9 Youth Programs: 341 Other Programs: 24
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Job Training, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Other Service : Rural delivery Program, Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, After School Snacks, Food Stamps, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution

2. Harvesters - The Community Food Network

Contact Information
Website: www.harvesters.org
Street Address 3801 Topping Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64129
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Phone: 816.929.3000
Fax: 816.929.3123
Executive Director: Valerie Nicholson-Watson, vwatson@harvesters.org
Media Contact: Ellen Feldhausen (Director of Communications), efeldhausen@harvesters.org
816.929.3066
Population Served
Number of counties served: 26 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 43,987,446
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 200 Soup Kitchen: 20 Shelter: 4 Residence: 20 Day Care: 13
Multi-service: 270 Senior: 10 Rehabilitation: 6 Youth Programs: 126 Other Programs: 113
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CSFP, CACFP, SFSP, Mobile Pantry, Nutrition Education, Food Stamps, On-Site Agency Shopping, Community Garden

3. Second Harvest Community Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.ourcommunityfoodbank.org
Street Address 915 Douglas
St. Joseph, MO 64505
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Phone: 816.364.3663
Fax: 816.364.6404
Executive Director: Chad Higdon, higdon@ourcommunityfoodbank.org
Media Contact: Aaron Smullin (Public Relations Specialist), asmullin@ourcommunityfoodbank.org
816.364.3663 X218
Population Served
Number of counties served: 19 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 5,729,637
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 61 Soup Kitchen: 2 Shelter: 4 Residence: 5 Day Care: 9
Multi-service: 6 Senior: 20 Rehabilitation: 3 Youth Programs: 7 Other Programs: 6
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Kids Cafes, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CSFP, SFSP, Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, Eligibility Counseling, WIC, Reclamation, On-Site Client Pantry, On-Site Agency Shopping, Meals on Wheels, Community Garden