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Community Rewards from Dillons

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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
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Kansas Food Bank Blog

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

 

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.

Regarding COVID-19

By , March 16th, 2020 10:03am

In an abundance of caution regarding the potential impact of COVID-19 virus, the Kansas Food Bank is cancelling all volunteer shifts, effective March 16, 2020, until further notice.

The Mobile Hygiene Pantry scheduled for Saturday, March 21 has also been cancelled.

The well-being and safety of volunteers, partner agencies, our staff and the Kansans we serve is our utmost priority.

We are taking all possible precautions in the event the virus begins to have a wider impact.

The Kansas Food Bank is in daily communication with appropriate agencies, we have instituted expanded clean operations and we are continually evaluating the situation.

We are in contact with our partner feeding operations around the state offering best practices.  Getting food out to those in need is and has always been our number one goal.

We’re are committed to making sure there is not an interruption in our operations the best we can

Thank you to all of you that so graciously support us. Together we will get through this.  If you would like to make a monetary donation, that can be done here.