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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-300x131The 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.

 

Sort Room Volunteers Needed

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We have several opportunities for volunteers to assist us in the sort room.Daily we rescue food and before we can distribute it, product needs to be inspected and sorted to ensure food is safe for consumption before distributing it. Whether you’re a group or an individual, we are always in need of volunteers to assist with the sort process. Volunteers will work in shifts sorting canned and dry goods as well as beverage and hygiene items.

Shift times are available daily Monday – Friday
(We need up to ten volunteers per hour)
8:00 am to 10:00 am
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
8:00 am to 12:00 pm

HOW WE SORT

1. INSPECT 2. SORT 3. BUILD
* Inspection of product
* Sorting good product into final categories
* Building boxes of final categories
* Trash and box runners
* Clean up

SAFETY RULES
* No children under the age of 18
* Closed toe shoes must be worn at all times (Please dress appropriately for warehouse work – t-shirts/polos, pants/jeans, sneakers/boots)
* No bags/purses in the warehouse
* Please do not wear loose jewelry
* No food or drink in the warehouse

Must have the ability to stand during shift and have the ability lift 40-50 pound boxes.

Contact Melissa at 316-265-3663 for information on scheduling or via email volunteer@kansasfoodbank.org.


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Kansas Food Bank Blog

Food Drives are in Full Force

By , November 13th, 2019 10:57am

Food drives are happening all over Wichita to help us stock the shelves of our partner agencies this Holiday Season.  The kids at Maize High School got really creative for their food drive entitled “Stuff the Turkey”.   We are anxious to see how much they can collect.

If you would like to host a food drive, please give us a call at 265-3663.

Volunteer Center Grand Opening

By , September 3rd, 2019 11:26am

 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE GRAND OPENING
OF
THE SUNDERLAND FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER CENTER

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2019
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

KANSAS FOOD BANK
1919 E. DOUGLAS AVE., WICHITA, KS 67211

 

Read the Press Release:

 

KANSAS FOOD BANK TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR ITS NEW VOLUNTEER CENTER

WHAT: Kansas Food Bank will hold an open house event on September 6th to celebrate the opening of its new $5 million expansion which has added 21,000 square feet of space to the existing warehouse.  This expansion includes a new volunteer center that will provide dedicated volunteer space for the thousands of volunteers that donate their time each year.  It also increased cooler capacity so more fresh fruits and vegetables can be distributed to food insecure Kansans throughout the Food Banks 85-county service area.  The public is invited to attend.

WHO:            

Doug Jenkins, Board Chair, Kansas Food Bank
Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers, State of Kansas
Mayor Jeff Longwell, City of Wichita
Bishop Carl Kemme, Roman Catholic Diocese Wichita
Brian Walker, President & CEO, Kansas Food Bank

WHEN:

Friday, September 6, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting, Media Event and Dedication at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Kansas Food Bank
Sunderland Family Foundation Volunteer Center
1919 E. Douglas
Wichita, KS 67211

“Just one year ago, we announced the ground breaking for this new facility” said Brian Walker, President & CEO of the Kansas Food Bank.  “It is been a great year watching the new building take shape and we are so excited to be able to open the doors and expand upon our mission of providing missing meals for our neighbors in need.”

Throughout the day there will be several activities happening:

  • Tours of the new facility will be available all day long.
  • Produce Packing Stations will be set up for guests to step in line and help pack food that will be distributed next week.
  • The Lord’s Diner will have their food truck on site during lunch showcasing the Retail Food Rescue Program that the Kansas Food Bank facilitates.  Taco Salad will be served.
  • Logo Depot will be onsite between 5 pm and 6 pm with their “Free t-shirt Friday promo”. They are encouraging those seeking a Wichita Flag t-shirt to bring a jar of peanut butter to donate.
  • Dillons will be providing celebratory cake and punch throughout the day.

September is Hunger Action Month and the Kansas Food Bank Board and staff are thrilled to share this new chapter with everyone.

CONTACTS: Brian Walker, Kansas Food Bank, 316-265-3663, bwalker@kansasfoodbank.org

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Construction Update

By , July 15th, 2019 10:56am

It is so exciting to see the new building take shape!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Racking is going in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concrete is being poured.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Should not be long before we can move in and Grow to Serve!