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Thank You!

By , January 9th, 2014 4:15pm

This past year was exceptionally busy for us at the Kansas Food Bank and we would like to take this time to extend our heartfelt thanks to each and every one who helped us.

To our donors:  your financial support means so much to us.  We are honored that you believe in us and and trust that your dollars are put to good use.

To our volunteers:  you make our work go so quickly.  We could not do what we do without the countless hours you spend helping us.

To our food drive coordinators:  you help us collect food that us so greatly needed.  Every can, every box makes such a difference.

To our food donors:  your donations put missing meals on the table for children, families and seniors.  We are so thankful for your generosity.

To our partner agencies:  you fight the fight with us daily.  We are grateful for your commitment to our mission.

Together this past year because of something you did for or with us, we provided over 10 million meals to our hungry friends and neighbors.  It is no small task and we are blessed to have you be a part of the Kansas Food Bank family.  Thank you!

Bob Box – Phase II is Underway

By , January 9th, 2014 3:12pm

Logo:  Bob Box


In the fall of 2012, the Kansas Food Bank unveiled Bob Box a program designed to fight senior hunger.  The program started in 25 Northwest Kansas Counties.  During the first year over 1,500 seniors received support from this program.  Bob Box is designed to help seniors who experience hunger but are too proud to ask for assistance.  These are seniors who would rather go without before seeking help.

We are happy to announce that Phase II, an additional 24 counties in Southwest Kansas are on board.   Local county health departments and senior centers help us with distributing boxes to seniors in need in their respective counties.

Support Bob Box by making a donation today.

Driving for Dollars at Lubbers

By , December 3rd, 2013 8:38am

Lubbers 2013


During the month of December our friends at Lubbers will be donating $5 for every test drive at all their locations.  So why not go take a spin for the Kansas Food Bank!

944 N. Main, Cheney, KS 67025
220 W. Hwy 54, Andover KS 67002
1215 East 30th, Hutchinson 67502

A Generous Gift

By , October 31st, 2013 10:16am

Hizmet Relief 10-2013


A group of Turkish-Kansans here in Wichita celebrated the Eid al Adha two weeks ago, the Feast of Sacrifice.

They participate in an organization called Hizmet Relief. Part of that mission is to provide hunger relief.  Locally this group selected the Kansas Food Bank and brought us 500 pounds of meat to help families in our community.

Hizmet Relief is a non-for-profit and charity organization that organize relief campaigns, collect donations to help needy people in US and around the globe.

A 90th Birthday Celebration Benefits the Kansas Food Bank

By , August 26th, 2013 10:43am

Virginia Bayouth

Virginia Bayouth decided when she turned 90 she would have a party and collect food for the Kansas Food Bank.  To honor her, guests brought gifts of non-perishable food that was donated to the Kansas Food Bank.  Virginia is a strong believer that she should always help others who need help.  And since she says she has everything she needs, this was the perfect solution to “What do you want for your 90th birthday?”.  Way to go Virginia!

Virginia 90 birthday

Kids doing good!

By , August 2nd, 2013 8:22am



Kids this summer are doing great things with their birthday money!  While most of us take our birthday day money and buy something we want, two extraordinary young people donated their birthday money to the Kansas Food Bank to give back to others.  Pictured above is Mario who provided 420 meals with his birthday money.  And below is Eloise who donated her birthday money on her 5th birthday two years ago and again this year on her 7th birthday!  These kids are doing great things in their young lives!




Letter Carriers Food Drive a SUCCESS!

By , April 30th, 2013 11:23am


Our heartfelt “Thanks” to everyone who donated to make the Letter Carriers Food Drive a success!  This year with your help, the Kansas Food Bank and our partner agencies across the state received over 309,000 pounds of food equating to over a quarter million meals.   We appreciate all the letter carriers, postal workers, drivers and volunteers who made this happen.  And of course, we can’t forget our friends at NetApp who provided special blue collection bags to 19 communities!


We Did It!

By , April 30th, 2013 9:52am

Logo:  Food 4 KidsThe Kansas Food Bank received enough Facebook votes to receive $45,000 for our Food 4 Kids backpack program.  The top 40 food banks with the most votes, each received funding.  Thanks to all of our Facebook friends who voted!   We could not have won this award without your votes!


New Queso Dip to Benefit Kansas Food Bank

By , April 29th, 2013 1:44pm

bueno-logo-transparentFive cents has never gone so far, when Taco Bueno restaurants turn this year’s Cinco de Mayo celebration into Cinco de Bueno.  On Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, participating Taco Bueno restaurants will debut an improved, bolder queso for only five cents a serving with the proceeds going to the Kansas Food Bank. And the richer, tastier queso isn’t all that will be bueno on that date. Taco Bueno will match all sales from the new queso offer for the participating eight food banks, making the day even “More Bueno.”

By , April 1st, 2013 10:40am

FightingHungerIconVote Today, and every day now through the end of April for the Kansas Food Bank to win a $45,000 grant to help in the Fight to End Child Hunger!  Be a Hunger Hero!

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