Nearly 51,000 children, families and seniors suffer from food insecurity in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. Of these people, 1 in 5 are children. Being food insecure means a person doesn’t know where their next meal will come from. Many of these individuals have limited access to food because they live in food deserts which adds to their meal gap. A meal gap is the difference between a person’s food resources and what they actually need to sustain a healthy, fulfilling life.
Be a part of the solution by joining the Building Hunger-Free Communities Annual Fund Drive. Find out who has already joined.
Be Part of The Solution:
Give Time – Become a Second Harvest volunteer. Sign up for the Volunteer Experience today.
Give Food – Host a food drive! It’s a fun and easy way to be part of the solution.
Give Money – Of all resources donated to Second Harvest, 97 percent goes directly to food distribution, acquisition and programs. Donate or make a pledge to join the Building Hunger-Free Communities Annual Fund Drive.
By giving to the Building Hunger-Free Communities Annual Fund Drive, you will become part of the solution to hunger by expanding access to nutritious food to families in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas.
The funds collected through the fund drive will help to expand access to our neighbors through: