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About Us

Second Harvest Community Food Bank is a nonprofit food Distribution Center serving 19 counties across Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. We distribute food through a network of over 100 Partner Agencies located throughout our service area and through our direct service programs. Last year, Second Harvest distributed 6 million pounds of food.

Second Harvest Community Food Bank’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

Second Harvest is a proud member of Feeding America, the Missouri Food Bank Association, the Kansas Association of Food Banks and the Hunger Coalition.

Second Harvest is open Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Distribution Center is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at 915 Douglas, St. Joseph, MO. We can also be reached at 816.364.3663 or by email.

Fresh Start, Your Community Market is open:

  • Monday: 11:00 – 4:00
  • Tuesday: 12:00 – 6:00
  • Wednesday: 11:00 – 4:00
  • Thursday: 12:00 – 6:00
  • Friday: 8:00 – 2:00
  • Sign-ups for Buchanan County Pantry Cards (Yellow Cards) and Fresh Picks Memberships will be on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.