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At Second Harvest Community Food Bank, our mission is to build hunger-free communities across the 19 counties we serve in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. Through a variety of direct service programs and efforts of over 100 Partner Agencies, we distributed 5.1 million pounds of food last year.

 

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 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.

Join us in the Building Hunger-Free Communities Annual Fund Drive! For more information about the Annual Fund Drive, info@ourcommunityfoodbank.org or 816-364-3663.

 

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 to join the Building Hunger-Free Communities Annual Fund Drive. You may also want to learn more about our Mission Partners.

Expanding Access:

By giving to the Building Hunger-Free Communities Annual Fund Drive, you will help to expand 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:

 

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Second Harvest is the First Regional Nonprofit Organization to Belong to the Better Business Bureau:

Second Harvest Community Food Bank, a non-profit food distribution center serving nineteen counties in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas, announces that it has met the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance’s Standards for Charity Accountability and is now an official BBB Accredited Charity.

Second Harvest participated in the voluntary program because it believes in the importance of accountability and transparency for a non-profit organization. By being evaluated by BBB’s Charity Review Program, Second Harvest allowed an outside, third-party to take an objective look at the organization. The Standards for Charity Accountability examine a charity’s governance and oversight by its board of directors, how the organization measures its effectiveness in achieving its mission, its finances, and its fundraising and informational materials.

Did you know?

Second Harvest Community Food Bank is thrilled to announce that we have again been issued a 4-Star Rating with Charity Navigator! This is the fifth consecutive year that Second Harvest has received the 4-Star rating, placing us in the elite of non-profits that practice a high level of sound fiscal management and a commitment to accountability and transparency year after year.DSC_4182

The 4-Star Charity Navigator rating is an important consideration when deciding where to donate your money. At Second Harvest, we have demonstrated our commitment to business practices that minimize the chances of compromising our mission of building hunger-free communities. Our exceptional rating demonstrates that we are an organization that you can trust.

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Second Harvest is also a proud member of Feeding America and Feeding Missouri.
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