Food relief for those in need.

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Abundant Harvest Food Kitchen

Abundant Harvest is typically offering boxed food packages from 6:30 to 9 a.m. on weekdays. Check the Abundant Harvest Facebook page for updates, times, and food availability or call 342-7439.

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Americus Community Food Pantry

413 Walnut St, Americus
620-443-5371

The Americus Community Food Pantry will be open next on Saturday, August 22, from 10 to 11:30 a.m and Tuesday, September 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Individuals can pick up pre-packaged food boxes from a cart outside the pantry.


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Blessing Boxes

Food can be donated and food may be taken out of the 24/7/365 blessing boxes. At times, the boxes may be empty for a period of time; however, boxes may be filled at any given time.

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Catholic Charities Resource Bus

205 S Lawrence St, Emporia

The Catholic Charities mobile resource bus is back in action, visiting Emporia once per month. Catholic Charities, which provides food and other emergency assistance, parks the bus at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church (205 S Lawerance St) from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Currently, it offers a drive-thru service. Dates for the remainder of 2020 include August 19, September 9, October 14, November 11, and December 9.

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Corky's Cupboard

1200 Commercial St, Emporia
chornets@emporia.edu

Corky's Cupboard, Emporia State University's on-campus food pantry, is back in the Center for Student Involvement in the Memorial Union. Food can be picked up on Mondays and Thursdays between noon and 5 p.m. Students will need to show their ID to get food and menstrual products. There is a limit of one Corky’s Cupboard package per week.

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ECKAN

215 W. 6th, Suite 102
620-342-4607
egoodwin@eckan.org

Food Vouchers are available while funding lasts. Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program- $35 worth of voucher for senior citizens to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and honey from the farmer’s market.

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First Christian Church

202 East 12th St, Emporia
620-342-1582

The First Christian Church pantry is open Mondays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. while supplies last.

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First Congregational Church

326 W 12th Ave, Emporia

First Congregational Church offers a community meal on the third Saturday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. They also have their essentials pantry on the third Saturday, from 11 a.m. to noon. Items for one’s home such as cleaning supplies and other sundries are available free of charge. There is a limit of 4 items.

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First United Methodist Church

823 Merchant St., Emporia
620-342-6186

First United Methodist Church pantry will be handing out bags of food Thursdays and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon out of the west doors.

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Friendship Meals

221 West Logan Ave., Emporia
620-340-8001

The North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging, Inc’s Friendship Center is delivering friendship meals to homebound individuals. Must be 60+, homebound and in city limits to qualify. For those outside city limits, family could pick up frozen meals once per week.  If you believe you might be eligible for this meal delivery program, call 620-340-8001.

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Heritage Pentecostal Church

1827 Road G, Emporia
620-803-7571

Heritage Pentecostal Church hopes to be giving away food again in the coming weeks. Please check back for details. 

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LYON COUNTY WIC (WOMEN INFANTS CHILDREN)

420 W. 15th Ave
(620)342-4864
dmoore@flinthillshealth.org

Keeping Mothers and Children Healthy

WIC’s mission is to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to healthcare.

WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women; infants; and children (up to age 5); who meet income guidelines and medical or nutritional risk.

The department provides:

  • Personalized nutrition counseling
  • Provides nutritious foods
  • Referrals for other services that can benefit the family
  • Provides breastfeeding support

For breastfeeding mothers:
WIC also provides breastfeeding education and assistance. Lactation consultations are available with a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor or an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. We also offer a breastfeeding support group from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays in the Jones Conference Room at the health center.

Prenatal breastfeeding and cooking classes are also available.
Contact the WIC office for more information.

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Lyon County ECKAN

215 W. 6th Street, Suite 204, Emporia
620-342-4607

ECKAN (East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation) in Lyon County is currently phone contact only. Call 620-342-4607 to discuss your needs. Food bags can be provided for pick up as needed while supplies are available. ECKAN has a very limited amount of food vouchers available to those who have been directly affected by COVID-19 (job loss, reduction of hours, quarantine, etc.).

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church-John & Frances Ice Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry

106 Exchange St., Emporia
620-342-1061
emporiacatholics@gmail.com

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church's John & Frances Ice Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry (106 Exchange St.) is open Sundays. The John & Frances Ice Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry currently operates a drive-thru service every Sunday from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.  One pantry bag per household per weekend is given.  To-go meals provided while supplies last.

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Salvation Army

327 Constitution, Emporia
620-342-3093

The Salvation Army is currently operating by appointment by phone at 620-342-3093 and through Facebook Messenger. The Salvation Army is currently helping with food, rent, utilities, clothing, and other financial assistance. Staff will check eligibility and then set up an appointment to pick up food as needed. Curbside service will be provided. As of 3/18, the Salvation Army announced that financial assessments will be waived at this point, but a photo ID and proof of residence in Lyon County will be required. By 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, the Salvation Army will post on Facebook about whether breadline will be offered. If sufficient supplies are available, a drive-thru service will be offered at 2 p.m.