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Phone: 816.364.3663
915 Douglas
St. Joseph
Missouri 64505
USA
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Target demographics: feed hungry families, children and seniors

Direct beneficiaries per year: We serve 15,000 people each month through a network of 100 nonprofits and direct services

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist in Harvest House, our onsite food pantrySorting food, assembling food boxes, etc. in our warehouse Office help such as filing, data entry, mailings, etc. Special event

Geographic areas served: nineteen counties in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas

Programs: Children: Backpack Buddies--take home kid-friendly weekend meals for children; Campus Cupboard--on-site food pantry in area schools; No Hunger Summer--lunchtime meals for children during the summer break; Kate's Cafe'--after school meals and activities for children
Families: Fresh Start--our on site food pantry distributes nutritious food to 1,500 individuals each week; The Garden--our on site garden growing fresh produce; Close the Gap--Helping families to utilize government support through SNAP (formerly food stamp program).
Seniors: Providing supplemental food boxes to seniors over the age of 60 to help meet their needs
Neighborhoods: Distributing food to our 100 non-profit Partner Agencies in 15 Missouri counties and 4 Kansas counties.

Mission:
Our mission is nourish our neighbors in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas through education, advocacy and food distribution.
Results:
Last year, Second Harvest Community Food Bank distributed 5.7 million pounds of food to our neighbors in need.


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08/18/11
If I could change anything at all about second harvest it would be to add me to the team this is a group of hard working individuals that are as compassionate as I am with helping others and I love that keep up the good work SHCFB... more »
07/15/11
Second Harvest Community Food Bank houses a team of extremely hard workers who are so passionate, not only about serving their community in need, but who also work tirelessly to achieve their goal of ending hunger in this area. I can say enough good things about the organization and efficiency of ... more »
07/14/11
Second Harvest Community Food Bank provides not only food to pantries, daycares, senior centers, etc. but is also a strong leader and advocate for eliminating hunger in our region. As a church leader I am indebted for their knowledge and expertise in care for those who use their services and the ... more »
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