Here are some resources and programs in the Manhattan area related to hunger:

Federal/State Programs

SNAP – Provides supplemental income for purchasing food

WIC – Provides food assistance for Women/Infants/Children

USDA Food Commodity Program – The Commodity Supplemental Food Programs is a Federally funded program, which works to improve the health of low-income pregnant and breastfeeding women, other new mothers up to one year postpartum, infants, children up to age six, and elderly people at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods.

State Level Programs

Harvester’s Mobile Food Distribution

Westview Community Church/Harvester’s – First Friday food distribution

Local Programs

Flint Hills Breadbasket – Food pantry, backpack programs, and other food distribution

Senior Center – Lunch is available Monday through Friday for a reduced cost for seniors

United Church of Christ -Meal on Sunday evenings

Grace Baptist Church – Food pantry on Tuesday afternoons

First Lutheran Church – Food pantry on Wednesday afternoons

Seven Dolors – Food pantry on Thursday afternoons

First Presbyterian Church – Food pantry on Friday afternoons

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – La Cocina Alegra (Happy Kitchen) on Tuesday and Friday mornings

Manhattan Emergency Shelter Home Cooked Food Program – Food program for shelter residents

CROP Walk – Fundraiser

Manhattan Community Gardens – Community members can reserve garden plots to supplement food budgets by growing food

Crisis Center – Shelter residents are provided food

CSA Program – Weekly bulk purchases for produce to keep costs down