We recommend calling before going to any of these places because dates, times, and availability might have changed. Resources for other needs available at: CommunityGrace.info. 

Free food commodities

Douglass United Methodist
http://douglassumc.com/missions/local-outreach 204 Willow, Douglass, KS Office: 316-747-3134 Distributes free food boxes on 4th Saturday of each month, 9am - 11am

12 Baskets: El Dorado, KS
Host site: Family Worship Center Facebook: 12baskets, Inc. For information: 316-322-8463 / twelvebaskets@ymail.com Distributes free food boxes on 2nd Saturday of each month, 10am – noon 701 S. Atchison, El Dorado, KS For low income residents of Butler County.

United Methodist Open Door - Community Food Ministry
http://www.umopendoor.org/food.html 1611 N. Mosley, Wichita, KS / 316-267-4201 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am - 11:45 am & 1 pm - 3:45 pm Emergency food assistance for persons and families in need who live in Sedgwick and neighboring counties (including Butler County). Assistance provided only one time per month (but at any time during the month). Families qualify at 130% of Federal poverty level ($2422/month gross income for family of 4) [see chart on its website]. Special circumstances can be considered. Process: Apply in person. Bring your driver’s license or photo ID, proof of address (a recent utility bill with your name and address on it), and proof of income. If eligible, you will be given a food box at that time. Diapers and baby formula also are available. Directions: Located a couple of blocks west of I-135. If driving, exit at 13th Street, then go west on 13th a few blocks where Mosley crosses 13th Street.

Kansas Food Bank
http://www.kansasfoodbank.org/ 1919 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67211 / 316-265-4421 / info@kansasfoodbank.org Supplies free/low-cost food to pantries, soup kitchens & churches that give food to the hungry. Visit their website or call for information about locations of non-profit food banks and food pantries throughout the state of Kansas.
Prepared by CommunityGrace.info, a website listing community resources in and near Butler County, KS, to prevent and reverse homelessness. To change or add information, email: jgstorandt@msn.com.


 Discount groceries (food boxes sold at a reduced price) Mid America Foods
Contacts: Sandy Bell & Terry Bell (TABell@gmail.com) Discount grocery program, delivers food boxes to designated outreach centers. Family meal box ($29); Suppertime Premium Entrees ($20); and other options. Place orders Tues. & Thurs., 10am – 2pm by calling Sandy Bell at 316-322-5079, or order online at www.midamericafoods.com. Pick up site: First Baptist Church, 315 W. Central in El Dorado Pick up date for food you ordered: last Saturday of the month, 9:30 – 10:00 am (in parking lot behind the church gym)

Prairie Land Food
1-800-998-9436 (June Glasgow), june@prairielandfood.com Kansas sites include: Augusta, Derby, El Dorado, Eureka, Hesston, McPherson, Newton, Salina, Shawnee, and Wichita; see website for complete list: www.prairielandfood.com Quality food packages at reduced costs (up to a 50% off retail prices); Accepts food stamps, credit cards (VISA or MasterCard) and cash. Prairie Pak includes a wide assortment of frozen meats, and a variety of seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables. Other packages also are available. Pick-up site in El Dorado: Flinthills Services building, 505 S Walnut Valley Dr. 2013 Calendar (payment required when the order is placed)

American Red Cross: Midway-Kansas Chapter
http://midwaykansas.redcross.org/index.php 1900 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67214 Phone: 316-219-4000 Low-income individuals and families who meet 110% of federal poverty guidelines may be eligible for: grocery vouchers to buy food, and gas cards to buy fuel for their vehicle. Grocery and Gas Assistance: Fridays only Call 316-219-4070 to listen to the recording that explains the information to bring with you.

Community Aid Network (C.A.N.)
@The Salvation Army in El Dorado, KS 207 W. First / 316-321-4070 (ext.1) Coordinates assistance from community churches for those in need in the El Dorado area. Many churches ask people seeking assistance to start by going to C.A.N. for screening Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - noon & 1:30 - to 2:30 pm (walk-ins welcome). Assistance provided once every 6 months; going to more than 2 churches a week for food is not allowed (instead, come back to C.A.N. for further assistance).

Prepared by CommunityGrace.info, a website listing community resources in and near Butler County, KS, to prevent and reverse homelessness. To change or add information, email: jgstorandt@msn.com.

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