News Releases 2017

Posted on: January 30, 2017

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. to Serve the Hungry at KC Community Kitchen Jan. 31

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., and members of his staff will volunteer Tuesday, Jan. 31 to serve lunch to the hungry at the Kansas City Community Kitchen.

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 30, 2017) – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., and members of his staff will volunteer Tuesday, Jan. 31 to serve lunch to the hungry at the Kansas City Community Kitchen.

The volunteer effort is a result of a friendly wager between White and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald over the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers playoff game on Jan. 15. Each county executive had pledged to address food security in their community according to the outcome of the game.

What:  Jackson County Executive and team serve food to the hungry

Where:  Tuesday, Jan. 31; Media availability from 11 a.m. –12 p.m.

Where:  Kansas City Community Kitchen, 750 Paseo Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Who:  Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr.; Members of the Jackson County Executive staff; Episcopal Community Services President & CEO Beau Heyen; ECS Director of Community Engagement Mandy Caruso-Yahne

“Despite having total confidence in a Chiefs’ victory over the Steelers, I lost,” White said. “But no one really loses when they choose to serve our community through the Kansas City Community Kitchen.”

White will be wearing a Steelers jersey sent to him by County Executive Fitzgerald.

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