News Flash

2020

Posted on: April 9, 2020

Jackson County COVID-19 Resource and Recovery Information

Nonprofits:

For nonprofits, most major funders have joined together to create the Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response and Recover Fund. This is being led by The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, United Way of Greater Kansas City, LISC Greater Kansas City (Local Initiatives Support Corporation), and the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC).

For more info visit https://www.growyourgiving.org/covid


Resources for Individuals:

Harvesters is providing its meals through its Kids Café program at various sites throughout Kansas City/Jackson County that includes Cleaver Family YMCS, Friendship Village, and Olive Park Village - see link below for complete listing of locations:

https://www.harvesters.org/Harvesters.org/media/assets-uploaded/Agency/Kids%20Cafe/Jackson-Clay-County-MO.pdf

Harvesters also maintains a searchable up to date food pantry directory of partner agencies. Visit http://www.harvesters.org/get-help and enter your zip code for mobile food distribution or food pantry service locations.

Children’s Mercy is providing Grab n Go lunches for children 1-18 yo at various locations throughout the metro:

https://www.childrensmercy.org/health-and-safety-resources/information-about-covid-19-novel-coronavirus/resources-in-the-community/

Uncover KC- List of food, emergency, and other resources https://uncoverkc.org/blog/covid-19-relief-resources-for-kansas-city?blm_aid=62989 

Jackson County Agency Funding:

Specific Outside Agency funding for Food Programs within KCMO School District include:

After the Harvest – Healthy Food for Hungry People, $20,000

Bishop Sullivan – Food Pantry and Household Assistance, $30,000

Foster Adopt Connect – Food Pantry, $20,000

Harvesters – Jackson County Food Distribution, $75,000

Operation Breakthrough – Food Assistance Program, $10,173

Whatsoever – Health Children & Families, $38,250

 Agency info including website, addresses and amounts funded are on our website at: https://www.jacksongov.org/1183/Outside-Agency-Funded-Agencies

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