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