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Shawnee County

Shawnee County
K-State Research and Extension
1740 SW Western Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

785-232-0093 fax

Mobile Food Pantries

Operation Food Secure (website)

Operation Food Secure works with neighborhoods and organizations to distribute food boxes of fresh produce, meat and dairy. Visit their website for more information. 

TNO Produce Boxes

Harvesters and Local Agency Mobile Food Pantries

Note: This list represents the typical scheduled day each month for Mobile Distribution at the listed agencies and sites. Distributions may be rescheduled, added or canceled with little notice due to inclement weather, holidays or unforeseen circumstances so it is always best to call the agency for the most up to date information from our agency partner. Harvesters Customer Care can be contacted at 877-653-9519 if you cannot reach the Mobile Distribution agency.

Harvesters Mobile Food Pantry 090420

Harvesters Mobile Food Pantries List for Kansas (pdf)

What is a Food Bank?

A food bank stores and distributes millions of pounds of food. They don't distribute food directly to individuals but instead distribute to food pantries who serve small communities. Our food bank in Shawnee County is Harvesters.  Here is their contact information for finding food pantries in your area: 

https://www.harvesters.org/get-help or (877) 353-6639. 

What is a food pantry?

A food pantry serves a community and provides food directly to individuals. A food pantry may be a non-profit that also provides other emergency services such as clothing and help with rent and utilities. A food pantry may also be part of a faith-based organization.