Butler County Kansas food pantries and banks.

Families in El Dorado and Butler County can turn to a free food pantry for assistance. Several of them also provide basic needs from on site clothing closets. The goal of these food pantries as well as clothing banks is to help the less fortunate. Whether the applicant is a senior, disabled, or a child, resources are available.

Pantries try to provide healthier groceries. The may be food or hot meals served that meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines. Examples can be fruits, vegetables, dairy items, meats, and baby formula. Those types of goods, and many others, may be available from local charities as well as churches.

Butler County families, including those in poverty or the unemployed, can also get clothes for work or school. The pantries often provide this as well, including both Christmas toys and meals to households with children.

Rose Hill Kansas Clothes Closet and Food Pantry
Address is 314 N. Rose Hill Rd
Rose Hill, KS 67133
Call (316) 776-0844
All regions are served. Whether it is a box of groceries or clothing for work, help is provided. There are also hygiene items, information to SNAP food stamps, and other benefits.

First Christian Church
300 W. Central
El Dorado, Kansas 67042
(316) 321-4220
The pantry is open Tuesdays only from 9:30-11:30am.

First Baptist Church
315 W. Central
El Dorado, KS 67042
Telephone: (316) 321-3266
There is a free food bank and clothing center. Winter jackets, boots, canned and fresh food, fruits, and more items may be passed out.

 

 

 

 

Butler County Department on Aging
2101 Dearborn Ste 302
Augusta, Kansas 67010
(316) 775-0500
A low cost Meals on Wheels service is available for the elderly or homebound. Additional programs include Senior Brown Bag, surplus USDA commodities, and information on medical care. The delivery service covers Augusta, Douglass, Andover, El Dorado, Leon, or Rose Hill.

El Dorado and Towanda LunchBox - Summer Meals for Kids program
105 Race
El Dorado, KS 67042
Dial (316) 202-8488 for information
A multiple week programs feeds students from low income and/or working poor homes. It will be used to replace free lunches, breakfasts, meals that many eat at school.

Andover Community Food Bank
Main address: 1429 N Andover Rd
Andover, KS 67002
Phone: 316-733-1644

12 Baskets, Inc.
Location: 701 S. Atchison
El Dorado, Kansas 67042
(316) 390-8727
The food bank has USDA commodities once a month. There are also Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets and meal programs.

 

 

 

Pregnancy and Family Resource Centers - El Dorado
121 W. Central Ave
El Dorado, KS 67042
(316) 322-0070
The non-profit has Pregnancy Counseling. Basic needs include free Diapers, food for single mothers, Formula/Baby Food, and gently used maternity clothing too.

Butler County Extension Office
206 N. Griffith Ste A
El Dorado, Kansas 67042
Main number: (316) 321-9660
The process applications for government benefits. They include food stamps, LIHEAP for paying heating bills, and Medicaid. They also allow low income parents to use WIC to pay for formula.

Dial 316.265.3663 for more information on Butler County hunger prevention resources. Everyone from children to the working poor can use a local food pantry or soup kitchen. Or they can learn about other public benefits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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