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Free food pantries, groceries and meals in Johnson County Kansas.

Food pantries provide free groceries to low-income families across Johnson County Kansas. Residents, regardless of their background, income, or race, can turn to one of these distribution centers if they are facing a difficult period. Items from a soup kitchen or food pantry near you will help feed a family for a number of days, and most food banks are open today and offer drive-thru service in the community. They also offer social services, free personal toiletries, and Meals on Wheels. Find a free food pantry near you in Johnson County KS that provides groceries and meals.

The Johnson County Kansas food pantries rely on donations from families and individuals across the region. So if you have some surplus items, groceries or foodstuffs to donate, please do so. All donated items go directly towards helping the needy in the community.

During the holiday seasons of Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas the locations offer special food assistance programs and free meals. Sometimes even gifts or winter coats can be provided during the winter and Christmas time. Some charities and non-profits provide summer meals, breakfast, or lunches to students and families who are out of school. Or get help from free drive-thru pantries in the county as well as cities such as Olathe or Overland Park Kansas community.

Where to get free food or groceries in Olathe and Overland Park area

College Church Of The Nazarene
2020 E. Sheridan
Olathe, Kansas 66062
(913) 764-4575
This center is a church sponsored food pantry for Johnson County, Kansas residents.

Blue Valley Multi-service Center
Location - 7500 W. 149th Terrace, #149
Overland Park, Kansas 66223
Telephone - (913) 239-4560
Various social services and support is offered. This can range from free food such as breads, meats, and rice to other items including clothing and personal hygiene items.

Catholic Charities - Emergency Assistance - Overland Park
Main address - 9806 W. 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 384-6608
Helps people regardless of religion. Food, financial assistance for medications and rent, food stamps and WIC are offered. Read more on government commodity food.
Another Olathe, Kansas branch of Catholic Charities is located at 333 E. Poplar, Olathe, KS  66061. Call (913) 782-4077. Offers many of the same services as the center above.




Center Of Grace
Church location is 520 S Harrison Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Call (913) 764-1353

Central Church Of The Nazarene
Food pantry location is 12600 W. 87th Street
Lenexa, Kansas 66215
Call (913) 541-2600

Desoto Multi-service Center
Primary location - 32905 W. 84th Street
De Soto, Kansas 66018
Telephone (913) 583-1152
Call for hours and details on services. The case managers can also help Johnson County households apply for SNAP food stamps or WIC vouchers as well to pay for baby formula.

Edgerton United Methodist Church - Food Pantry
Address is 300 E. 4th Street
Edgerton, KS 66021
Telephone number is (913) 882-6735

First Christian Church Of Olathe, KS
200 E. Loula Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Call (913) 764-3555 to reach the church and get information on food distribution hours as well as when hot or cold meals are offered.





CrossLines of Johnson County Kansas is a major anti-poverty fighting agency. Staff not only help with applications to SNAP food stamps or free breakfast or lunch for students, but also pass out Boost or ensure for seniors, give single moms baby formula, help the low income get food and more. Continue with CrossLines assistance programs.

First Presbyterian Church Of Olathe
Location is 621 S. Lee
Olathe, KS 66061
Call (913) 782-0140

Gardner Multi-service Center
501 W. Main St., Suite D
Gardner, Kansas 66030
(913) 856-7405

North Central Multi-Service Center
12425 W 87th Street Pkwy, Suite 300
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 715-6650
Offers a number of social services and food programs, except rent/utilities not provided.

Our Saviour Lutheran Church
4153 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, Kansas 66103
Phone - (913) 236-6228
A soup kitchen may pass out sandwiches or serve meals. The free pantry may give out Canned soups and stews, beans, bread, dairy, paper products, and other stuff.

Overland Park Christian Church
Address is 7600 W 75 Street
Overland Park KS 66204
A faith based church. They give out free groceries, clothes, hygiene supplies (like detergent, shampoo, etc.) as well as serve Christmas as well as Thanksgiving meals.

Franklin Center Inc.
1403 Metropolitan Avenue
Kansas City KS 66103
Get Senior Brown Bag, shelf-stable foods, Canned vegetables, flour, bread, and other boxes of free groceries.

Olathe Salvation Army
Center address: 420 E. Santa Fe
Olathe, KS 66061
Telephone - (913) 782-3640
Call for help from programs such as Angel Tree, coats for kids, holiday meals, clothing, and free food. Thanksgiving turkey dinner, snacks for kids during the summer, Christmas dinners, and other items are given out too. The Johnson County pantry may also have paper goods, Canned Meats, pasta, cereal, wipes for cleaning and more goods.





De Soto KS Food Pantry
Primary location - 32905 W. 84th Street
De Soto, Kansas 66018
Telephone (913) 583-1152

Southwoods Christian Church
16110 Metcalf
Overland Park, Kansas 66085
Dial (913) 681-5100
Clothing from a thrift store is combined with groceries from the free food pantry.

Spring Hill Multi-service Center
Address: 102 S. Main St.
Spring Hill, Kansas 66083
(913) 715-8960

Stilwell Baptist Caring Ministry
19950 Broadmoor Lane
Stilwell, Kansas 66085
Phone number - (913) 449-6601
Free perishable food as well as canned goods, such as rice and cereal, is passed out. There is also a Meals on Wheels service for low income seniors in Johnson County.

Yachad-Kosher Food Pantry, Chabad House Center
6201 Indian Creek Drive
Overland Park, Kansas 66207
Telephone (913) 649-4852
Free food, groceries, and meals may be offered.

Word of Faith Church
Address is 16112 Foster St
Stilwell, Kansas, 66085

OutReach Services
The charity helps feed the unemployed, low income, and working poor. They also help with the Summer Food Service Program, deliver Meals on Wheels to the sick or seniors, give detergent or cooking classes and other aid. More on food assistance Outreach Services.

New Hope Food Pantry
Location is 13310 S Blackbob Rd
Olathe, KS, United States
For hours, dial 913-782-0955

Jewish Family Services
Address: 5801 W 115th St #103
Overland Park, KS, 66211
Telephone - 913-327-8250
Referrals are given to Johnson County pantries. The organization may also have Jewish meals, including for the holidays.

BreakPointe Community Church
10001 W 88th St
Overland Park, Kansas, 66212
The food bank is open limited hours.

Shawnee Community Services
food pantry location is 11110 W 67th St
Shawnee, Kansas, 66203







Antioch Church
5201 Antioch, Merriam, KS
A soup kitchen and food pantry is on site. Working poor families as well as the unemployed can get a free box of groceries, personal hygiene items, or even baby formula.

Village Church Food Pantry and Clothes Closet
Address - 9900 Mission Road
Overland Park, Kansas 66206
Phone - 671-2315
Free food, clothing for work or school supplies, and hygiene items are provided.

Valley View United Methodist Church
Address is 8412 W 95 Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
Call (913) 642-4400
The food pantry can offer emergency boxes of groceries, free diapers, formula, and more.

Westside Church of the Nazarene
Pantry address is 1700 W. Santa Fe
Olathe, KS 66062
Groceries, paper goods, canned meat, and more is available to struggling Johnson County households.

Additional assistance for free food in Johnson County

Other assistance may be available for low income families. This can range from additional locations of free food pantries near you or hot meals from soup kitchens as well as Meals on Wheels for seniors. There are also applications to government benefits in Johnson County such as SNAP food stamps, or WIC, and much more can be provided as well. Call 316-265-3663 or (877) 353-6639.


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