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Free food pantries and groceries in Shawnee County.

Locate free food pantries in Topeka Kansas and across Shawnee County that administer social services to low-income families and people with no money. The distribution center focus on providing free food boxes and preventing hunger. There are churches, non-profits and charities that have free food banks and soup kitchens. Priority is for seniors, the poor, and single moms. Find a free food pantry near you in Shawnee County KS

The non-profit agencies that operate the centers help hundreds low-income families each and every month. There are also free drive thru food banks in Topeka as well as Meals on Wheels home delivery for the disabled and homebound. Also, thousands of children and seniors also benefit from the assistance available at these food banks. Find a phone number at the bottom of the page for more food programs in the community.

The non-profits often partner in an effort to try to ensure no one is left behind. This means that a holistic approach is taken. It involves offering emergency food, Thanksgiving or Christmas meals, information on healthy cooking, job training, and benefits such as applications to SNAP food stamps (Food Assistance in KS) or an EBT card. Or other basic needs can be addressed too. This means a church pantry may offer baby formula, toilet paper or personal hygiene items too. So the programs are extensive, or look here for Find a church that give away free stuff near you.

Find a free box of food or hot meal in Shawnee County and Topeka

Antioch Family Life Center
Address: 1921 SE Indiana Ave, Topeka, KS 66607. Phone: (785) 232-1937
The disadvantaged can use the on site food bank or clothing closet. Other services include meals as part of the Precious Blessings Childcare Center, school supplies for young children, and other social services.

Temple of Deliverance Church
Location is 520 SE Norwood St., Topeka, Kansas 66607. Telephone - (785) 235-6755

Bible Church of God Seventh Day
2637 SE Ohio Ave, Topeka, KS 66605. Phone: (785) 235-2716
An emergency food pantry is on site for Shawnee County families. Groceries, hot meals, Thanksgiving food baskets, and more is for the working poor.




United Methodist Open Door
2130 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS 67214. Call (316) 267-4201 for intake or hours.
Up to 5 days of free food is passed out. The applicant needs to have a source of income. The United Way of the Plains is a key partner.

Let's Help, Inc.
200 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66603. Program Phone Number - (785) 234-6208
Assistance includes a daily lunch, financial aid for bills or rent, a food basket, prescription medications, and counseling.

Community Action Inc
Main address is 455 SE Golf Park Blvd, Topeka, KS 66605. Dial (785) 836-4500
A wide variety of assistance programs are offered for the low-income, unemployed and people with no money. Free personal toiletries such as soap or laundry detergent, canned groceries, and applications to Food Assistance in KS or free Senior food. There is cheese, milk, and other government commodities. Or look here for free cheese from the government.

Family of God Church
1231 NW Eugene St, Topeka, KS 66608. Call (785) 234-1111

Oakland Church of the Nazarene
939 NE Oakland Ave, Topeka, KS 66616. Call (785) 232-0142
The charity has items like various meat and poultry products, dairy

Doorstep, Inc
1119 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-1105. Main phone - (785) 357-5341
Many services are run by the charity. There is food, dental care, gasoline vouchers, and Christmas meals or toys. Clothing and other low income programs are also run in Shawnee County.





Topeka Salvation Army
1320 SE 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66607. Main telephone - (785) 233-9648
Many programs are available in Shawnee County. There is a food pantry and free Christmas toys and meals. Financial aid is offered for electric bills, and a shelter as well as clothing center are on site. Volunteers also serve meals to the elderly and have a Thanksgiving program. The free drive thru food bank has canned groceries, dried, beans, meat, dairy and other items and there is a soup kitchen on site too. More on Salvation Army food assistance Shawnee County.

New Hope United Methodist Church
Address - 2915 SW 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606. Program Phone(785) 233-0166

West Side Baptist Youth of Topeka
Address is 1008 SW 4th St, Topeka, KS 66606. Call (785) 233-4241

Maranatha Baptist Fellowship
4935 SW Burlingame Rd, Topeka, KS 66609. Call (785) 862-8810
They have a free local Meals on Wheels service. Or use the pantry for canned and shelf stable foods, cereal, fresh eggs or milk, frozen meat, peanut butter or jelly and fresh fruit and vegetables.

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Topeka
Main address: 234 S Kansas Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66603. Phone - (785) 233-6300
Seniors can sign up for Meals on Wheels. There is also sack lunches, summer snacks for students, and applications to SNAP food stamps. Other case management includes work clothes, ESL classes and much more. They help feed migrant farm workers and single moms and people in need. More on help from Catholic Charities in Topeka Kansas.Free food pantries Shawnee County

Fellowship & Faith Ministry
Food bank location is 708 SE Lime St, Topeka, Kansas 66607. Telephone number for information is (785) 354-7262

Highland Crest Seventh Day Adventist Church
Address of food bank is 3225 SE Adams, Topeka, KS 66605. Dial (785) 266-5537

Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ
2420 SE Bellview Ave, Topeka, KS 66605. Call (785) 266-7102

St. John AME Church
A free food pantry is at 701 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66603. Dial (785) 233-3656
Get free groceries including  Shelf Stable or Dry Milk, cereal, bread, Canned Meats, macaroni and more. There are also free hygiene products in Shawnee County and other stuff.

Bread Of Life Food Pantry
A free drive thru pantry is at 235 Lime St, Topeka, Ks 66607. Call (785) 925-6412
A soup kitchen with free meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as well as emergency pantry is on site at the charity.

Oakland Church of the Nazarene
Address is 939 NE Oakland, Topeka, KS 66616. Call (785) 232-0142

Open Arms Outreach Ministries
2401 SE 11th St, Topeka, KS 66607. Program Phone Number is (785) 232-3463
Volunteers refer clients, no matter their age or income, to free food pantries or public aid. They have information on hunger prevention programs in Shawnee County.





Town & Country Christian Church
Location is 4925 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66614. Phone (785) 272-9009
The pantry will have food products, fresh fruit, vegetables and milk. Or get free infant formula, diapers and other goods, including case management.

New Life Baptist Church Of Topeka
Location is 3601 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604, or call (785) 272-7771 for hours

Living in Victory Fellowship
232 SW Sanneman Dr, Topeka, KS 66609. Dial (913) 548-1496

I Care, Inc. Food Bank
2914 SE Michigan, Topeka, KS 66605. Telephone number is (785) 267-5910

Inward Faith Outreach Ministries
Location - 625 Polk St, Topeka, KS 66603. Telephone - (785) 234-2332
Free boxes of groceries are offered. There may also be baby formula, dairy products, fruits, cereal, brad and canned goods for low-income families in Shawnee County.

Joyful Harvest
The pantry is at 1616 NE Seward, Topeka, Kansas 66616. Telephone - (785) 354-8154

Prairie Land Food Bank
7215 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, Kansas 66619
Program Phone (785) 862-1919
This non-profit can only be used every other month. Surplus USDA commodities are combined with advice. The food pantry has paper goods, non-perishable items, and other goods on site.

Randel Ministries is at Family of God Church
1231 NW Eugene St
Topeka, KS  66608
Dial (785) 234-1111
Seniors or disabled may have home delivery of meals.

St. Matthew Church
2700 SE Virginia Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
Phone: (785) 232-5012

Topeka Rescue Mission
401 NW Norris
Topeka, KS 66608
Program Phone - (785) 357-4285
Clients are the very low income and homeless. Free baskets of food, clothes, household goods, shelter, and other aid is provided.







True Holiness Family Church
2020 SE 21st St.
Topeka, Kansas 66607
Program Phone Number is (785) 233-9545

Additional free food programs in Shawnee County

For the locations of other food pantries or soup kitchen near you in Shawnee County, dial 316.265.3663. There are many charities, churches and federal programs, including free school lunches for kids or the local Kansas Food Bank. Or low income families can be referred to government programs, such as SNAP food stamps or WIC vouchers.


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