Harvesters Kansas City
Harvesters’ mission is to feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow.
We are a regional food bank serving a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas. Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 620 not-for-profit agencies including emergency food pantries, community kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes and others. We also offer education programs to increase community awareness of hunger and teach about good nutrition.
Address: 3801 Topping Ave, Kansas City, MO 64129
Girl Scout Month of Service
Junior Cadette Senior Ambassador
During Girl Scout Month of Service at Harvesters, Girl Scouts (4th grader and older) will sort and repack food in the Volunteer Engagement Center (VEC) for 90 minutes, followed by a 30-minute service learning activity. Chaperones and closed-toed shoes are required. Harvesters requests 1 adult per 5 youth for 9-11 year olds and 1 adult per 10 youth for 12-15 year olds.
In honor of March being National Nutrition Month, Girl Scout Members are also encouraged to host a food drive at your schools, faith based organizations, neighborhoods or parents' offices for healthy food items to bring with them to their volunteer shift. The goal for Girl Scout Service Month at Harvesters is for each Girl Scout to bring in 10 lbs. of food (approximately 10–15 items), so that we can provide 1,500 meals for hungry people in our community.
Contact us to schedule your shift during the following time frames:
- Tuesday, March 20, 2018: 6-8pm
- Thursday, March 22, 2018: 6-8pm
- Saturday, March 24, 2018: 1-3pm or 2-4pm
Registration Requirements: All girls participating as a Girl Scout in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration/Questions: Girl Scout troops can register by contacting Volunteer Engagement at email@example.com or (816) 929-3090. Feel free to email or call with any questions.
Additional Information: Parking is limited so please carpool. Visitor parking is available in front of the building and in an overflow lot across the street. Please do not block in Harvesters’ trailers. If spots fill, please limit street parking to the east side (closest to the building) so semi-trucks can safely access our facility. Please enter through the Volunteer Entrance (under the red awning).