FOOD PANTRY/CLOTHES CLOSET
“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink…I was naked and you gave me clothing.” —Matthew 25:35
We often forget that some of our close neighbors are lacking life’s basic needs – food and clothing. The Food Pantry and Clothes Closet have enabled us to serve those throughout the Kansas City area by:
The Robert and Shirley Meneilly Center for Mission at 99th and Mission Road provides a wonderful environment to help fulfill our neighbors’ basic needs with ample food storage, a pristine setting and expanded food selection.
TO RECEIVE ASSISTANCE
Client Qualifications and Services
Who May Apply: Persons with an income below 150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines and identification cards for all members of the household.
How to Apply: Call the Pantry at 913-671-2315 between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Friday mornings to apply for assistance.
All other phone calls are answered from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Persons are eligible to receive assistance every 30 days, if needed.
Notice: In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form AD-3027 found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday–Friday — 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Saturday morning — 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
More than 250 volunteers staff the Food Pantry and Clothes Closet each month. Volunteers generally work one morning or afternoon shift per week.
Monday - Friday — 9 a.m.-noon or noon-3 p.m.
Saturday morning — 9 a.m.-noon
Volunteers are retirees, working adults and students (ages 14+). Call 913-671-2314 to volunteer. Positions include:
Food or clothing
You may bring donations to the Pantry/Clothes Closet during regular hours of operation. Donations may also be placed in the boxes located at the south or north entrances to the church.
The Clothes Closet accepts clean, gently used, in-season men’s, women’s and children’s clothing. Small household items and linens are also accepted. Due to lack of space, furniture and televisions are not accepted.
Monday through Friday: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday Morning: 10-11:30 a.m.
Monetary donations to help buy food are also welcome and may be brought to the Food Pantry. You can also mail checks, made payable to “Village Church Food Pantry,” to:
You can also give online:
Director of Food Pantry
For Food Assistance:
9960 Mission Road
Overland Park, Kansas 66207