For years churches and food suppliers have partnered with Harvesters in Kansas City. Here are a few words from the Harvesters web site:
Harvesters' mission is to feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow.
As this area's only food bank, Harvesters is a clearinghouse for the collection and distribution of food and related household products. We've been helping people in need since 1979 by
- Collecting food and household products from community and industry sources
- Distributing those products and providing nutrition services through a network of nonprofit agencies
- Offering leadership and education programs to increase community awareness of hunger and generate solutions to alleviate hunger