Resources for Food Insecurity

Food insecurity for some in our community is real. 

As a reminder, USD 231 Nutrition Services is providing meals for children ages 1-18 on Mondays and Wednesdays at these times/locations:

  • Edgerton Elementary, 425 W Nelson, Edgerton, 10:00am - 11:00am, front / Nelson Street loop

  • Wheatridge Middle School, 319 E Washington, Gardner, 11:30am - 1:30pm OR 4:30pm - 5:30pm (for working parents), east car loop 

  • Trail Ridge Middle School, 495 E Grand, Gardner, 11:30am - 1:30pm, bus loop of shared lot between Grand Star and TRMS

If your family is need of food beyond these opportunities, please find a list of local food resources below:

GARDNER MULTI-SERVICE CENTER – 510 W. Main - Gardner, KS - (913) 856-7405

Food Distribution Times: By Appointment Only 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.(For Gardner and Edgerton Only)

CATHOLIC CHARITIES – 333 E. Poplar - Olathe, KS - (913) 782-4077

Food Distribution Times: Monday – Friday – 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (For families South of 119th St)

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH – 200 E. Loula - Olathe, KS - (913) 764-3555

Food Distribution Times: Tuesday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF OLATHE - 621 S. Lee Ave - Olathe, KS - (913) 782-0140

Food Distribution Times: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. only

INDIAN CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH FOOD PANTRY - 12480 Black Bob - Olathe, KS (913) 829-0712

Food Distribution Times: Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

SALVATION ARMY – 420 E. Santa Fe – Olathe, KS (913) 782-3640

Food Distribution Times: PLEASE CALL FOR HOURS

VIA de ESPERANZA- 619 A. West Dennis Ave. – Olathe, KS (913) 780-9898

Food Distribution Times: NO WALK-INS. Must call and make an appointment Friday mornings.