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Volunteer at Harvesters- NEW Larger Capacity, Social-Distant, Shifts on Saturday!
Harvesters volunteers make a BIG difference in a little bit of time. Whether it’s sorting food in our facility, packing meals for kids and seniors, or helping at an event or agency in the community, your kindness will impact thousands of neighbors this holiday season and beyond. Click here to find an opportunity for you.
October - December
Many of our fondest holiday memories are made around a festive meal. However, for thousands of families in our area, a holiday meal and tableside memories are not certain. Provide the comforts and trimmings of a holiday meal by packing a Harvesters Holiday Box for a local family. Click here to see how to get started!
Check Out Hunger
November 1 - January 3
Help feed a family or senior this holiday season by adding $1, $5, $10 or $20 to your grocery bill at the register. Every dollar donated helps provide 3 meals. You can also donate nonperishable food items in the Harvesters barrels on your way out of the store or through our online donation page.
Canstruction at Home
Now - January 3
This year we're excited to present Canstruction at home! We want YOU and your family to get in on the building action! We have some pre-designed structures for you to try or you can get creative and design your own. After your structure is complete, snap a photo, share it with us then donate the items used in our barrels! Check out the designs and get started now.
Harvey's Holiday Box Hunt
Get the whole family in on some holiday fun as you embark on an activity-filled adventure with Harvey the turkey. You'll complete daily activities, go on a hunt for holiday ingredients, and help pack a holiday box for a local family in need. Learn more, download your game, and get started today!
Hy-Vee Holiday Hope Bags
November 27 - December 20
Help bring hope to the holidays by purchasing Holiday Hope Bags at your local Hy-Vee. Each bag includes everything needed to make traditional holiday side dishes and will be delivered back to Harvesters to be given to a local family. Everyone deserves a holiday meal. Click here to find the Hy-Vee nearest you.
Now - December 31
Nothing compares to enjoying the beautiful lights and sights at the Country Club Plaza. While you are out enjoying the festivities of the season and doing a little shopping, take a quick picture and post it with the hashtag #communityfirstchallenge. For every photo shared, the Plaza owners will donate 10 meals to Feeding America to help food banks like ours!
Harvesters Holiday Match
Now - December 31
Now is the time to give! Thanks to our amazing friends Peter and Veronica Mallouk and Creative Planning, Inc., your donation will be leveraged to help fill TWICE as many empty plates! Every $1 donated will help us provide 6 meals to families throughout our community. Click here to earn more and give now.
Recipes for Hope
October - December
These holiday greetings are one-of-a-kind and will be sure to bring a smile to friends, family members or co-workers. Inside each tribute is a recipe from a local chef. As they prepare a new dish for their table, recipients will know your gift also is providing meals and hope for hungry families and seniors in our community. Order yours today!
Chiefs Kingdom Food Drive
November 8 - December 6
The holiday season is a time of celebration for families throughout Chiefs Kingdom, but for many — especially this year — it's defined by hardship, tough decisions and hunger. The Chiefs Kingdom Food Drive is the largest in the National Football League. Donate online at www.chiefs.com/fooddrive.
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train at Home
The 22nd annual #CPHolidayTrain is back. And this year, its first—and only—stop is your home! Jump on board for a virtual concert on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. to raise money for food banks across North America. Click here to learn more!