Hunger Action Month

Join us this September for Hunger Action Month, a month where people all over the United States stand together with the Feeding America network to fight hunger. It’s a month to spread the word and take action on the hunger crisis — and dedicate ourselves to a solution.

Give Food

Donate Non-Perishable
Food Items

All September

Donated Food

Help us nourish hungry families, children and seniors! Every donation makes a great impact. You can donate in the barrels at your local HyVee, Price Chopper or Dillons, store, or you can bring items to either Harvesters location. Here is a list of the most requested items.

Donate at the KC Renaissance Festival

September 2 – October 1

Huzzah!! It’s time for the annual Kansas City Renaissance Festival Food Drive! Travel back in time and enjoy one of KC’s favorite traditions while also fighting hunger right here, right now! Learn more about their two awesome hunger fighting ticket offers here.

Pack Healthy Family
Meal Kits

All September

Healthy Family Meal Kits

Help us reach our Hunger Action Month goal of collecting 2,500 Healthy Family Meal Kits! Each box will have all the necessary ingredients for an easy, complete, nutritious meal for a family in need. Learn more and get started here.

Pack to Give Back:
Harvesters Holiday Boxes

All September

Pack to Give Back Harvesters Holiday Boxes

Many of our fondest holiday memories are made around a festive meal. For thousands of families in our area, a holiday meal and tableside memories are not certain. Help us provide the comforts and trimmings of a holiday meal by packing a Harvesters Holiday Box!

Give Time

Volunteer with Harvesters

All September

Volunteers in VEC

We can’t fight hunger without your help! Volunteers are vital to fulfilling our mission of feeding hungry people today and working to end hunger tomorrow. Grab a friend and help at one of our warehouses, mobile distributions or with one of our agency partners! Sign up now!

Become an Ambassador

All September

Become an Ambassador

Harvesters has a group of volunteers who have taken their engagement to a higher level and become Harvesters Ambassadors. Through special project leadership, Ambassadors help create greater awareness and understanding of food insecurity in our community and how Harvesters works to meet that need. Learn more now!

Design Your Own Field Trip

Lots of options to choose from!

Learn about hunger in our community and support Harvesters by signing up your class, group, or organization for a Harvesters Field Trip! Students will complete activities that engage, educate and empower them to fight hunger in their community. Learn more now!

Topeka Touch A Truck

Sept. 9 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Topeka Touch a Truck

Downtown Topeka Touch A Truck is a fantastic opportunity for kids and adults of all ages to get up close and personal with trucks and vehicles! Entry to Touch A Truck is free, but there is a suggested donation of canned goods to benefit Harvesters. Learn more now!

Give Money

Mabee Challenge Grant

All September

Mabee Challenge

Harvesters has received a generous $2 million challenge grant from the Mabee Foundation! As a challenge grant, it is contingent on completing the fundraising for our KDC relocation and renovation project. We’ve raised more than half the funds needed to secure the grant, but we need your help to make it the rest of the way!

Make a Gift Online

All September

Donate Online

Every gift, large or small, helps make it possible for a child to focus in school, for a mom to make it through her night shift and pay her family’s bills, and for a senior citizen to avoid life-threatening illnesses. Your generosity can transform lives.

Plan a Fundraiser

All September

Plan A Fundraiser

Want to make a difference for hungry families in our community? Host a virtual food drive for Harvesters for Hunger Action Month! Get started now! It’s quick, easy, and makes a huge impact!

Join Harvest 365

All September

Harvest 365

Our Harvest 365 members help us connect people facing hunger with the food they need to thrive daily. Will you consider becoming a Harvest 365 member for #HungerActionMonth? Learn more now!