MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive will kick off March 2 at the Harvesters–The Community Food Network’s Topeka location.
The food drive is a collaborative effort by the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Dillons Food Stores, Harvesters–The Community Food Network, Kansas Food Bank, Second Harvest Community Food Bank and the Kansas agriculture community to support our neighbors in need and to reduce hunger in Kansas communities. The goal is to raise 85,000 meals for Kansas families during the food drive throughout the month of March.
Please send notice of your intention to participate and any questions about the event to KDA’s education and events coordinator Robin Blume atRobin.Blume@ks.gov.
WHO: Governor Sam Brownback, Harvesters CEO Valerie Nicholson-Watson, Harvesters board members, Chad Higdon of Second Harvest Community Food Bank, Brian Walker of Kansas Food Bank, Sheila Lowrie of Dillons Food Store, Dillons sales representatives and members of the agriculture community
WHAT: Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive kickoff
WHEN: March 2, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Harvesters–The Community Food Network, 215 SE Quincy Street, Topeka, Kan.