Do you provide gas cards?

We do not have the funds to provide gas cards. 

Do you provide rent or utility assistance?

We are a referring agency for Hillcrest Platte County's Blessing program. In order to qualify, there must be full-time income in the home. If you'd like a referral, please call 816-237-0138 for an appointment. 

What are community meals?

Because of COVID-19, we are not currently serving meals...we will keep you posted when that changes!
Community meals are hot, well-balanced, free meals for anyone in the community who would care to join us. Our regularly scheduled meals are the 2nd & 3rd Tuesdays from 5:00-6:30 p.m. 



When is newcomer registration?

Beginning March 15, 2020 NEW CLIENT REGISTRATION will no longer occur during our open sessions of Pantry & Wardrobe. To register for these services, one must register on-line; you can find the form on the Services link above. 

What documentation is required?

We do not require any documentation to register for our services, with the exception of our Academy. To become a student in the Academy requires a photo ID. 

When can I make a reservation?

You make a reservation on the SAME day you will be coming to the pantry. Reservations can be made beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., and on Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. 

Do you have a proxy system?

As of January 1, 2020 we no longer have a proxy system. 


Are there restrictions for the Academy?

An Academy student must be post high-school graduation date to be eligible for our program. 


How do I volunteer here?

For volunteering opportunities, visit our Volunteer page. 

We encourage families to volunteer, but children will need to be supervised by a parent. If you have questions, please contact our Program Manager, Julie Roberts at

Where can I drop off donations?

We welcome donations of food, clothes, shoes, coats, and hygiene items. It is best to deliver them to the backside of our building:

  • Mondays & Thursdays - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Fridays - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

  • Saturdays - 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

*We do NOT accept household, furniture, toys, or books...only food and items you can wear!