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Basics

Food, Hygiene, Diapers, Medicine

Choice Food Pantry and Hygiene Items - with an appointment Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 am - 2:30 pm, plus available one evening and one Saturday morning a month. 

  • To make an appointment for choice shopping, call 816-763-3277 x 100. For home-bound persons who need food delivered, call 816-763-3277 x 100.

  • When you come to CAC for food and hygiene items, ring the doorbell to let us know you are here, then remain in your car and a volunteer will check you in.

CAC partners with Harvesters, Giving the Basics and many churches, businesses, organizations, individuals and other community partners to provide food and hygiene items for low-income individuals and families in south Kansas City. CAC is the only Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP USDA commodities) Harvesters distribution site in south Kansas City. CAC receives weekly bakery donations from Price Chopper and Panera. CAC is one of three St. Luke's Health System Pilot Pantry partners, and one of four Children's Mercy Hospital partners to provide food or other services for their referred patients indicating food insecurity or other needs as a social determinant of health.

Diapers and Pull-ups - available at CAC without an appointment Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. New diaper clients should call 816-763-3277 x 100 to register.

 

CAC partners with Happy Bottoms to provide diapers and pull-ups for children from newborn through age 2.

Kansas City's Medicine Cabinet - Call 816-763-3277 x 107 for medicine and durable medical equipment for those who qualify.

 

CAC partners with Kansas City's Medicine Cabinet to provide medical supplies. 

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