Food is a central focus of MLM’s ministry because we believe “hunger is not an issue of charity. It is an issue of justice” (Jacquel Diouf, United Nations Food and Agricultural Director-General).
MLM's food pantries provide critical resources for over 5,600 families in the Kansas City metro area each year.
People who cannot afford to buy food are faced with impossible trade-offs every day. In order to feed their families, many Kansas Citians must sacrifice other basic needs. Of the MLM pantry guests polled, 72% routinely choose between paying their utility bills or going to the grocery store. Many parents skip meals so that their children can eat.
This March, in the middle of basketball season, we are looking for an “assist" from you! We are looking to match $70,000 from our generous donors, Blessings Abound and the Frederick and Louise Hartwig Family Foundation. During the month of March all dollars received (up to $70,000) for the MLM food programs will be matched! Help us fight hunger in Kansas City!
Take the bite out of hunger by raising awareness and funds for MLM pantries in KCMO, KCK, and the Northland
March 1 - 31, 2018
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