Donate now or host a fundraising event for your friends!

We need your help with one-on-one coverage to meet  our challenge grant goal! Send us photos of your events for the MLM Facebook page.

  • Have a dinner party and ask guests to donate what they would usually spend at a restaurant (sample invitation to send)
  • Host an old-fashioned bake sale at church or work
  • Make some noise and collect spare change


Fill out a tournament bracket for MLM's "Munch Madness" pool!

For just $5 you can help buy food for the hungry AND feed your appetite for NCAA basketball! Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners.  Brackets open March 12 - 16. 


Get creative and make a work of art! 

Send photos of your masterpiece for our online gallery. Selected pieces will be displayed at "3B" on March 24th!

  • Design your own basketball jersey
  • Make a found-object sculpture out of old silverware and other kitchen items
  • Try your hand at crop art
  • Show us what you can do with frosting
  • Take photos of grocery stores, your pantry, or anything else that inspires you

Collect cleaning and hygiene items for the MLM pantries!

Items such as laundry detergent, toilet paper, paper towels, soap, and shampoo are necessities no one should live without! Donations can be delivered to MLM (3031 Holmes, Kansas City, MO  64109) or to our friends at Blessings Abound Thrift Store (10325 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS  66212). 

  • Get a collection barrel for your school, office, or church from our partners at Harvesters Food Network. MLM will provide signage and a list of most wanted items. Order your barrel by contacting Kelly at 816-931-3141 
  • Send the kids on a neighborhood scavenger hunt
  • Use your Amazon Prime account and find great deals online
  • Collect coupons from friends and family and see how far you can stretch your dollar

Volunteer at MLM Orchard Opening Day!

MLM ORCHARD (2824 Highland, Kansas City, MO  64109)

 Help get the orchard and community garden ready for Spring. No experience needed, just be sure to dress for the weather and bring gloves, if you have them.  Kids welcome!


Attend the 3B (Basketball, BBQ, and Beer) Fundraiser!

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
BOULEVARD BREWING COMPANY (2501 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108)

Join us at Boulevard Brewing Company for the 5th annual 3B fundraiser to partake in local brew, delicious BBQ from Joe's KC, and basketball. Every dollar you donate is matched 100% by Blessings Abound Thrift Store and the Frederick and Louise Hartwig Family Fund! 


Attend MLM Night at Harvesters!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Harvesters Food Network (3801 Topping Avenue, Kansas City, MO  64129)

Harvesters Community Food Network provides food for over 620 Kansas City non-profit organizations, including MLM. Join us for dinner and a unique volunteer experience. Kids 8 and over are welcome to attend.



Join the Team!

MLM pantries provide critical resources for over 5,600 families in the Kansas City metro area.  Now through March 31st, Blessings Abound Thrift Store and the Frederick and Louise Hartwig Family Fund will together match up to $70,000 of cash donations! With your help, we can fully fund the all 3 pantries for the entire year! 

Take the bite out of hunger by raising awareness and funds for MLM pantries in KCMO, KCK, and the Northland

March 1 - 31, 2017