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The Outreach Program, National Hunger-Fighting Nonprofit Salutes The Kansas National Guard for Helping Package Over 5 Million Meals for People Affected by Food Insecurity Due to COVID-19

The Outreach Program, National Hunger-Fighting Nonprofit Salutes The Kansas National Guard for Helping Package Over 5 Million Meals for People Affected by Food Insecurity Due to COVID-19

Des Moines, Iowa—The Outreach Program, a leading national hunger-fighting nonprofit that addresses food insecurity through nutritional meal packaging, has announced the successful packaging of over 5 Million meals to help people in need during the COVID-19 crisis. This significant milestone resulted from the spirited collaboration and partnership with FEMA, Kansas Food Banks, and The Kansas National Guard.

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Kansas National Guard Soldiers, through The Outreach Program, Packaged Together One Million Meals to be Distributed to Food Banks Across Kansas.

Kansas National Guard Soldiers, through The Outreach Program, Packaged Together One Million Meals to be Distributed to Food Banks Across Kansas.

The Outreach Program is so grateful for the Kansas National Guard. The impact 1 million meals will make within their community is absolutely amazing. Good people, making good things happen. Watch the video of Soldiers of Company A, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion 137th Infantry Regiment (KSARNG), measure out food portions in a boxed-meal assembly line operation at Barstow’s IDEA Space in Leawood, Kansas.  

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Cargill Generously Donates Food Supply for 250,000 Meals to The Outreach Program’s Emergency Food Supply Ration Boxes

Cargill Generously Donates Food Supply for 250,000 Meals to The Outreach Program’s Emergency Food Supply Ration Boxes

The Outreach Program is pleased to report that The Cargill corporation has generously donated 40 pallet-sized boxes, in efforts to help combat food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis. With this partnership and a generous donation from Cargill, The Outreach Program will be able to ship 250,000 meals to those in need! These meals are currently being packaged in Kansas by Hutton Construction. The 250,000 meals will be distributed amongst our Emergency Food Supply Ration Boxes. Our Emergency Food Supply Ration Boxes are sent all over the United States to aid the food insecure impacted by COVID-19.

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Special Announcement: COVID-19

Special Announcement: COVID-19

In the wake of concerns surrounding COVID-19, currently The Outreach Program is practicing “Covid Safe” field packaging events.  To ensure the health and safety of our staff, our sponsors, and the incredible volunteers we work with, we are following the CDC...

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MLK Day of Service Events

MLK Day of Service Events

MLK Day of Service Events Do you need a service event for your company, faith-based organization, civic group, school or family for MLK Day? We have the perfect solution for you: a meal-packing event!  Option 1: Do-it-Yourself (ideal for small groups) 2,000 meal kit...

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Port-a-Doc

Port-a-Doc

Port-a-Doc Access to rural areas with medical care is now easier in Tanzania, East Africa, because of our Port-a-Doc! How It Works: We customize a pickup with convenient storage and refrigeration so medicines and supplies stay safe, clean and fresh. We provide a...

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Our “Must Read” List of Books About Hunger

Our “Must Read” List of Books About Hunger

If you want to learn more about the issue of hunger, we recommend these books! Roger Thurow's three are seminal works and should be read in this order:  Enough.                         The Last Hunger Season...

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