When people are in need, we will be there

Who we are

We are an outreach ministry of St. Therese Church in the Parkville, MO area providing assistance since 1961.

We serve southern Platte County with food and emergency financial assistance without regard to faith, age, gender, or race.

In 2018, 4,058 households having 12,942 members were served by the food pantry. We provided 39,581 bags of groceries. We also provided financial assistance for 285 electric, 72 gas, and 65 water bills and 120 rent bills. We assisted with 7 other emergencies.

100% of our funding comes from generous donors from our community.

We are an all volunteer ministry with 99% of the donations going towards client assistance.

We are good stewards of your donations.

  • 92.5% of our purchased food comes from Harvesters at a cost of 16 cents per pound to cover handling

  • Thousands of pounds of food are donated by individuals, and Northland grocery stores and businesses

  • Clients are visited in their home before financial assistance is offered

We also organize the Christmas Adopt-a-family outreach for our clients. Parishioners volunteer to provide gifts for children in the household.

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at St. Therese Church

7207 NW State Route 9

Kansas City, MO  64152

816.741.8661

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