Rising Inflation Threatens Kansas City Harvesters Food Supply

A quick look at upcoming Autumn . . . Apparently, those who need help putting food on the table might not be able to turn to this town's most dependable assistance organization.

Here's the word . . .

Harvesters Community Food Network said its fuel and food costs are up 33%. Buying Thanksgiving meals this year will cost the pantry about $90,000 more than last year.

"We won't be able to meet 100% of the need that is out there in the community. So, the more generous that the community can be to support us, the more we can get closer to meeting that demand that currently exists," said Kera Mashek, of Harvesters.

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Kansas City food bank sees increased demand with rising food, fuel costs

Rising food and fuel costs are hurting families across Kansas City. Harvesters food bank said that demand is rising while its purchasing power is dropping.Volunteers pack bags and fill grocery carts.