Kansas City Harvesters Warn Of Economic Crisis Impact On Local Food Help

American scarcity continues to worsen and access to resources is becoming harder to attain.

Here's an important statement on the situation as the holidays approach . . .

“We’ve sort of gone from a pandemic crisis to an economic crisis because of inflation, so the need remains high out there,” said Sarah Biles, Harvesters’ spokeswoman.

While Harvesters is getting less government help than during the pandemic, the non-profit has grown, adding 60 new member agencies in the last year.

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Major food distributor for Kansas City charities struggling with large cuts in federal funding

A major food distributor for people in need in our area is struggling with inflation and a significant cut in federal funding.Harvesters serves 760 member organizations in 26 counties in Missouri and Kansas.Those partner agencies then distribute food and other household items.True Faith Outreach Ministries Church on 27th Street in Kansas City is one of the Harvesters' clients and has been a Harvesters' associate for more than 30 years."They're the main entity that we get product from to feed the neighborhood, the community.