Local Food Donations Decline

From our vantage . . . Inflation and rising taxes have inspired locals to cut back.

This report reminds us that local need continues to rise . . .

Even Harvesters is feeling the sting. They supply 800 organizations across the region and said they've seen donations fall since the pandemic.

"People saw what was happening and wanted to help us," said Stephen Davis, president and CEO of Harvesters. "And I think now, I think generally were feeling like things are getting back to normal, and so this isnt as top of mind."

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Kansas City-area food pantries feel impact of less charitable giving

A report from Giving USA found charitable donations between '21-'22 are the lowest since the late 90s. Kansas City organizations can confirm that.