By Victoria Cherrie, Development Director Joyce Johnson lives in a low-income senior living complex in KCMO and relies on a pantry for the bulk of her food every month. Mostly she gets canned goods. And occasionally there are soups and grits. But there is seldom any produce, she says. “Sometimes there are grapes or apples, […]
By Lisa Ousley, After the Harvest Executive Director September 18 marked the day that the team at After the Harvest gave a “chilly reception” to 30 bins of hard squash and watermelons into our new cold storage in the Interstate Underground caves. ATH worked with Vernon County Produce in Rich Hill, MO., to get these […]
The world has definitely changed since mid-March. And so many lives have been turned upside down in this six-month timespan because of COVID-19. It’s estimated that pre-virus, one in eight in our region was food insecure. The projected impact of this pandemic is that one in six people will know food insecurity in 2020. Because […]
Our work to provide healthy food to hungry people is essential and we need your help. Here are just a few reasons we think you’ll love becoming an After the Harvest volunteer!
Helping Heroes KC In times of crisis there’s an opportunity to rise to the occasion. To become a helping hero. To turn an ordinary act of kindness into something truly extraordinary. Our community is doing just that every day. Help us give health and hope. Our need for volunteers is greater than ever. The most […]