Blessing Boxes for Manhattan/Riley County

Small outdoor food pantries that serve those in need 24/7. Boxes are stocked with shelf-stable foods and personal hygiene products.

Cats’ Cupboard: The K-State Food Pantry

A campus food pantry providing perishable & non-perishable food, hygiene products, and gently used kitchen supplies to currently enrolled K-State students, with limited eligibility for University staff.

In-Person: 1021 Denison Ave.
K-State Student Union: Donation drop-off, main floor, next to the Cats’ Den
Amazon Wish List for direct deliveries:
Financial Contributions: KSU Foundation, account C19205/

Community Food Basket Serving Northern Riley

The Community Food Basket is a food pantry serving area residents from the western boundary of Manhattan to the northern part of the county.  Qualifications , Proof of address, limited income guidelines.
Hours 10am-12 Noon Saturdays.

Ten churches in the area work together to provide food and volunteers for the Pantry.   The partnering churches are:

Crossroads Baptist Church,
Riley United Method Church,
Riley Presbyterian Church,
Sedalia Community Church,
Randolph United Methodist Church,
Leonardville United Methodist Church,
Keats United Methodist Church,
Walsburg Lutheran Church,
Alert Covenant Church, and
Fairview Presbyterian Church

Flint Hills Breadbasket

A food pantry for Manhattan residents who are experiencing food insecurity. The Breadbasket is a community food network that collects and distributes food through church pantry vouchers, commodity programs, backpack programs, and assists with applications for government food programs Check website for hours/change in services.


Harvesters is a regional food bank that serves a 26-county area and supports more than 760 nonprofit agencies working to provide food and household products to those in need. Harvesters offers education programs to increase community awareness of hunger and teach about nutrition. Mobile distributions, BackSnack and other programs are offered to Riley County residents through Harvesters and partnering agencies. Harvesters’ Get Help webpage lists information for food assistance programs in Riley County. View the local monthly mobile distribution schedule on the Harvesters’ Learn More page.

Mt. Zion Pantry

Open Wednesdays 4-6pm

No qualifications required.

Ogden Friendship House

A food pantry, thrift store, and emergency financial aid. Check Facebook page for current hours.

Peace-Full Pantry

The Peace-full food pantry is now open to the Manhattan Community.
We are here to ensure your home pantry is full because
all people deserve a healthy meal, no questions asked.
Enter the west church door on
Sundays between 2 and 4 p.m.,
Tuesdays from 2 and 5 p.m., or
Thursdays from 5 and 7 p.m.
No restrictions, qualifications, hoops to jump through.  Come as needed and get enough food to get you through the week.

Temple of Peace Pantry

Mondays & Thursdays 12-3pm

Saturdays 8am-12pm

No qualifications required.

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