Blessing Boxes for Manhattan/Riley County
Blessing Boxes have sponsoring groups that maintain the boxes but anyone who can is encouraged to help donate to the boxes. Boxes are stocked with shelf-stable foods and personal hygiene products. Blessing Boxes are small outdoor food pantries that serve those in need 24/7.
Cats’ Cupboard: The K-State Food Pantry
See website for how to donate food and the criteria for what foods can be accepted. Providing non-perishable food, hygiene products, and kitchen supplies to currently enrolled K-State students and employees facing financial challenges.
To donate food, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Common Table is a coalition of churches serving free meals to those in need every night of the week. Currently carry out only service. See PDF for meal location rotation.
Community Food Basket Serving Northern Riley
Contact for how to donate food. Serving area residents from the west boundary of Manhattan to the northern part of the county. Qualifications – Proof of address, limited income guidelines Hours 10am-12 Noon Saturdays
Flint Hills Breadbasket
Please contact for guidelines in receiving food donations.
Flint Hills Breadbasket is for residents that meet limited income level requirements and is community food network that collects and distributes food through church pantries vouchers, commodity programs, backpack programs, and assists with applications for government food programs.
Manhattan Soup Kitchen
All donations must be produced in a commercial kitchen certified by the county Department of Health, kept covered or wrapped at all times, have never been set out on a buffet prior to donation, and kept and stored at a safe temperature. We connect food donations with our local nonprofit partners serving those experiencing food insecurity.
Ogden Friendship House
Contact for how to donate food. A food pantry, thrift store, and emergency financial aid. Check Facebook page for current hours.