The following events are set to take place in Atchison County for those in need of nutritional assistance. They have various qualification standards. Would-be beneficiaries should call in advance to see if they will be able to obtain aid.
Vyve Cares Program, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays at Vyve Broadband, 116 North Eighth Street. Vyve encourages customers to drop off canned goods and other non-perishable foods, to be donated to local food banks. Anyone who donates 10 or more qualified goods is to receive a Vyve Cares reusable grocery bags. Lasts through Thursday, Nov. 15. Call 1-855-367-8938 for more information.
Feeding America Food Distribution, 11 a.m. until gone. Continues on Monday, Nov. 12; Nov. 14; Nov. 16; Nov. 26; Nov. 28; Nov. 30; Dec. 10; Dec. 12; Dec. 14; Dec. 24; Dec. 26; and Dec. 28. More info, 913-367-1207.
Second Harvest Community Food Bank, Monday, Nov. 26, at Eisenhower VA Medical Center, 4101 S. 4th St. in Leavenworth. 816-364-FOOD (3663) for more info. Recurs on the fourth Monday of every month.
Christmas Tree Assistance, Angel Tree and Meal Programs, Dec. 19 and Dec. 20; beneficiaries must sign up in advance — no late entries accepted. Sign up at The Salvation Army from 10 a.m. to Noon on Nov. 5; Nov. 7; and Nov. 9; as well as from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 12. More info, 913-367-1207.