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  • Writer's pictureMegan Stuke

Local Food Resources

Our amazing Community Advocacy Program Coordinator Mary has put together a list of food resources for Douglas, Jefferson, and Franklin counties that are available for the public. These resources are subject to change but are up to date as of 3/26/20. If you know of any additional resources, please feel free to let us know.

Lawrence and Douglas County Food Resources


Ladybird Diner: free sack lunches M-F 11am-12pm, customer pickup.

o 721 Massachusetts St. Lawrence Ks

o 785-856-5239


Jubilee Café: grab-and-go breakfast T-F 7am-8am (coffee, water, juice, and prepackaged food items)

o 946 Vermont St. Lawrence KS

Salvation Army (on-site meals) M, W, F 1pm-2pm

o 946 New Hampshire St. Lawrence KS

o 785-843-4188

Lawrence Schools: all locations Mondays and Thursdays 10:30-1pm (children under 18 must be present to get meal)

o Hillcrest Elementary 1045 Hilltop Dr.

o Kennedy Elementary 1605 Davis Road

o Schwegler Elementary 2201 Ousdahl Rd.

o Billy Mills Middle School 2734 Louisiana St.

o Liberty Memorial Central Middle School 1400 Massachusetts St.

Mae’s Meals: M-F 11am-1pm (1 meal per child)

o 1412 Fir St. Eudora, Ks

D Dub’s: M-F 11am-5pm (1 per child)

o 10 W Ninth St. Eudora KS.

o Burger, fries, fruit cup

Homestead Kitchen & Bakery

o Sack breakfast and lunch for children and senior citizens

o 719 Eighth St Baldwin City KS

Ramen Bowls: anybody in need no limit

o Call in order for a rainbow bowl

o 918 Massachusetts St. Lawrence, KS 66044

o 785-842-6957 Just Food: Food package delivery, Lawrence, 2-step process STEP 1: Become a client, if you are not already. You can do this by filling out this client application: (Keep in mind, if you haven’t been to Just Food in 2020, you will need to re-apply.)

STEP 2: Sign up for delivery by following this link:

Jefferson County

· USD 341 Oskaloosa Public Schools: ages 1 -18 M-F 11:30am-12:30pm

o Lakeside Village at the main office

o Oskaloosa Junior High School

o Lakewood Hills at the main office

o Lakeshore Estates at the water dept. office o Jefferson West Elementary, Mon & Wed 11:00-12:30, Kids must be present

· McLouth Public School: ages 1-18 M-F 11:30am-12:30pm

o Students must be present

o Pick-up is in the purple gym parking lot

Harvesters Mobile Distributions

Jefferson County


Jefferson County Service Organization: 1st Wednesday 10am-11am

o 410 Liberty St. Oskaloosa KS 66066

o 785-863-2637

· Jefferson County Service Organization: 1st Wednesday 11:30am-12:30pm

o Lakeside Village Town Hall

o 9887 Main St. Ozawkie KS 66070

o 785-863-2637

· Williamstown Assembly of God: 3rd Monday 2pm-3pm

o 1225 Oak St. Perry, KS 66073

o 785-863-2466

Franklin County

· ECKAN: Don Woodward Community Center: 1st Wednesday 2pm-4pm

o 517 E. 3rd St. Ottawa, KS 66067

o 785-242-7450

· Wellsville Family Worship Center: 3rd Friday 9am-10am

o 601 Locust St. Wellsville, KS 66092

o 785-883-2533

Douglas County

· Lawrence First United Methodist Church: 2nd Saturday 11am-12pm

o 867 Hwy 40 Lawrence KS 66049

o 785-861-7704

· Ballard Community Services: 2nd & 4thTuesday 10am-11am

o 1930 Harper, Main Indoor Arena, Lawrence KS 66046

o 785-842-0729

· Baldwin City New Life Assembly of God: 4th Thursday 10am-11am

o 118 5th St. Baldwin City, KS 66006

o 785-594-3045

· Baldwin City New Life Assembly of God: 4th Thursday 10am-11am

o 118 5th St. Baldwin City KS 66006

o 785-594-3045

· Stull United Methodist Church: 4th Tuesday 12pm-1pm

o 1596 East 250 Rd. Lecompton, KS 66050

o 785-887-6521

· Eudora United Methodist Church: 3rd Wednesday 10am-11am

o 2084 N. 1300 Rd. Eudora, Ks 66025

o 785-542-5839

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