image of volunteer distributing food

A volunteer helps organize and distribute food to the needy at Catholic Charities Mobile Food Distribution location on July 20. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas sponsors many efforts, like Mobile Food Distribution, to try to battle food insecurity in the archdiocese.
LEAVEN PHOTO BY MATT MCCABE

by Ellie Melero
@eleanor_melero

KANSAS CITY, Kan. —

It was a hot Saturday in July, and the parking lot at Harmon High School here offered no shade or relief from the heat. But volunteers with Catholic Charities still worked hard to make sure people had access to food.

Catholic Charities hosted its monthly Mobile Food Distribution July 20, and about 30 volunteers from St. Michael the Archangel in Leawood and Our Lady of Unity in Kansas City, Kansas, came together to help bag and distribute food to some 300 families in the Kansas City area.

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