New, Extended Pantry Hours begin Nov. 2

Starting November 2, 2021, the SMUUCh FUUD Pantry will add an hour.

SMUUCH Food Pantry Hours
Every Tuesday
2 p.m. to 6 p.m
(starting Nov. 2)

An additional hour of service time has become necessary due to an increasing demand for the pantry offerings.

Clients are able enter the pantry at 9400 Pflumm in Lenexa and “shop” the pantry shelves and refrigerators during the weekly hours every Tuesday. The pantry is staffed by volunteers and stocked by donations from Harvesters and other generous donors.

Items usually available each week include:
  • Bread
  • Milk
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Eggs
  • Shelf Stable Foods (Pasta, canned goods, sauces, and more)
  • Some toiletries and paper goods

Due to continue COVID concerns, all patrons are required to wear a masks covering their mouth and nose.

NOTE: Appointments are now recommended to secure a walk-thru timeslot. No paperwork is required. ALL are welcome regardless of status.

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No patrons will be turned away. If you are unable to make an appointment or get a timeslot, pre-bagged groceries are made available for you.

Please don’t go hungry.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us.

If you would like to volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form.

Walk-Thru Food Pantry Set to Reopen

The SMUUCh FUUD Pantry will reopen for walk-thru, “shopping-style” service starting Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Clients will be able to enter the building and shop the pantry shelves and refrigerators the weekly hours: Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Items that are usually available every week include:
  • Bread
  • Milk
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Eggs
  • Shelf Stable Foods (Pasta, canned goods, sauces and more)

Patrons will be required to continue to wear masks over their mouth and noses.

The online registration form will be required for a walk-thru time slot.

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No patrons will be turned away. If you are unable to get a time-slot, pre-bagged groceries will be made available for you. Please don’t go hungry.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us.

If you would like to volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form.

Donate Children’s Books – Book Drive through April

Want to help support literacy in our community?  Are you a family with growing kids and doing some spring cleaning? 

Consider donating new and gently used children’s books to the FUUD Pantry!

What:  We continue to collect new and gently used Children’s Books for distribution at the FUUD Pantry

When:  Ongoing

How:  Drop off your donations two ways:

  1. Bring the books by the pantry on Tuesdays from 3-6 or
  2. Contact Jamie Heller to arrange for us to pick up the books from your front porch.

Prefer to make a monetary donation? 

Great!  Make checks out to SMUUCh with “FUUD Pantry Books” in the memo line.  Checks can be mailed to:
SMUUCh FUUD PANTRY
c/o Shawnee Mission UU Church
9400 Pflumm Ave
Lenexa, Kansas 66215

What’s inside the pre-packaged bags?

If you are not able to walk into the pantry, we will offer pre-packaged grocery bags filled by the food pantry volunteers with a variety of staples for you for the week.

The Shawnee Mission Unitarian Church FUUD Pantry carries a variety of shelf-stable fruits, vegetables, proteins and grains.

As availability allows, we may be able to offer fresh vegetables and fruits. Depending on the season some will come from Harvesters and some will come our own Hope’s Harvest community garden!

Have questions? Feel free to contact us!