US Bank Helping in Harvesters Food Drive

By: From 13 News, Posted by Ralph Hipp
By: From 13 News, Posted by Ralph Hipp

TOPEKA – People in Topeka, Rossville and Silver Lake are invited to visit a local U.S. Bank branch and make a donation for Harvesters- The Community Food Network through November 10th.

“Harvester provides much-needed food and personal care items for those in need in the Topeka community,” said Wendy Wells, president of U.S. Bank in Topeka. “The U.S. Bank team is honored to have our branches be collection sites.”

The following items are needed for the food drive:
· nonperishable and canned foods including corn, beans, tomatoes and fruit;
· boxed meals like macaroni and cheese;
· canned soup, peanut butter and jelly
· fresh cereals, oatmeal and boxed breakfasts; and
· juices and baby formula.

Food donations can be dropped off U.S. Bank branches in Topeka, Rossville and Silver Lake during branch hours:
· 434 S.W. Jackson St.
· 719 S. Kansas Ave.
· 1017 S.W. Gage Blvd.
· 3600 S.W. Topeka Blvd.
· 5730 S.W. 21st St.
· 1064 S.W. Wanamaker Road
· 3625 N.W. 46th St.

U.S. Bank has a branch located at 443 Main St. in Rossville and at 10030 N.W. Highway 24 in Silver Lake.

Harvesters – The Community Food Network is the regional food bank serving a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas and is the 2011 Food Bank of the Year winner from Feeding America. Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 620 not-for-profit agencies including emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes, homes for the mentally disabled and shelters for battered persons.

Agencies in Harvesters’ network provide food assistance to as many as 66,000 different people each week. Harvesters, which was founded in 1979, is a certified member of Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks, serving all 50 states. For more information, visit

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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