food distribution

BOFAS (Box of Food After Service)

BOFAS is available to anyone with food insecurities that attends service with us on Sunday mornings. Stay for service and leave with a box of food. It's THAT simple! Service times are 8am and 10:27am every Sunday morning. Delivery is not available.

Hot Hope Meals

Hot Hope Meals are a drive-thru meal option prepared by volunteers at First Baptist Church. The meals are served every monday evening at 5:30pm. They are available to anyone that needs them. Delivery is not available.

Just Another Tuesday

Just Another Tuesday (JAT) is a ministry at the Otterbein Methodist Church. JAT meals are a drive-thru meal option prepared by various community groups and churches in Chanute. The meals are served Tuesday evening from 5-6pm. They are available to anyone that needs them. A free will donation is asked in return. JAT meals are scheduled to be served every Tuesday. Otterbein Methodist Church is located at 631 W 7th Street in Chanute, KS. Delivery is not available.

Neighbor2Neighbor Food Pantry

Neighbor2Neighbor Food Pantry is  open at First Baptist Church every Thursday evening from 5-6pm. Boxes are available to anyone in need of assistance.  Delivery is not available.

*On the Thursdays that Neighbor2Neighbor falls on a Commodity distribution we will distribute food boxes according to income guidelines. Those that qualify for Commodities will receive a commodity box and those whose income does not qualify for Commodities will receive a Neighbor2Neighbor box.

Commodities Food Distribution

Commodity Food Distribution is a government-regulated food distribution hosted by First Baptist Church. Commodities is an income-based giveaway and proof of total household income and a form of ID is needed to pick up a box of food. The income guidelines are listed below:

Maximum Gross Household Income:

1 Person - $1,396
2 People - $1,888
3 People - $2,379
4 People - $2,871

5 People - $3,363
6 People - $3,855
7 People - $4,347
8 People - *$4,839

*Each additional family member, add $492

The 2023 Commodity Food Distributions are tentatively* scheduled for:

Thursday,  April 20, 2023  from 5-6pm
Thursday,  June 22, 2023 from 5-6pm
Thursday,  August 24, 2023 from 5-6pm
Thursday,  October 19, 2023 from 5-6pm

Thursday,  December 21, 2023 from 5-6pm

*Dates are subject to change

Delivery is not available.

Help feed your community.

Like all of our ministries at First Baptist Church, our food distributions are able to happen because of the financial support we receive from patrons in our community and church. If you would like to make a financial contribution to our food distributions, please click the link below and make your donation under the Neighbor2Neighbor or S.O.F.A.S. line item.

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