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We strive to provide food assistance for Roos in need, and we rely on volunteers and donations from within the UMKC community.

Make a Gift Online

If you are able to make a financial gift, we encourage you to give online or through payroll deduction.
Give Online

Donate Food

At the current time we are not able to accept Food donations

We appreciate your contributions! The foods we need most are:

  • Canned Meat/Tuna
  • Canned Fruit
  • Boxed Meals – (Hamburger Helper, Pasta Roni)
  • Canned Soup
  • Breakfast items
  • Granola Bars
  • Ramen Noodles

Please no glass. Please no expired items. 

How to Host a Food and Fund Drive

Sponsor a food and fund drive for the Kangaroo Pantry at your workplace, school, place of worship, neighborhood or civic organization.

Register Your Drive