Serve Locally and Globally
Helping Our Friends in St. Joseph
Join us in your efforts to rebuild our community. Every month, our congregation serves about 200 meals at the Open Door Kitchen once a month @ 510 Edmond St.
“We provide six hot meals a (week) with a sack lunch on Sundays,” Ms. Rosenthal said. “That is a guaranteed meal seven days a week. The meal can be up to the choice of (the volunteers), but there is usually a choice of (an entree), vegetable, fruit and a dessert.”
Food insecurity also has become a concern as 77 percent of food bank clients programs in Missouri are reported as food insecure, according to the U.S. government’s official food security scale in 2010. Feeding America, a nationwide network of member food banks, reported 50.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households, 33.5 million adults and 16.7 million children in 20