Silent Night, Hungry Night


Dear Just Food Supporter, Nearly 200 years ago, a carol of simple peace and beauty was born, in a quite village in Austria. 130 years later, after the country had been ravished by war and droughts, the people… Read More

Creating Community One Meal at a Time

Summer Meals

Summer has started here in Lawrence, KS, which means the beginning of the summer meal program, locally called Fuel Up 4 Summer. The Summer Food Service Program is a federally funded strategy to ensure that children continue to… Read More

Thanksgiving 2016


In 2015, we provided Thanksgiving dinners to 900 Douglas County families. Help us satisfy the need in 2016 and give a Thanksgiving dinner to a family in need for only $15, or give your time.   Thanks to… Read More

Seven Years Strong


Just Food has grown substantially over the past 7 years, all in thanks to people like you.  You have made it possible for us to provide healthy and fresh food to thousands of families who walk through our doors each… Read More

A New Chapter at Just Food


Dear Just Food Supporter, I am excited to announce that this week the Board of Directors of Just Food of Douglas County Kansas, Inc. unanimously voted to promote Elizabeth Keever, Just Food’s Interim Executive Director, as Executive Director…. Read More

15 Fun Facts

Client Stories Crop

Show your support Our dedicated staff and hard-working volunteers work tirelessly to bring food to the over 11,000 individuals in Douglas County who cannot afford it. Show your support. Reason #1 as to why Just Food rocks… We… Read More

Thank You


You helped us feed thousands in our community this Holiday Season. Thanks to the support and generosity in the community, no family was turned down for a holiday meal this Thanksgiving and Christmas. Volunteers from across the community… Read More

Best of Lawrence

  We are so grateful for everyone who voted for us in the Best of Lawrence! We placed 3rd in the best non profit category and are honored to be in the running with two great non profits… Read More

Our Progress

Dear Just Food Supporter, On behalf of the Board of Directors of Just Food, I am writing to provide you with an update on the progress we are making to work through the recent issues our organization has… Read More