The Turkey Drive will benefit Open Door’s Community Food Ministry’s Holiday Food Box.
Make someone’s holiday special by helping us raise $15,000 in November to purchase the extra side items needed for a holiday meal, for Thanksgiving. Go to the Food drop-off location on the date and time listed below if dropping off side items. In past years, Open Door has provided a Thanksgiving Food Box to 2,300 households in our community, estimating 5,750 individuals.
Open Door Annual Turkey Drive Fundraiser 2022
Date: Friday November 18, 2022
Time: 9am to 3pm
Food drop-off location:
Open Door’s Food Distribution Center
Building at 2130 E. 21st N. Wichita, KS 67214
Mail your donation:
Open Door/Turkey Drive
P.O. Box 2756 Wichita, KS 67201
Click the button below and set the turkey drive as the designation
View the Turkey Drive Shopping List
Here is a “shopping list” of the items needed by the United Methodist Open Door’s Community Food Ministry Turkey boxes. Please do not feel obligated to purchase all the items on this list, but any help you can provide will go a long way and is appreciated.
Canned Vegetables & Fruits (Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Pears, Peaches, Pineapple, Apricots, Green Beans)
Pies (pumpkin, lemon, apple)
Pie Shells (shelf stable non-refrigerated please)
Pie Fillings (pumpkin, lemon, apple)
Cakes/Cake Mixes and Frosting
Macaroni & Cheese
Families Served in Community Food Program
- For the year of 2021, a total of 20,914 food boxes were served to families.
- 4,954 unduplicated families/10,435 individuals were served in 2021.
- 2021 Turkey Drive provided 1,692 households/estimated 4,230 individuals who Turkey Holiday Food boxes, as we partnered with the Kansas Food Bank, Wichita Public School District, Dillon’s Marketplace, Cargill, UMB Bank and the community for the Annual Turkey Drive Fundraiser 2021 to collect food and raise funds to support our holiday distribution for the 3-day distribution prior to Thanksgiving Holiday. Please go to the Food Ministry webpage to see Holiday Turkey Distribution dates.
Thank you for helping fight hunger and giving a holiday meal to those in need!