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Cats' Cupboard

Spring Hours 

Mon: 10 am-6 pm
10 am-6 pm
10 am-6 pm
10 am-6 pm
Fri: 10 am-2 pm
Sun: Closed

Cats' Cupboard
The K-State Food Pantry

Kansas State University
009 Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Manhattan, KS 66506


Community Resources

Konza Student Table

Every Wednesday, starting at 5:30pm, first come/first serve, free hot meal and brown bag breakfast open to all members of the K-State community. 

711 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

Nourish Together

The purpose of the Food and Farm Council is to advocate for and sustain an accessible, healthy, and local food system.  The Food and Farm Council of Riley County and the City of Manhattan, Kansas envisions a local food system that supports healthy living in the community.


Flint Hills Breadbasket

The Flint Hills Breadbasket is a Community Food Network offering a wide range of programs to area residents. 

905 Yuma Street
Manhattan, KS 66502


Common Table

Community meals available daily at 6:00 PM in Manhattan, KS.

Common Table Schedule

Manhattan Soup Kitchen

Manhattan Soup Kitchen’s goal is simple, to feed people not landfills.  Our mission is to promote the sustainability of food and other natural resources to enrich the lives of people in our community. We want to interrupt the cycle of waste by recycling existing resources, that may otherwise be put to waste as provisions to feed the hungry, educate the uninformed, and improve sustainability in our community.

Harvesters Food Assistance Locator

Mobile food distributions, BackSnack and other programs are offered to Riley County residents through Harvesters and partnering agencies.

Kansas Department for Children and Families Food Assistance - SNAP

SNAP stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP is a federal program that helps millions of low-income Americans put food on the table. SNAP benefits are delivered monthly through electronic debit (EBT) cards, which they are used to purchase groceries at one of the more than 238,000 authorized retailers nationwide. Households can use SNAP to buy nutritious foods such as breads and cereals, fruits and vegetables, meat and fish and dairy products. SNAP benefits cannot be used to buy any kind of alcohol or tobacco products or any nonfood items like household supplies and vitamins and medicines.

Check eligibility or to apply for benefits.



Kansas Women Infant and Children Program

WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food and other services to Kansas families who qualify. WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children.

WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, new moms, and kids under age 5 healthy.  WIC offers immunization screening and referral, breastfeeding support, and nutrition and health classes on a variety of topics. 

Apply for benefits

Riley County WIC

aTa Bus Transportation

The aTa Bus serves all of Riley County including the cities of Manhattan, Ogden, Randolph, Riley, and Leonardville. 

Shelter, Medical, and Dental Assistance

Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc.  - 416 S. 4th St., 785-537-3113
Flint Hills Community Clinic - Downstairs 401 Houston St., 785-323-4351
Konza Prairie Community Health Center (includes dental) - 2030 Tecumseh Rd., 785-320-7134
Pawnee Mental Health Services - 2001 Claflin Rd., 785-587-4300
The Crisis Center, Inc., 785-539-2785


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