The fourth day of Fill the Fridge takes the 41 Action News crew to the Price Chopper in Bonner Springs, Kan.
Photographer: Logan Blankenship KSHB-TV
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The number of people in Kansas City who aren't sure if they'll have enough food might surprise you.
According to Harvesters, and the extensive data it uses to determine need, as you read this there are 262,520 people in the Kansas City metro area who worry about food. That's enough to fill Arrowhead Stadium, not once, not twice, but three and a half times. More than 85,000 of those with food insecurity are children.
The number of food-insecure kids in Kansas City, broken down by county:
This is why we hope you'll help us Fill the Fridge. From Sept. 2-6, you can participate in this perishable food drive at your local Price Chopper with 41 Action News and Harvesters. For more information, visit KSHB.com/FilltheFridge.
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