Justice

Jacob’s Well is committed to meeting the needs of justice in our community, our city, and around the world. Our local outreach is focused on the Argentine community in Kansas City and our global outreach is focused upon the construction and development of Asilong Christian High School in Pokot, Kenya.

LOCAL

Partner with our friends in the Kansas City, Kansas community of Argentine.
We host food distribution events each month that provide food to hundreds of households through a partnership with Harvesters. For more information contact Emily Rietema.

GLOBAL

Jacob’s Well has partnered with the Asilong community in West Pokot, Africa.
It started with a project to build ten water wells to a drought stricken region.
We are now working to continue to develop Asilong Christian High School
for girls.

Asilong

 

LOOKING TO GET INVOLVED?

JOIN US in our partnership with the argentine COMMUNITY LOCATED IN kansas city, kansAS. THE FOLLOWING opportunities ARE CURRENTLY available:

 

Our Harvester’s food distribution events happens on the second Wednesday of the month from 1PM-4:30PM, and we are always looking for volunteers to participate. These events are very important for many food vulnerable people in Argentine.

This is a drive-up service where pre-portioned food is placed in clients’ vehicles after it has been sorted into individual portions for each family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND/OR TO SIGN UP FOR THE NEXT EVENT

Help support New Roots for Refugees by visiting our weekly Farmer’s Market featuring fresh, delicious produce grown following sustainable agricultural practices by New Roots for Refugees’ farmer Gasaya Musekura of Kansas City, KS.  The market will open May 23rd and run through October, open weekly on Sundays from 8AM-12:30PM. Gasaya’s tent will be located in the Jacob’s Well east parking lot (located off the southeast corner of 42nd St. & Wyoming).

In addition to the Farmer’s Market, there will be a weekly produce subscription offered. If you sign up for the subscription, you will pay upfront to receive weekly produce items hand-picked by Gasaya, available for pickup each Sunday!

 

 

 

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CSA OPTION

 

 

For questions regarding local justice initiatives, contact Emily Rietema.