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4 Years

of impacting the KC Community

Anyone who eats lunch can help our mission! Order box lunches, volunteer, or donate today. Help by yourself, with your business, your community group, your family or your church. We all can play a part to make racial and economic reconciliation possible today!

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who can buy lunches?

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How you can help


  • Prep food

  • Assemble Box Lunches

  • Deliver Lunches

  • Group Volunteers



  • #LunchOnMeKC - have your group donate meals for others

  • Group orders can easily be ordered online!


Why donate?


To make racial and economic reconciliation more possible today than it was yesterday.

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Pay lunch forward for neighbors who need it!


Serve together and have the greatest impact on those in need.


What is THelma's?

Thelma's Box Lunch is a social venture of Reconciliation Services. Every Box Lunch helps provide social & mental health services and reduce food insecurity for KC neighbors in need. Thelma's Kitchen promotes a vision and a space where people come together to build community in order to make racial and economic reconciliation more possible today than it was yesterday. 

  • Thelma's Kitchen is:

    • A nonprofit community kitchen, extending hospitality for all

    • A symbol of the Love of Neighbor we strive to exemplify

    • A gathering place for the work of reconciliation

    • A testimony of Thelma’s life and moving forward together

    • A healthy, affordable option for high-quality Boxed Lunches 

NEW FOR 2022: we are currently renovating our building at 31st and Troost! Order online at DoorDash

Who Can Help

Who can buy lunches?

EVERYONE! We currently serve businesses, civic groups, events, and even parties and families, offering our delicious and high quality Box Lunches for delivery or pick up. With every order, you can feel good about buying lunch that puts your dollars back to work in the community to meet needs related to food insecurity and incresing access to social and mental health services. That's why we say "Eat well. Do good." Order your next boxed lunch today! 

Some of our "regulars are:​

  • Other Nonprofits

  • Law firms

  • Churches

  • Schools

  • Insurance companies

  • Retail

  • Banks

  • Dealerships

  • Hospital/healthcare

  • Architecture firms


Make a difference

Consider bringing a group to volunteer with us or sponsoring a Lunch On Me KC where you help pay forward lunch for a group of neighbors who are struggling to survive and succeed. 

Join us in building this community that is striving to make racial and economic reconciliation more possible today than it was yesterday!

Let's get in touch

Thanks for reaching out. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

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