University of Missouri, Kansas City

About the program

At the UMKC Dining Center, students can donate meal swipes that will then be distributed via meal passes through the Kangaroo Food Pantry.

Are you experiencing food insecurity on campus? Contact the Kangaroo Food Pantry here. Check out more information on the Kangaroo Food Pantry in our Campus Resources section below.


  • Brendon Henderson

Year Founded


Program Roots

Brendon Henderson, served on the UMKC Dining Services Board of Governors and is responsible for bringing the idea to campus. Henderson says he was told in high school that life was about finding the “gaps,” and helping to start this program was one way of giving back.

Get involved

Information about volunteering is available at here and they can e-mail [email protected] with any inquires.


  • 4825 Troost
    Kansas City, MO 64110

  • Hours vary by semester. The most up to date schedule can be found here

  • 816.235.1457