• Food Assistance
  • Clothing Assistance
  • Household Item Assistance (when available)
  • Dedicated computer and printer for job searches, applications and community resource information
  • Laundry and Personal Care Items - Given out quarterly
  • Monthly Couponing Class
  • Professional volunteers to assist one-on-one with resumes and budgeting
  • Evening Hours available for working families
  • Monthly mobile food pantry to deliver food to the Chadwick and Oldfield community
  • Thanksgiving food baskets to families that apply
  • Adopt A Family Christmas Program
  • Senior Citizens receive Christmas food, fruit baskets, and gifts

Services Offered 

Want to help your hungry neighbors in need?  You can donate your time by serving as a volunteer.  Your monetary gifts are very much appreciated a necessary for Least Of These, Inc. to continue to serve our clients.  For more information, click below.

Are you and your family in need of food assistance? Least Of These, Inc. is the only full-service food pantry in Christian County. If you are in need and live in Christian County, Missouri, we can help you. For more information, click below.

Assistance Available

Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and the 1st Wednesday of every month 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

No Appointment needed on your first visit.  This meeting will take approximately 1 hour.


On your first visit:  Your family will speak with one of our volunteers.  You will be informed of other agencies in our area who may offer needed services.  You will receive enough food to make family meals for  4-5 days.  You will also be able to shop at our free clothing closet.  

What you need to bring with you:

  1. Social Security cards for all members of your household
  2. A photo I.D.
  3. Proof of Christian County residency (current utility bill or food stamps letter, etc.)

Are you in need of food or clothing assistance?  Please review the services below we provide to residents of Christian County, Missouri.  Least Of These, Inc. provides services only to residents of Christian County.  

Least Of These, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, nondenominational organization.  We rely on generous food cash and clothing donations from the community, foundation grants, and free government food commodities to provide food, hygiene, and clothing assistance to struggling families. 

If you live outside Christian County, please click here for a list of other food pantries in Southwest Missouri.

A great way to get involved with Least Of These, Inc. is through the many events that are held throughout the year. For a list of upcoming events, please click on the "Learn More" button below.

Least Of These, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender , gender identity and/or expression,  sexual orientation, military or veteran status,  genetic information,  or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. 

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