"REACHING OUT TO OUR NEIGHBORS IN NEED WITH THE LOVE OF CHRIST"

James 1:27
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

Emergency Utility Assistance for those who live in the North Topeka or Oakland area, please call 785-286-1370 and leave your contact information, and someone from our Caring Committee will contact you.

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Food Sacks distribution sites during COVID-19:

Food sacks will be given away at the above locations on a drive through basis to children, elderly, and disabled who live in North Topeka, Oakland and the surrounding communities. (Proof of address must be shown.)

Food sacks will be given away to those who attend, on a first come, first serve basis until they are gone. (Please do not attend if you are sick or have been in contact with anyone sick, or been out of the state.)

Topeka North Outreach, Inc. is a humanitarian relief organization comprised of local churches that have united to extend a helping hand to the poor and oppressed in their time of need.  Chartered in 1971 as a 501c3 organization, TNO has served Topeka for over 48 years.  Our mission statement is ?Reaching Out to Our Neighbor in Need with The Love of Christ?.

TNO began its Operation Backpack Ministry in 2006 and now serves Weekend Food Sacks to 760 children every week at 13 area schools to ensure children have food every day of the week.

We are just stepping out in faith knowing the Lord tell us in James 1:27  to ?care for the orphan and widow in their distress?.  The Church is a light in the darkness and a place where the world can find peace in the storm. 

To help with this effort, please contact TNO at 286-1370, or email us at topekanorthoutreach@gmail.com.

(Donations of non-perishable food can be dropped off at the above distribution spots day & times.)  Contributions are tax-deductible & may be mailed to 201 NW Menninger Rd. or given online at www.topekanorthoutreach.org



Weekend Food Sacks 

2019 - 2020 School Year

  (available at all North Topeka & Oakland schools)


To Apply:  click here. 





Food Donations:  click here for a list of needed items.


Volunteers:  Come help us with Operation Backpack assembly at:

Indian Creek elementary school

4303 NE Indian Creek Rd.

Park & Enter in front.  Disable parking in back.

6:00 pm on the first Thursday each month during the school year.


 
The Seaman School District produced this video about the TNO Operation Backpack program.  Check it out!

A special thanks to the 24 households that linked their Dillon's Reward cards to TNO and earned Reward Donations for our Mission.  You can sign up as a new supporter by linking your Dillon's Rewards card through their Community Rewards program,  and a portion of your qualifying purchases will be donated to TNO!  Click Here for instructions on how to link your Dillon's card. 

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Do you shop on Amazon.com?  If so, you can link your Amazon account to Topeka North Outreach, and Amazon will make a donation for each purchase to us.  Just click on Get Started!

TNO appreciates the generous donation from Seaman Middle School Student Council.  The Jr. High & Middle School students have been contributing to our Ministry for over 25 years.

To donate to the TNO General Fund, use the following button:

If you wish your donation to be reserved for TNO's youth ministry, use this button:

A special thanks to the following donors that make TNOs ministry possible: