Blessing Box Neighborhood Food Pantry Program Moves Into Wichita Church By Deborah Shaar • Jul 4, 2019 Deborah Shaar / KMUW Listen Listening... / 0:53 Shelves of food, bottled water and personal care products fill the old choir room at St. John’s Episcopal Church on North Topeka in downtown Wichita. It's the new distribution center for the growing Wichita-based food pantry program Paxton’s Blessing Box. Wichita-Based Neighborhood Food Pantry Program Expanding Across Kansas By Deborah Shaar • Jan 15, 2019 Deborah Shaar / KMUW Listen Listening... / 0:49 More small food pantries are going up in neighborhoods across Kansas. The freestanding wooden boxes are called “Paxton’s Blessing Box," and they offer non-perishable food items to anyone who needs them. Wichita Family Offers 'Blessing Box' To Neighbors In Need By Deborah Shaar • Nov 21, 2016 Deborah Shaar / KMUW One family in Wichita is taking the idea of a “community pantry” to a very personal level. They’ve set up what’s called a “Blessing Box” of goods in their front yard and are inviting people to take what they need.