Feeding Kentucky’s seven member food banks serve all 120 Kentucky counties in partnership with a network of over 800 local food pantries and shelters. We reach an estimated 1 in 7 of all Kentuckians each year.

Last year, our members supplied the equivalent of 85 million meals for our struggling neighbors. For more information about where food is distributed, check out this map showing pounds distributed per regional food bank.


  • Increase the quality, variety and nutritional value of food available to feed hungry people in Kentucky.
  • Mobilize the public to join the fight to end hunger by increasing awareness of the causes and solutions to hunger.
  • Advocate for food security through sound public policy and legislative solutions to hunger.
  • Strengthen the coordinated hunger relief response to disasters.
  • Build alliances and partnerships that impact hunger relief in Kentucky.

Feeding Kentucky is a 501(c)3 and a Partner State Association of Feeding Americathe nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. In 2012, The Kentucky Department of Agriculture named us a Kentucky Proud Partner in Excellence. Additionally, we were awarded the Nonprofit VOICE award in 2014, 2015 and 2018 by the Kentucky Nonprofit Network for our advocacy work.

Elderly Woman Distributing Carrots

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